1On October 10th, Professor 照井義則, President of Bunka Fashion College (BFC), heading a four-member delegation, visited Dalian Polytechnic University (DPU). Professor Li Rongde, President of DPU, had a cordial meeting with the delegation. Professor Ren Wendong, Vice President of DPU, and relevant responsible persons of International Office, School of Fashion, and Graduate School also attended the meeting and had cooperation discussion with the visitors.
President Li Rongde had a cordial meeting with the delegation.
Over the meeting, President Li Rongde, on behalf of DPU, extended a warm welcome to the delegation. He pointed out that Dalian was quite famous for its fashion industry in China. As the fashion textile research and development center in Northeast China, DPU has educated many qualified and excellent fashion graduates who are playing important roles in Chinese fashion industry. He also said that since Japan was also in the leading position of fashion, there were great prospects for establishing cooperation between the two universities. He expected that substantial cooperative programs of joint education, teacher visit, fashion show, and etc, could be initiated. At last, he stressed that people communication could promote China-Japan friendship, and he had great confidence on the cooperation.
Then Vice President Ren Wendong made relevant proposals on teacher and student exchange, collaborative research, and joint fashion show. He also has detailed discussion on tuition, credit transfer, language teaching of joint master degree student “2+1” and “2.5+0.5” education programs with the delegation.
Representatives of the two universities had detailed discussion on cooperation.
President 照井義則 thanked President Li Rongde for the warm welcome they had received. Then he briefly introduced BFC. He said that he highly admired the achievements of School of Fashion. He expected that joint master degree student education programs could be initiated and implemented. He also said that he would start to promote the implementation of the programs as soon as he was back to Japan.
After the meeting, the delegation had a campus tour. They visited School of Fashion and School of International Education. All of them spoke highly of teaching facilities.
Founded in 2006, Bunka Fashion College, only offering graduate student education, is the first college aiming at educating graduates with practical abilities and skills of fashion in Japan. As the only Japanese member of IFFTI, it won the second place in Fashionista List (2015) of top 50 fashion education institutes in the world.