Students participating in APSCO Degree Education Program 2019 visited APSCO Headquarters on November 29, 2019. The delegation included 23 students from Beihang University, 6 students from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) and 5 students from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), sponsored by APSCO Degree Education Program 2019. Also, 25 students from Beihang University sponsored by Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (China), Affiliated to the United Nations, attended the visit.
Dr. Li Xinjun, Secretary-General of APSCO, warmly welcomed the students and briefed them on cooperative activities of APSCO and encouraged them to study hard and feel themselves as a member of the APSCO family, always.
During the visit, presentation covering the role, purpose, achievements of APSCO and APSCO Education and Training activities were made by Dr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, Director General of Education and Training Department of APSCO. An orientation tour was organized to APSCO “Exhibition Hall” and other facilities. It was a valuable visit for students as they got more knowledge and better understanding about APSCO achievement and working culture. Meanwhile, the students also expressed their enthusiasm on current and future activities of APSCO and provided their feedback on their programs of study.
MASTA is a regular Master program of APSCO which is implemented by Beihang University of China under joint scholarship scheme by APSCO, Beihang University and the Government of China, which is successfully on-going since 2010. The DOCSTA, being a Ph.D. program started from year 2013 under the same scheme. In 2018, APSCO had established cooperation with the HIT and NPU on joint PhD and Master Programs with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), People’s Republic of China.