Rector of the University of Banja Luka Prof. Radoslav Gajanin, PhD, and Executive Dean of the Qingdao–Europe Advanced Institute for Life Sciences (QEI), China, Hanbo Li, PhD, signed an Agreement on Mutual Cooperation on 20 October 2021.
As set forth in the text of the Agreement, the cooperation will take place through joint activities and programs, in areas such as: exchange and mobility of researchers, teaching and administrative staff, and exchange and mobility of students in all cycles of studies. Furthermore, the development and advancement of the teaching process is planned, with a focus on new study programmes and curricula. The plan is to take joint part in projects, and to work on innovations and transfer of knowledge and technologies. It is also planned to organize educational, scientific and professional conferences, as well as other academic meetings, joint publishing and other activities.
Agreement with the Qingdao–Europe Advanced Institute for Life Sciences (QEI), China, headquartered in Qingdao in the Chinese province Shandong, was signed online, and a presentation of the institutions was given before the signing ceremony.
The signing ceremony was also attended by the Vice-Rector for International and Interuniversity Cooperation of the University of Banja Luka Prof. Biljana Antunović, PhD, and Confucius Institute Home Director Ljiljana Stević, PhD. The attendees from the Chinese side were Dean of the Qingdao-Europe Advanced Institute for Life Sciences Prof. Yonglun Luo, Senior Advisor Prof. Fred Dubee, and Group leader of the Stem cells research Dragomirka Jović, PhD.