On 25 May 2017, a delegation headed by Prof. Peter Reichling of the Otto-von-Guericke Business School Magdeburg visited the Experimental School of the OUC to discuss a joint-education programme. Zhang Jimin, chair of the council of the Beijing International Institute of Asia-Europe Education and Culture (AEEC Beijing), and Yao Bo, its dean, joined the discussions.
Following introductions, the two sides discussed issues such as application and language requirements for the foundation programme in Germany, review of academic qualifications, and group visas.
On 5 June 2018, a delegation of five people headed by Liu Chen, OUC vice president and the Beijing International Institute of Asia-Europe Education and Culture (AEEC Institute Beijing) visited Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU). Liu Chen and the heads of the Otto-von-Guericke Business School Magdeburg,Prof. Peter Reichling and Prof. Christian Stahr, discussed the school operation concept of the OUC, its school operation characteristics, and the OUC’s education and teaching situation. The three sides formally signed the Agreement by the OUC, Otto-von-Guericke Business School Magdeburg, and AEEC on the Joint Master’s Degree Programme. They also conducted an in-depth discussion on the specifics of joint education and teaching, and reached a consensus. They agreed to carry out a joint education programme in majors such as Management, Finance, and Management of Business Administration (MBA), build relevant curriculum and teaching resources, exchange students and cultivate international student cooperation, carry out mutual accreditation for learners, and conduct mutual exchanges and visits.
The cooperation of joint training programme for postgraduate education, will be conducive to accumulating school running experience in postgraduate education and teaching for the OUC, improving the teaching ability of the OUC's tutors, expanding the channels for further study and employment available to OUC graduates, and enhancing the international level of the OUC’s school operation.