11On May 6, 2019 National University «Odessa Maritime Academy» was visited Wan Sue Company, the largest network of educational establishments in China and a public joint-stock company, founded in 2006. The representatives of the company were as follows: Liang Weiwei – President, Chen Long – Vice President, Zhu Lihong – Director, Jiang Haoyu — Deputy Director. The purpose of the event was to meet with the university’s leadership and discuss the prospects for further cooperation. The representatives of the company had an opportunity to get acquainted with the history of NU «OMA», its modern facilities and the latest marine training simulators. The guests also had an exursion around the academy’s educational buildings.

Every year, more than 1 million students and postgraduates from China use the company’s services. At present, this company is one of 10 most influential organizations in the field of higher education in the People’s Republic of China. The total amount of direct foreign investment received (PRC (Lenovo), USA, Singapore) exceeded $ 80 million. The company has branches and representative offices in all provinces and administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China – more than 300 centers and 2000 offices. Currently, the company employs over 16,000 masters, 976 candidates of sciences, 197 doctors of sciences, 535 professors, 2000 editors, and 4000 administrative staff.