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Asia

China

Renmin University, China
Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Dietmar Wolfram,
dwolfram@uwm.edu

Renmin University

School of Library and Information Science
Beijing, China

Located in China’s bustling capitol of Beijing, Renmin is particularly known for its archives and records management program. SOIS and Renmin have recently engaged in talks that could lead to new student exchanges and the eventual signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. With that an MOU in place, ample research opportunities are sure to follow.


Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Jin Zhang,
jzhang@uwm.edu

Wuhan University

School of Information Management
Wuhan, China

Highly regarded Wuhan University has been a partner with SOIS in the past and will continue to benefit from cooperation in the future. The only iSchool in China, it has a strong reputation in information retrieval and organization. Although student exchanges are rare, Wuhan and SOIS are currently working on exploring new options for students.


Xidian University, Xi'an
Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Dietmar Wolfram,
dwolfram@uwm.edu

Xidian University

School of Economics and Management
Xi’an, China

Another recent partnership, Xidian presents an interesting opportunity for students: persons with interest in information organization and retrieval as it relates to business should consider exploring research possibilities with Xidian. Officials at Xidian have expressed interest in future collaborations and talks with the university will undoubtedly proceed.

Korea

Yonsei University, Korea
Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Wooseob Jeong,
wjj8612@uwm.edu

Yonsei University

Seoul, Korea

As one of the top library and information science schools in the country, Yonsei University presents excellent opportunities for SOIS students. In the past SOIS and Yonsei have run study abroad and exchange programs. The study abroad option is normally offered once every two years. SOIS students most recently visited Yonsei in 2008.; Yonsei offers excellent language courses and provides welcoming hospitality. Research opportunities are also available.

Taiwan

National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Research Opportunities
Program Director(s): Hur-Li Lee,
hurli@uwm.edu

National Taiwan University

Department of Library and Information Science
Taipei, Taiwan

Recognized as one of Taiwan’s most prestigious institutions, National Taiwan University and SOIS have an emerging partnership, especially in the area of information organization. Although no formal agreements are in place yet, research opportunities could be had especially for MLIS and PhD students. In 2010, SOIS professors co-hosted a conference with faculty at National Taiwan.


Activities: Faculty Exchanges
Student Exchanges
Study Abroad
Program Director(s): Hur-Li Lee,
hurli@uwm.edu

National Taiwan Normal University

Taipei, Taiwan

National Taiwan Normal University and SOIS have a long track-record of successful student exchanges. A willing partner, National Taiwan Normal University has the ability to take in American undergraduate and graduate students – the school also has an excellent language program – although students usually need to apply through UWM’s Center for International Education (CIE). An exchange with this university occurred most recently in 2009.