• 5月21至24日,印度尼西亚特布卡大学(UniversitasTerbuka--UT)代表团一行5人访问我校。我校国际交流学院全程负责来访团的行程安排,信息化建设与管理办公室、学历教育部、质量监控与评价中心、学习资源中心等部门相关人员参加了会谈和交流活动。印度尼西亚特布卡大学代表团一行5人分别来自信息系统部、多媒体学习和材料制作中心、财务部、农业商业系和管理系。来访期间,代表团分别与我校相关部门人员就AI的应用、沉浸式学习、质量监控、学生支持服务、学习资源建设、考务系统等专题开展了系列研讨和交流活动。经过三天的充分交流,双方加深了对两校办学体系的理解,并从两校质量监控、学生支持服务、考务系统、学习资源建设等方面增进了相互了解和互学互鉴。期待以此次交流为起点,增进两校之间更多的交流互访和合作研究,推动我校国际化办学水平的提高。印度尼西亚特布卡大学(又称印度尼西亚开放大学)成立于1984年,是印尼第45所国立高等教育机构,专门提供远程开放教育,在扩大教育机会、使社会各阶层的人接受高等教育方面卓有成效。特布卡大学致力于成为开放和远程高等教育领域的领先机构,培养具备全球竞争力的高素质毕业生,同
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    OnMay17,2024,anadvisorygroupmeetingwasheldforUIL-SOUresearchprojecton‘thebenefitsoflifelonglearningforolderadults.TheresearchprojectisoneoftheprojectscarriedoutbytheUNESCOInstituteforLifelongLearning(UIL)andShanghaiOpenUniversity(SOU).In2020,UILandSOUinitiatedthefirstcollaborativeresearchprojecton‘theroleofhighereducationinstitutionsinpromotinglifelonglearning.’Basedonthepreviousstudy,theinstitutionshavecontinuedtheirexplorationon‘thebenefitsoflifelonglearningforolderadults’.Thenewresearchstarte
  • On24May,ShanghaiOpenUniversitysuccessfullypassedtheevaluationofUNESCO,andcontinuedtoserveasthehostinstitutionoftheUNESCOUNITWINNetworkinDistanceandOpenLearning(East-Asia)foranadditionalperiodoffouryears.JIAWei,SecretaryofthePartyCommitteeandPresidentofShanghaiOpenUniversityistheNetworkCoordinator.Launchedin1992withtheaimofpromotinginternationalinter-universitycooperation,toshareknowledgeanddevelopcollaborativework,therearenowsome950UNESCOChairsand45UNITWINnetworksin120countries.InChina,thereare3
  • Inordertopromotethehigh-qualitydevelopmentoftheuniversitysforeignaffairsworkandinternationalexchanges,theInstituteofInternationalExchangeofSOUvisitsotheruniversitiesforresearchandexchange.OnthemorningofMay9th,WENGZhuhua,theInstituteofInternationalExchangeofSOU,ledadelegationtovisitandconductresearchattheInternationalAffairsOfficeofShanghaiNormalUniversity.WUCheng,DirectoroftheInternationalAffairsOfficeofShanghaiNormalUniversity,ZHANGXianghong,DeputyDirector,andWANGZhenghai,DeputyDirector,partici
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    On26March,Mr.ChristophStueckelberger,founderandPresident,andMr.FadiDaou,ExecutiveDirectorofGlobethics,visitedShanghaiOpenUniversity(SOU).Mr.JiaWei,President,andMs.ZhangJin,VicePresidentoftheSOU,welcomedthedelegation.RelevantstafffromthePresident’sOffice,InformationandTechnologyDepartmentandInstituteofInternationalExchangeoftheSOUattendedthemeeting.PresidentJiaandVicePresidentZhangextendedawarmwelcometothedelegation.Thetwosidesexchangedviewsontheethicalissuesineducationbroughtaboutbydigitalandeme
  • OnMarch14th,the9delegatesfromKoreaNationalOpenUniversity(KNOU),ledbyProfessorChungKwangSik——DeanoftheDepartmentofComputerScienceatKNOUvisitedShanghaiOpenUniversity(SOU).LeadersandrelatedstafffromtheInstituteofInternationalExchangeandtheInformationandNetworkManagementCenterofSOUparticipatedinthemeetingandexchanges.ThemeetingwaschairedbyDr.WengZhuhua,DeanoftheInstituteofInternationalExchange.OnbehalfofSOU,shewelcomedthedelegationfromKNOUandreviewedthelong-termcooperationbetweentheKNOUandSOU,andals
