In the afternoon of 9th Sept. 2016, Prof. Weerayuth Sethasathian, the Associate Dean and Mr.Santi Aijareon, the Director of Department of Chinese of International College of Thailand Chiang Mai Rajabhat University(CMRU)visited the School of Business Administration (SBA), Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE). Prof. Shilei YANG, the Associate Dean of School of Business Administration, and Dr. Mingfeng TANG, the Director of International Affairs Office and Sino-French Innovation Research Center participated in the meeting which was held in A413 of Tong Bo Building, Liulin Campus. Both parties had a discussion on faculty and students exchange programs as well as courses.
At the beginning of the meeting, Prof. Shilei YANG warmly greeted the visit of Prof.Weerayuth Sethasathian and Mr.Santi Aijareon. And then they both introduced the latest information about each school and discussed the details about faculty and students exchange programs, summer vacation programs ,courses, tuition fee and accommodation conditions. Both parties hoped to sign agreement about student exchange projects as soon as possible, which is beneficial to further cooperation.
At last, Prof. Shilei YANG showed appreciation for their visit, and expressed confidence in future cooperation. SBA will make an effort to develop cooperation programs with universities of countries which are along “One Belt, One Road”. We believe that the signing and implementing of the programs would underlie more cooperation and be beneficial to more students.
Chiang Mai Rajabhat University is a university in the north of Thailand under the Royal Thai Ministry of Education. The university was founded in 1924 as an agricultural teacher training college. In 1948, it became Chiang Mai Teachers College and offered majors in a variety of subjects. On 14 February 1982, the year of King Rama IX's sixtieth birthday, the king proclaimed Thailand's 36 teacher's colleges to be Rajabhat Institutes. They then began offering majors and degree programmes in non-teaching fields.
On 6 March 1985, the king granted the use of his royal crest as the Rajabhat Institute emblem. Rajabhat Institute Chiang Mai became Chiang Mai Rajabhat University in 2004. Enrolment is about 30,000.There are five faculties, one graduate school, one international college and one autonomous institute, employing about 500 faculty members.