In order to promote the bonding between Chinese students studying at Óbuda University, to exchange study and life experiences, and the future potential collaboration between Chinese universities and Óbuda University – on September 26, 2023, the first China Day at Óbuda University was organized at Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering.
The conference was held in hybrid format in the “J” building wing newly added to the Faculty.
The participants (by speech order):
Vice Rector for Research Prof. Dr. László Gulácsi gave the opening speech, warmly welcomed the audience and explained the current situation of the Óbuda University and its excellent results regarding the ranking.
Chief Director for International Affairs Mr. Tibor Bial greeted those present, then recommended that the Chinese students get to know Óbuda University and its students as well as Budapest and Hungary as much as possible. He added: with their knowledge and experience, they can help their fellow students who want to come to our university to study and introduce us.
Dean of Bánki Donát Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering & Administration coordinator of Doctoral School on Safety and Security Sciences (BDI) Prof. Dr. Rajnai Zoltán greeted the audience and introduced them to the interesting history of Bánki, provided an insight into education and the vibrant student life.
Then, the counselor of the Education and Culture Office of Embassy of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Chen Kun highlighted the importance of relationship between Hungary and China in eduction, introduced the basic situation of Chinese students and scholars in Hungary and his wishes for Chinese Students and Scholars Association to be the bridge for future collaboration between Chinese students and Óbuda University. He also welcome Óbuda University professors and students to visit China.
President of Central and Eastern Europe – China Science and Technology Exchange Association; honorary citizen of Kozármisleny; co-founder and president of the Tokaj Culture foundation Mr. Jiao Chao, introduced his bridging work between Hungary and China. Especially, his association in organizing three big Innovation and Entreprenuership Competions, which attract world talents to Ji Nan, China. These can be good opportunities for all students at Óbuda Unversity to practice and visit China.
President of Chinese Students and Scholars Association in Hungary and Ph.D. candidate at ELTE Mr. Li Jianhao, introduced the official Chinese Students and Scholars Association and he also welcomed Óbuda University (hereafter ÓU) to organize students activities jointly.
Vice president for foreign affairs and DOSZ ambassador Mr. Norbert Bencze, introduced the The Association of Hungarian PhD and DLA Candidates, and his wishes for future collobaration.
Employee in Central European Trade and Logistics Cooperation Zone & President of Chinese Students and Scholars Association in Hungary, Budapest universities branch（CSSAH）& Master student at BGE Mr. Li Boyuan introduced his company and the future bright collaboration.
Ph.D. candidate at Doctoral School on Safety and Security Sciences (BDI) Mr. Song Yang shared his study and work experience in China and Hungary.
Mr. Cen Xuanzhen (Ph.D. candidate at BDI) shared the collaboration between his home university in China and Hungarian universities.
Mr. Asiru (online) (master student at ÓU) shared his sports avtivities at ÓU and in Hungary.
Ms. Urangua Lkhagvasuren, from Mongolia (master student at ÓU) shared her 5 years studies in China and study at Obuda University.
Ms. Xie Qiongzhen (online) (master student at ÓU) shared her study and work experience in Budapest and her suggestions in learning Hungarian language.
Ms. Zhang Jinfeng (master student at ÓU) shared her study and work experience in Budapest.
Ms. Du Yuwei (master student at ÓU) shared her different study experience between her home university and ÓU.
Mr. Zhang Qiaolin, first year Ph.D. student at BDI shared his study experience in China and his study plan at ÓU.
Mr. Chen Hairong, first year Ph.D. student at BDI shared his study experience in China and his study plan at ÓU.
Ms. Wu Yue (Ph.D. candidate at BDI) shared her study experience in China and Hungary, and suggested Chinese students to take opportunities in Budapest to bridge the relationship between Hungary and China.
There were additional participants from Hungarian-Chinese Friendship Association, chinese students at ÓU and other universities and employees at ÓU.
Ms. Wu Yue