Summer University 2015

Wuhan Summer University (China)

20 Students from Europe and 15 students from China worked in July for a period of 2 weeks together. This was organized by the IAFeS (International Association for eScience) and the Jianghan University.
IAFeS has its seat in Vienna (Austria, Europe) and extends its activity up world-wide with an international emphasis.
The association, whose activity is not directed towards profit, aims:

  • to promote the development, education and research in the area of eScience:

    • Information and communications technology (ICT)

    • telecommunications

    • e-learning

    • e-media

    • e-culture …
       

  • promotion of young researchers in these areas

  • offering an exchange platform for experts

  • offering an international co-operation platform

 
The participants of the Wuhan Summer University gained from new methods of lecturing and research as well as enjoying the international atmosphere. As set by the traditional program itself, this program brought also regional and international professors and lecturers for a period of two weeks together and provided the opportunity for local and international students to learn and share their experiences.

The Wuhan Summer University offered several modules:

 

  • Business English Language

       Prof. Dr. Nicole Knighten, Jianghan University

  • Cloud and Mobile Computing

       Leopold Obermeier, MBA, MSc, Eurocloud, Executive Vice President

  • Project Management – the basic methods involved and when to choose what from a family of methodologies

       Amanda Delamer MSc, MAS, University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria.

  • Journalism - New and old Technologies in Mass Media

       Dr. Johann Günther, Professor at: Danube University Krems, Austria, The Bonch-Bruevich Saint Petersburg State                 University of Telecommunications, Russia and Jianghan University

  • Quantitative Analysis – Big Data Analysis on Chinese Automobile Manufacturing and Marketing

       Prof. Lei Chen, Jianghan University, Wuhan, China; PhD at University of Connecticut, USA
       Prof. Lan Liu, Jianghan University, China; Visiting scholar at University of La Verne, USA

  • Operational efficiency in the airline industry - new technologies and processes for the management of operational cost, Christian Albrecht, MBA, MSc, Abu Dhabi, Expert in Airline Business

  • Journalism - New and old Technologies in Mass Media
    Dr. Johann Günther, Professor at: Danube University Krems, Austria, The Bonch-Bruevich Saint Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, Russia and Jianghan University, Wuhan, China

  • Financial markets and institutions with emphasis on development of markets and the crisis of the last years
    Prof. Don May, Alaska Pacific University, USA

  • Business English Language
    Nicole Knighten, USA

 

  • Social Security & Insurance Industry
    Xiaoyu Zhang, China

 

  • Cloud and Mobile Computing
    Mengdi Yao China

 

  • Quantitative Analysis – Big Data Analysis on Chinese Automobile Manufacturing and Marketin
    Lei Chen, Jianghan University, Wuhan, China; PhD at University of Connecticut, USA
    Prof. Lan Liu, Jianghan University, Wuhan, China; Visiting scholar at University of La Verne, USA

 

  • Accounting, Economics and Finance – International Comparison on Emerging Economies
    Prof. Xiaoyu Zhang, Jianghan University, Wuhan, China; Visiting scholar at Niagara University, USA
    Prof. Lin Xiang, Jianghan University, Wuhan, China; Visiting scholar at Saint Vincent College, USA
    Prof. Liyan Liu, Jianghan University, Wuhan, China

On top: the European students got some lessons in Chinese language.

 

Lessons and Excursions


During the morning hours there were the teaching and in the afternoons and at the weekend different excursions were organized. Excursions like:

  • Visit of the Wuhan Planning Exhibition Hall.

  • Meeting with a manager from China Telekom and sicusse the situation of telecommunication and management in China

  • City tour of Wuhan with a visit of Hubei Provincial Museum, the Yellow Crane Tower and a Cruise on the Yangtze River

  • Introduction and Training in Golf on the green field of School of Golf Management at university campus

  • Dumpling making: a lesson of how to make dumplings.

  • Visit Tang Lake Park and Art Museum

  • 2 days Excursion at the weekend to Yichang & The Three Gorges..

  • Visit of the car factory Honda

  • Excursion to the TV-station of Wuhan

  • Chinese Market

  • Buddhist Tempel

  • Concert Hall

 
The mix of chinese and european students brought a cultural exchange and friendship between the two regions.