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Ocean College eyes enhanced collaborations with Germany




Ocean College of Zhejiang University joined the Center for Sino-German Cooperation in Marine Sciences (SGMS) for stronger collaborations with Germany.


The Center for Sino-German Cooperation in Marine Sciences (SGMS) was jointly created in 2011 by the Ocean University of China (OUC), the University of Bremen, the University of Kiel (CAU), the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT),and the Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR). The establishment of the SGMS is an extension of the Sino-German Initiative on Marine Sciences funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (MOE).


The SGMS strives to continuously enhance the cooperation between the above mentioned institutions of both countries in the fields of higher education, research and development in marine sciences by organizing annual events such as Summer Schools and bi-lateral symposiums.


Ocean College of Zhejiang University is to co-host the third Sino-German Summer School with Ocean University of China. The 3rd Summer School is scheduled from September 2 to 13 in both Qingdao City and Hangzhou City.



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