On Nov. 27th, Prof. Wang Baoping, Executive Vice President of Southeast University (SEU), met with the delegation from Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi) led by Prof. Emilio Faroldi, Vice Rector, and signed the Cooperation Agreement for the Double Degree Program of Master in Architecture between Southeast University and Politecnico di Milano. Prof. Federico Bucci, Pro-Rector PoliMI’s UNESCO Chair at Mantua, Delegate Rector for Mantua Campus, Assoc. Prof. Laura Pezzetti of School of Architecture Urban Planning and Construction Engineering and leaders involved from SEU School of Architecture attended the meeting.
After the introduction of the university histories, the disciplines advantages, as well as the academic structure and advantages of the School of Architecture, the two universities reached full recognition within each other. The signing of the agreement will further promote the exchange of students between the two universities.
Then, for SEU School of Architecture part, Dean Zhang Tong, Vice Dean Ge Ming, Bao Li and Jiang Hong had a meeting with Prof. Faroldi, Prof. Bucci, and Assoc. Prof. Pezzetti, and signed Appendix to the Double Degree Program of Master in Architecture between SEU School of Architecture and PoliMi School of Architecture Urban Planning and Construction Engineering. The double degree program between SEU and PoliMi is for the master students in Architecture. The agreement will be implemented from the third semester of 2019-2020 academic year.
In the evening, Prof. Bucci gave an academic report titled The Milano School of Architecture 1930-60, from which the faculty and students of SEU School of Architecture had gained greater understanding about the Milano school of architecture.
It was known that in June of 2018, Southeast University and Politecnico di Milano signed the university cooperation agreements, which include Student Exchange Agreement between Southeast University and Politecnico di Milano and Addendum to the Student Exchange Agreement between Southeast University and Politecnico di Milano. Since the implementation of the student exchange program, six students of SEU School of Architecture have been to Italy for study.
（Words/Yu Changhui, Photos/Zhong Min）