Beijing Foreign Studies University
- John Herman, Ph.D.
- Director, VCU-BFSU Partnership
- Director, VCU-China Relations
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Commonwealth University’s International Partnership with Beijing Foreign Studies University officially began in December 2005 when the two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding. BFSU has hosted VCU mass communications students for summer programs and is invited to join in VCU’s American Studies Summer Program. In February 2005, John Herman, Ph.D., associate professor in VCU’s Department of History, was named director of the VCU-BFSU Partnership and director of VCU-China Relations.
City stats: Population 30 million, center of business
VCU relevant annual events: VCU American Studies Program (summer)
Top recognized programs: Foreign languages and literature
Partnership track record
Departments/programs interacting at each university: School of World Studies, School of Business
Type of activity: Faculty and student exchanges, collaborative research
Areas of promise
Departments/programs interacting at each university: L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Type of activity: Faculty/student exchanges, collaborative research