In order to further promoting exchanges and cooperation between Chang’an University and other high-level universities, vice president of our school, Zhao Xiangmo, and Executive Vice President of the University of Essex, UK, on behalf of the two universities, signed an inter-university cooperation agreement recently.
According to the agreement, the two parties will strengthen educational resource sharing and cooperation, promote students’two-way exchanges, reinforce teachers’scientific research cooperation, deepen the cooperative relationship between the two sides, and promote international education cooperation exchanges and technological innovation in order to promote educational and academic exchanges between schools and commit to high-level international cooperation. All these activities are on the basis of equality and mutual benefit,complementary advantages, mutual cooperation and common development.
The University of Essex is one of the world's leading universities in the field of social sciences and research, as well as a top-ranked university in the UK for teaching quality (TEF top gold award) and comprehensive research strength (Times Top 25). The University is a member of the U7 Alliance of Universities for Professional Excellence and was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Medal in 2010 and 2017 respectively. The University has the first independent Institute of Social and Economic Research ISER in the UK, the first zero-carbon business school EBS teaching building, the top-ranked School of Politics and International Relations in the UK in research, and the top 10 School of Economics in Europe. 2021 University Ranking is 26th in the UK overall and 301-350 in the world for 2021 universities. In the social sciences, the university is ranked 52nd in the world. The University of Essex has produced many distinguished alumni such as Christopher Pissarides, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics.