To Students of Silk Road School Information about Silk Road School
Vice President Yantai Chen Met with the French Director of the Alliance Francaise

On the morning of September 6th, Vice President Yantai Chen met with Nicholas Pierre, French Director of the Alliance Francaise. The head of the International Office and the Chinese director of the Alliance Francaise also attended the meeting.

Vice president Yantai Chen extended the welcome to the visit of the Director of the Alliance Francaise on behalf of ZJSU, and gave a brief introduction to the university and its international strategy. He highly recognized the contribution made by the Alliance Francaise of ZJSU. He said that the Alliance Francaise of ZJSU was the only Alliance Francaise in Zhejiang province, which plays an essential role in the economic and cultural exchanges between France and Zhejiang province. Thus he hoped that the Alliance Francaise could act as a bridge to promoting Sino-France cooperation in the fields of education, economy, culture, science and technology through various cooperative and communicative channels.

Nicholas Pierre expressed sincere gratitude towards the support to the Alliance Francaise given by ZJSU and talked about the future work plan. He said that the alliance will adhere to its mission and continue to make contribution to Sino-French economic and trade cooperation and cultural exchanges.

Alliance Francaise of ZJSU was established in November 2008. Now, Alliance Francaise has become the largest French training institution in Zhejiang and one of the most important Sino-French platforms in education and cultural exchanges. Since its establishment, the alliance organized a wide range of cultural events, including French film appreciation, art exhibitions, concerts, open days, lectures and open classes, which attracted numerous people in Zhejiang who were interested in French culture, making positive contribution to improving the reputation of the university.