  • 1.ProgramOverviewImmersionHub,shortterminternationalstudentprogramofShanghaiOpenUniversity(SOU),isatwo-weekprogramthattakesyoutoexperienceChineseculture,masterthebasicChineselanguage,appreciatethecharacteristicsofthecityofShanghai,andlearnaboutChinasfashionanddesignindustry,andisagreatoptionforyoutoexperienceashort-termstudyabroad.2024ImmersionHubisjointlyorganisedbyInstituteofInternationalExchangeofSOU,TheShanghaiBridgeandShanghaiInternationalFashionEducationCenter(SIFEC).2.ScheduleandApplicati
  • ShanghaiOpenUniversityispleasedtoannouncethatapplicationsforits2024InternationalVisitingScholarProgramisnowbeingaccepted.ShanghaiOpenUniversity(SOU),sponsoredbytheShanghaiMunicipalGovernment,approvedbyChina’sMinistryofEducationandsubjecttotheadministrationoftheShanghaiEducationCommission,isanewtypeofhighereducationinstitution.ItwasformerlyknownasShanghaiTVUniversity,whichwasfoundedin1960.SOUprovidesopenanddistanceICT-supportededucationtoadultsatundergraduateandjuniorcollegelevel.SOUhashadmoretha
  • ThefifthCapacity-buildingWorkshopon‘StrengtheningEducationSystemsfromaLifelongLearningPerspective’,jointlyorganizedbytheUNESCOInstituteforLifelongLearningandShanghaiOpenUniversity,successfullyconcludeditsin-personphasefrom19thto25thOctober2023,inShanghai.Theworkshopadoptedahybridmodalityforthefirsttimethisyear.Followinganonlinephasefrom11thto22ndSeptember,12representativesfromeachcountryteamparticipatedinthein-personphasefrom19thto25thOctober.Therepresentativesincludedtheteamleaders,deputyteamle
  • FromOctober16thtoOctober27th,12internationalvisitingscholarsfrom11countriesincludingtheUnitedKingdom,theUnitedStates,Cyprus,Bangladesh,Malaysia,Pakistan,Mauritius,Tanzania,SouthAfrica,PapuaNewGuinea,Jamaica,etc.,havesuccessfullycompletedtheirresearchsandexchangeatShanghaiOpenUniversity.ThetargetofthevisitingscholarprogramstillfocusesonthetheBeltandRoadcountries,andtheprogramhasreceivedextensiveattentionfromoverseasscholars.Atotalof115applicationsfrom28countrieshavebeenreceived.Afterstrictevaluat
  • The three-day conference showcased a rich program with eight Plenary Sessions, two Presidents' Forums and one Round Table Forum.
  • The SOU “Immersion Hub” Short-term Course Program for the international students began in 2013. This year, more than128 students from 23 countries have signed up for the online program. Up to now, more than 600 students from over 30 countries and regions have participated in SOU “Immersion Hub” Program.
  • On June 5th, UNESCO Institute of Lifelong learning (UIL) and Shanghai Open University (SOU) launched two publications on the important role of higher education institutions in lifelong learning during an international webinar.
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    On the morning of May 17, Mr. Matthias Afting, CEO, Mr. Timo Tekhaus, Director of Academy International and Ms. Chen Liwei, Head of China Office of Cognos International Group, visited SOU. Mr. Jia Wei, President , Ms. Xue Wei, Director of the Personnel Office, Ms. Weng Zhuhua, Director of the Institute of International Exchange, and relevant staff of SOU, attended the meeting.