CERNET (China Education and Research Network)

The first nationwide education and research computer network in China, CERNET is funded by the Chinese government and directly managed by the Chinese Ministry of Education. In March 2009, CERNET opened its first United States office, the Massachusetts Education and Research Base in Marlborough, Massachusetts. More...

CCEA (China Continuing Education Association)

CCEA is the national academic institute in China that focuses on continuing education research. In 2008, UMassOnline signed an agreement with CCEA and CERNET, making it the first foreign university approved to offer online education courses and degree programs in China. Read CCEA's letter of partnership with the UMass China Institute. More...

MOITI (Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment)

MOITI endeavors to further the Commonwealth's economy by promoting the state's business ventures internationally by actively seeking opportunities for international trade and investment.

Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University (whose main campus is in Beijing) maintains a "Tsinghua Science Park" at its campus in Langfang, Hebei. Tsinghua is closely allied with the Provincial Government of Hebei through the "Hebei-Tsinghua Development Institute." In 2006, the University of Massachusetts officially partnered with the Hebei-Tsinghua Development Institute, reinforcing University's status as a world class research institution. 


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