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with Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences


1. Introduction of the Program

Kouvola of Finland and Jinhua of China are sister and friendship cities. Mr. 爱默-阿提先, the mayor of Kouvola, has twice led the governmental delegation to visit our school. Our school and Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences became sister schools in June of 2005.

According to the cooperation agreement, our school and Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences carry out students exchange, mutual credit recognition and mutual exemption of tuition fees. Several college graduates of our school, whose Ielts score is 6 or above, are sent to Kymenlaakson University of Applied Sciences for further study majoring in International Trade in September every year.

Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences is located in a Nordic country of an exquisite scenery, Finland, which is known as Kingdom of Thousands of Lakes with the largest archipelago in Europe. Finland is the sixth largest country in Europe, covering an area of 33.8 square kilometers with a population of 52 million. The annual average temperature of Helsinki is 5.3 degrees. The warmest month throughout the year is July with the highest temperature 17 degrees and the coldest February, lowest temperature 6 degrees below zero. Finland joined the European Union in 1995, primarily exporting metal, engineering and electronic products (50%), as well as forest products (30%).

Based on Kymenlaakso Institute of Technology, founded in 1996, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences is one of the 29 higher vocational institutes approved by Ministry of Education of Finland. Upgrading to an undergraduate institute, it changed its name to Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences. Located in both Kotka and Kouvola, the university is divided into six campus, including technical, business, social, shipping, forestry, and electronic design districts with more than four hundred teachers and more than four thousand three hundred students as well as five hundred or so foreign graduate students.

All the undergraduate courses of International Trade of the university are taught in English, in 3.5 schooling years, including basic learning, professional learning, internship practice and graduation thesis. The exchange students from our school only need to pay for travel, accommodation, meals, materials and other related costs during their study in Kymenlaakso. And after 1.5 years, the qualified graduates can obtain Bachelor’s degrees in International Trade of international recognition.


2. Students and Teachers Exchanges in Recent Years

(1). From 2006 to present, a total of 26 students of our school have been sent to study in Finland, including 2 ones in 2006, 5 in 2008, 3 in 2009, 5 in 2010, 5 in 2011, 3 in 2012, 2 in 2013 and 1 in 2014.

(2). From 2006 to present, a total of six Finnish students came to study art design, international trade and Chinese in our school.

(3). In 2014, two Finnish students had internship learning in our schools' cooperative enterprises.

(4). In 2007, Dr. Ilkka Virolainen conducted a short-term visit to our school, during which, a one-week teaching on Finnish trade for English major students was carried out and lectures for teachers of English majors were given.

(5). In October of 2010, Mr. Mark, rector of International Business College and Mr. Ulla, the director of Chinese-Finnish cooperative program visited our school.

(6). In May, Tarig Brola, a Finnish teacher, conducted an exchange in the Art College of our school.

(7). In June of 2012, delegation of Mr. Li Qiuhua, Secretary of our school, paid a visit to Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences.

(8). In June of 2013, Ari Lindeman, Leader of Leadership and Management Group visited our school.

(9). In March of 2014, Kirsi Rouhiainen, a senior student consultant visited our school.

(10). In September of 2014, the short-term teachers training group of Wang Hao, Xu Junling, Wu Yaqin, Dong Pang and Ying Lizu, received training programs in Finland.

(11). From September to November of 2014, Wu Ru, a teacher from Economics and Management College, and Gao Jing, a teacher from Art College received a three-month teacher training in Finland.

(12). From November 9 to 11 of 2014, Mr. Petteri Ikonen, Rector of Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, and Dr. Marja-Liisa Neuvonen-Rauhala, Director of Education, International Business and Culture visited our school.


3. Advantages of the Study - abroad Program between Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences and Jinhua Polytechnic

     (1). Advantage one: Excellent study environment. Nordic countries such as Finland, are known for high income, high taxes and generous welfare throughout the world. The good welfare brings about high-quality citizens and stable social environment. In Finland, without too many safety concerns, students can totally devote themselves to study. What’s more, with high overall quality, simple folkway, the native students are very friendly to Chinese students without any exclusion.

(2). Advantage two: teaching in English and education free of charge. Despite courses taught in mother tongue, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences offers courses specially for international students. The courses of International Trade our school’s students take there are all taught in English. In addition, the biggest bright spot of the program is free education. Students only need to pay the costs of living during their study abroad. The average yearly cost of living in Finland is around 50000 RMB (including accommodation, meals, transportation and books, etc.). Therefore, study cost is relatively low. For instance, Shen Dongdong, a student of our school participating in the program, only spent 40000 yuan on a year’s study in Finland.

(3). Advantages three: high visa pass rate. Due to the cooperation agreement between Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences and our school, it is easy for the students in our school to obtain a visa. What’s more, the visas students obtain belong to Shenggen Visas, with which, students can travel in 24 European countries without border inspection. It is helpful for students to enrich their experience through a European visit study.




