German Delegation of University of Applied Sciences Potsdam Visits the National Taiwan University of Arts



On September 13th, 2023, a distinguished delegation from the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Germany, paid a visit to the National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA). The delegation included Prof. Constanze Langer, Vice President for Digitalization and International Affairs, and Prof. Dr. Frank Heidmann and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Miere from the Department of Design. Additionally, Dr. Sheng-Ming Wang, Associate Prof. of the Department of Interaction Design at the National Taipei University of Technology, also joined the delegation.

The NTUA warmly welcomed the delegation, with key representatives including Prof. Dr. Chia-Cheng Chen, Vice President, Prof. Chang-Jay Shih, Dean of the College of Design, Prof. Dr. Yu-Ling Chao, Dean of International Affairs, Dr. Yu-Hsuan Lin, Assistant Prof. at the Department of Visual Communication Design, and Dr. Ya-Ting Fan, Director of International Cooperation of OIA.

During this significant meeting, a memorandum of academic exchange between the two institutions was presented. Beyond this, in-depth academic discussions and explorations were conducted, spanning various fields including digital technology, design, and interactive design. Additionally, the collaboration models such as student and faculty exchange programs were also discussed. The visiting experts from the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam shared their latest research findings, academic insights, and future trends, fostering academic cooperation and knowledge sharing.

After the meeting, the delegation had the opportunity to visit the NTUA's state-of-the-art research facilities, including the Innovation Center for Art and Technology (ICAT), the Center for Sound Arts and Acoustics Research (CSAAR), and the Historic Object Conservation Research Center (HOCRC). This visit aimed to provide the guests with a deeper understanding of the NTUA's academic research capabilities and further opportunities for academic idea exchange and collaboration. We look forward to this important academic exchange, bringing more collaboration opportunities for both institutions and advancing the development of academic research and education.

Regarding the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam:
The University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, located in Germany, is renowned for its excellence in applied sciences and the arts. The university is committed to nurturing students with an international perspective and innovative thinking, enabling them to excel in their respective fields. This visit is expected to pave the way for increased collaboration between the two institutions, driving advancements in academic research and education.