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Taiwan, Czech Republic to enhance higher education

Staff writer ▼ | May 4, 2016
Representatives of Taiwan and the Czech Republic signed a joint statement on further strengthening higher education cooperation between the two nations.
Czech university
Educated citizens   Vaclav Jilek and Lu Hsiao-jung
Vaclav Jilek, representative of the Czech Economic and Cultural Office, and Lu Hsiao-jung, Taiwan's representative to the Czech Republic, inked the documents in Taipei on behalf of their respective nations.

With the signing of the joint statement, the two sides will continue to share information on higher education and help establish direct communication channels between their higher education institutions, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

Currently, a total of 37 universities in Taiwan have signed academic cooperation accords with 24 universities in the Czech Republic, and the number of students of the two nations studying in the other one is increasing, the MOFA said, stressing that there is great potential for the future development of bilateral higher education cooperation.