芬兰科拉索应用科技大学交换生(专升本)项目

一、项目简介

    芬兰考沃拉市(Kouvola)与金华市是姐妹友好城市,考沃拉市市长爱默-阿提先生曾两次率领政府代表团访问我校。我校与芬兰科拉索应用科技大学于2005年6月结成姐妹学校。

    根据我校与芬兰科拉索应用科技大学的合作协议,双方互派学生,互认学分,互免学费。我校于每年9月派遣若干名雅思成绩6分及以上的大专毕业生作为交换生赴芬兰科拉索应用科技大学攻读国际贸易专业学士学位。

    科拉索应用科技大学位于风光旖旎、素有千湖之国之称、拥有全欧最大群岛的北欧国家芬兰。芬兰是欧洲第六大国,面积33.8万平方公里,人口5200万。首都赫尔辛基的年平均气温5.3度,一年中最温暖的7月最高气温为17度,最寒冷的2月最低温度为零下6度。芬兰于1995年加入欧盟组织,主要出口金属、工程和电子星游娱乐(占50%),以及林业星游娱乐(占30%)。

    科拉索应用科技大学创办于1996年,前身科拉索星游娱乐开多久了学院,是芬兰教育部批准开办高等教育的29所职业学校之一,该校已于2009年升本,改名为科拉索应用科技大学。该校坐落在考沃拉和考特加两座城市,分为星游娱乐开多久了、商业、社会、海运、林业、设计与电子六个校区,现有教师四百余人,在校学生四千三百余人,另有五百名左右的外来进修生。

该校的国际贸易本科专业采用全英文授课,学制3.5年,包括基础学习、专业学习、实习和撰写毕业论文。我校交换生进入该校就读只须交纳旅费、住宿费、伙食费、资料费及其他相关费用,学习1.5年后,成绩合格,可获得国际认可的国际贸易学士学位。


二、近年师生互派情况

1.        2006年至今共有26名我校学生赴芬兰学习,其中2006年2名,2008年5名,2009年3名,2010年5名,2011年5名,2012年3名, 2013年2名和2014年1名。

2.        2006年至今共有6名芬兰学生来我校学习艺术设计、国际贸易和汉语。

3.        2014年有2名芬兰学生在我校校企合作星游娱乐官方学习。

4.        2007年4月Ilkka Virolainen博士来我校进行短期访问,为英语专业学生用英语进行了为期一周的关于芬兰贸易方面的教学,同时为英语专业教师开设了相关讲座。

5.        2010年10月国际商务学院马克校长和中分项目负责人Ulla来访。

6.        2011年5月Tarig Brola教师来我校艺术学院交流。

7.        2012年6月我校李秋华书记一行6人访问芬兰科拉索应用科技大学。

8.        2013年6月领导管理组组长AriLindeman来我校访问。

9.        2014年3月资深学生顾问Kirsi Rouhiainen来我校访问。

10.    2014年9月 我校短期教师培训团组王皓、徐俊凌、吴亚琴、董乓和应丽竹一行人在芬兰接受为期2周的培训。

11.    2014年9月-2014年11月经管学院吴茹老师和艺术学院高静老师在芬兰进行为期3个月的教师培训。

12.   12.2014年11月9日-13日科拉索应用科技大学校长Petteri Ikonen 和国际商务文化部主任Rauhala (Mr. Petteri Ikonen Rector Dr.Marja-Liisa Neuvonen-Rauhala   Director of Education,International Business and Culture)


三、芬兰科拉索应用科技大学留学项目在我校实施的优势

优势一:留学环境好。芬兰等北欧国家以高收入、高税收、高福利闻名世界。良好的福利带来的是国民的高素质和安定的社会环境。学生在芬兰学习不必有过多的安全方面的担心,可以全身心投入到学业中,且当地国民整体素质高,民风淳朴,对中国学生非常友好,不会被排斥。

优势二:英语教学,免费教育。芬兰尽管有自己的母语,但芬兰科拉索应用科技大学开设了针对国际学生的课程,我校学生所就读的国际贸易专业就是全英文授课。本项目最大的亮点就是免费教育,学生只需支付留学期间的生活费即可,芬兰每年的平均生活费都在5万人民币左右(包括住宿费、伙食费、交通费和书费等),学习成本相对较低。如我校沈冬冬同学在芬兰的一年留学费用仅4万元人民币左右。

优势三、签证通过率高。由于我校于芬兰科拉索应用科技大学签订了合作协议,我校学生基本都能轻松获得签证。且获得的签证属于申根签证,欧洲24个国家无边境检验,可以便利地畅游欧洲,积攒一段欧洲游学的经验,丰富自己的阅历。


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