Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) and Jiangsu Vocational Institute of Commerce (JVIC), China have signed an agreement on Tuesday (9/5). This collaboration focuses on the development of education and research, particularly in the field of e-commerce. Several programs will be carried out, including the establishment of the Zheng He Vocational Education Center, Mandarin language training, exchange of lecturers and students, collaboration on e-commerce research, and internship opportunities in companies.
UNNES’ rector, Prof Dr S Martono MSi, stated in his speech, represented by Vice Rector for Cooperation, Business, and International Relations, Prof Nur Qudus MT IPM, that the programs that will be carried out are very much needed by UNNES students.
“As we know, Mandarin is one of the language skills needed in the world of work. Therefore, we are very pleased to establish this collaboration,” he said.
Prof Nur Qudus hopes that with this program, the ability of UNNES students can be improved, not only in soft skills but also in hard skills that can be obtained from internships in companies.
Meanwhile, Xue Mao-yun stated that in this collaboration, students will also have the opportunity to intern at Jiangsu Vocational Institute of Commerce. Additionally, this collaboration provides students with experience in building a business.