Your Invitation to Symposium on Cross-border Education

Dear international educators,      

It is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the International Symposium on Cross-border Education, to be held on Oct 18-19, 2018 in Beijing, China, during the China Annual Conference for International Education 2018 (CACIE,


China Annual Conference for International Education 2018

Being the largest conference in the field of international education in China, CACIE is a unique and high-level platform for over 3,000 educational leaders and professionals worldwide to share visions on the issues that will shape the future of education nationally and globally.  This year, CACIE will be hosted in Beijing from October 18-21, 2018. 


International Symposium on Cross-border Education

With the rapid development of higher education internationalization, the depth and breadth of China's educational reform and opening up has led to a new era, Chinese-foreign cooperation in education, also known as Chinese-foreign joint institutes and programs, has demonstrated tremendous efforts in innovating the teaching and enhancing the quality. It is stepping towards a new phase of higher quality and efficacy. 

This year, the "International Symposium on Cross-border Education" and its series activities, themed with "Quality and Efficacy: New Opportunities and Challenges for Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Education in New Era", will engage international educators from home and abroad in in-depth discussions to shape the future of Chinese-foreign cooperation in education. 


Access to practical contents and networking

From independent joint universities, to joint institutes and joint programs across the country, you will find the very best examples and experiences showcased by the Chinese universities and their partners from many countries. Hot issues including teacher's capacity building, quality assurance and international students recruitment will be discussed and profound insights will be shared by researchers and the administrators. You will also find it an excellent opportunity to network with Chinese universities and find potential partners. 


Who will be here?

The two-day event expects to bring along around 300 participants representing government entities, administrators and teachers from Chinese-foreign joint institutes and programs and researchers. 





Poster Exhibition: Chinese-foreign joint institutes and programs



Forum on Chinese-German Joint Institutes and Programs/Chinese-Australian Transnational Education/Chinese-UK Transnational Education/Chinese-Russian Cooperation in Education/Chinese-French Joint Engineering Institutes-Innovation in Engineering Education/Quality Assurance of Cross-border Higher Education/Practices for Managing Model Joint Institutes and Programs in China 


Report Release   

2017 Annual Report of Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Education (Institutions and Programs)/Chinese-Australian Transnational Higher Education in China


Agenda (Tentative)


October 18, Thursday

9:00-9:10 Opening Remarks

9:10-9:40 Keynote Speech:Opportunities and Challenges for Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Education in New Era

9:40-10:20 Keynote Speech:Innovation of Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Education in the Building of World-class Universities and Disciplines

10:20-10:40 Launching Ceremony of Exhibition of Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Education

10:40-12:00 University Presidents’Dialogue:Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Education-towards Innovation and Excellence

13:30-17:00 Workshops(Concurrent sessions)

-Chinese-Australian Transnational Education

-Chinese-UK Transnational Education

-Chinese-Russian Cooperation in Education

-Chinese-French Joint Engineering Institutes-Innovation in Engineering Education

-Quality Assurance of Cross-border Higher Education

-Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Education and the Internationalization Strategy of Universities 

-Practices for Managing Model Joint Institutes and Programs in China

-Faculty Development for Chinese-foreign Joint Institutes and Programs

-Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Education as A New Choice for International Students in China

-Belt and Road Initiative: New Opportunities for the Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Education