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Hefei International Education College

Updated: August 24, 2021


In October 2018, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Hefei Municipal People's Government and the Administrative Committee of Hefei Economic and Technological Development Area signed a cooperative agreement for jointly building Hefei International Education College (HIEC) of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU).

HIEC fully leverages BFSU’s advantages in disciplines, talents and international communication and cooperation, building international communication platforms, carrying out academic education and professional talents training and introducing and incubating cultural and scientific research projects by establishing the German center,the  high-level talents training base and the industry-university-research base for cultural education.

It assists the construction of Sino-German education cooperation demonstration base, boosting international technologies and talents gathered in Hefei for providing the city with quality education, refined cultural ideas and services of enhancing international influence.

It fuels local economic transformation and opening up to the outside world, building the platform for national technological innovation and high-end international communication in economy, technology and culture.

HIEC sets up the platform in Hefei for Sino-German communication in high-level culture, trade, technology, sports, industrial certification and vocational education. It pushes forward Hefei’s construction of the Centre for China-EU People-to-People Exchange Studies, the center for collaborative innovation of Chinese culture going global and Institute for Silk Road Research. It sets up business incubators for students and carries out university-local place-enterprise talent training. It offers courses in business, German, advanced translation, etc. HIEC recruits students in the form of Sino-foreign cooperative education, international student education and academic visit. It boosts multilingual curriculum development for basic education. It carries out social trainings for primary and secondary school English teachers, senior translation, international business and enterprises' internationalization. It establishes the EDP sub-center of international business school, the sub-center of Asia-Pacific translation training and training base for translation and interpretation. It provides important think tank support for Hefei building global influential innovation place.