Westlake University signs strategic collaboration agreement with KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Westlake University recently signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology. This marks the university’s first strategic collaboration agreement with an overseas higher education institution.

Professor Min QIU, the vice-president of Westlake University, said that KTH is one of the most prominent universities in North Europe with remarkable accomplishments in science and engineering. He said partnering with KTH will be very instrumental in bringing fruitful cooperation to faculties, students and research exchanges.

Stefan Östlund, the vice-president of KTH praised the trailblazing efforts in education, talent nourishment and research initiated by Westlake University. On behalf of KTH, he said he is looking forward to fostering further partnerships with Westlake.

Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key center of intellectual talent and innovation. As a resourceful innovator across more than 10 national research centers, KTH’s research capstones cover a wide range of subjects, including information technology, surveying, bioscience and pharmaceuticals, life sciences, materials and nanotechnology, urban engineering, energy technology, sustainable development, environmental science, advanced manufacturing, architecture and design.

With a plethora of insightful research in science and engineering, KTH is directing two-thirds of its resources to growing the reach and impact of its research and doctoral education, particularly in frontier science.