Football team of Drake University visits Beijing

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A delegation of 82 football team members and teachers from America's Drake University visited the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) from May 23 to June 4, 2018, reported UIBE's official website.

The visiting program included a friendly football game, cultural visits, tours of companies and other exchange activities.

Football team players from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and America's Drake University pose for a group photo at the UIBE in Beijing. A delegation of 82 football team members and teachers from Drake University visited the UIBE from May 23 to June 4, 2018. [Photo/]

Vice president Zhao Zhongxiu of UIBE met the delegation led by Drake president Marty Martin. Zhao introduced the achievements UIBE has made in its efforts to rank among the world-class universities with world-class disciplines. He hoped the two sides could find more opportunities to deepen exchanges and cooperation.

As one of the UIBE's friendly partners, Drake University has carried out all-round and deep cooperation with UIBE in terms of talents training, scientific research, and student and staff exchanges.

President Martin thanked UIBE for its support of the program and promised to work with it in promoting staff and student exchange visits during summertime, and short-term student exchange programs, along with increasing the number of international students.

Founded in 1951, UIBE is a multi-disciplinary and national key university with economics, management, law, literature and science as its core academic areas of expertise. At present, UIBE consists of 15 academic schools, a Graduate School, a Department of Physical Education and a Department of Culture and Art, offering over 1405 undergraduate courses, 875 postgraduate courses, and 109 doctoral courses. Currently, it has established partnerships with over 160 overseas universities and international organizations.

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