On 9 May 2019, a delegation from Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SIUBE) led by the dean of International Business School (IBS), Mr Jianzhong Huanga visited the University of Economics in Bratislava. The meeting was attended by Ms Quan Jin, vice-dean for international cooperation, Mr Yuhong Shang, director of the Centre for Central and Eastern Europe and Ms Chunchli Che, coordinator of cooperation with EUBA. The University of Economics in Bratislava was represented by Mr Boris Mattoš, vice-rector for international relations, Mr Peter Drábik, dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Ms Paulína Krnáčová, vice-dean for international and public relations of the Faculty of Commerce, and Mr Jozef Orgonáš, vice-dean for development and quality assurance of the same faculty.
Representatives of both universities discussed prospects for extending of cooperation. In June 2018, the EUBA’s rector, Prof Ferdinand Daňo signed in Shanghai a Memorandum of Understanding with SIUBE. Cooperation on the basis of this agreement has been recently extended to include a reciprocity-based student exchange of 4 students per academic year. Discussed were also short-term and long-term stays of teaching staff, joint publication and research cooperation. A working lunch with the SIUBE delegation was held at the invitation of the EUBA’s rector.
SIUBE is a public university based in Shanghai with over 50 years of history. The main academic and research focus of the IBS SIUBE is oriented on international trade, marketing, logistics and E-commerce. SIUBE is active in exchange and cooperation; to this day, it has established extensive partnerships with institutions in more than 80 countries, offering 12 joint degree programmes in cooperation with universities in Australia, the UK, Canada and Germany.