Sino-French Aviation University in Hangzhou
The Sino-French Aviation University (name still requires government approval) is a four-party joint venture between the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), The French National University for Civil Aviation (ENAC, Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), Civil Zhejiang Changlong Airline and Tourism College of Zhejiang Tourism. ENAC was established immediately after WWII directly under the French Aviation Authority DGAC (Dirección General de Aeronáutica), it is not only a leading degree provider but also provides continuing education training to 7,500 students each year. ENAC has had a joint program with Tianjin Aviation Institute (50 students per intake) since 2007; it also runs a foreign degree only joint master program with the China Aviation University in Tianjin (140 students per intake). For the two local partners: Zhejiang Changlong is a regional airline that started as a cargo airline; Tourism College of Zhejiang is under the authority of Zhejiang Cultural and Tourism Bureau, it is said to be the only demo college approved by China’s National Tourism Bureau for Tourism Education.