The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jul 03, 2008 Volume 20
Office of Academic Links(China)
CUHK Discussed Inter-University Exchanges and Collaborations with National Central University, Taiwan

Subsequent to the recent signing of an MOU on academic exchange in the areas of humanities and social sciences, a 10-member delegation from the National Central University (NCU), headed by Prof. Chiang Wei-ling, Acting President, visited The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) to discuss academic cooperation on June 19. The delegation included faculty deans, directors, and senior administrators from NCU.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor of CUHK Prof. Jack Cheng introduced the university to the delegation, while Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Registrar Prof. Billy So gave an introduction on one of CUHK's Focused Areas of Research – Chinese Studies. The meeting was also attended by Prof. Henry Wong, Head of New Asia College and Chairman of Research Committee, Prof. Cheung Wai-man, Chairman of the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics, Prof. Chu Hung-lam and Prof. Yip Hong-ming from the Department of History, Prof. Lin Hui, Director of The Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, Prof. Choi Po-king, Programme Director of Gender Studies, and Ms. Wing Wong, Director of Office of Academic Links (China).


After the meeting, the delegation was divided into different groups, each with some CUHK's representatives, to centre around on specific topics. They exchanged opinions and views on overall cooperative strategies, and possible cooperative research projects in the following areas: humanities, history, remote sensing, social sciences, accounting, finance, and gender studies etc.  Later, the delegation met with Vice-Chancellor Lawrence J. Lau.


The visit had strengthened academic and cooperative communications of both sides, and laid the milestone for future collaboration between the two universities.


Found in 1915, NCU is one of the major research-oriented universities in Taiwan. NCU now has 7 colleges, 27 departments and 46 research centers. Among its 10,000 students, about half of them are research students. Website:

The National Central University Delegation, headed by Prof. Chiang Wei-ling, Acting President (8th from left), takes a photo with Prof. Lawrence J. Lau (10th from left), Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Jack Cheng (6th from left), Pro-Vice-Chancellor, and some other representatives of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

:: Back to This Issue
:: CUHK Discussed Inter-University Exchanges and Collaborations with National Central University, Taiwan
:: Launch of for Mainland Postgraduate Students Summer Placement Programme at CUHK
:: Vice-President of Sun Yat-sen University Visited Faculty of Engineering, CUHK
:: University of Tainan Delegation Visited CUHK
:: Southwest Jiaotong University Delegation visited CUHK

Please send enquiries,
suggestions and contributions to

Contributions should be sent to the office by the 22nd day before the issue month.


Copyright 2019. Office of Academic Links (China), The Chinese University of Hong Kong. All rights reserved.