Arts Abroad Project (thereafter as AAP) was established  by China Education Association of International Exchange and Tongji University in 2013, and AAP Office is also jointly founded by above two national institutes for APP execution and development.

Founded in 1981, CEAIE (China Education Association for International) is China’s nationwide not-for-profit organization conducting international educational exchanges and cooperation.

Established in 1907 by the German government together with German physicians in Shanghai, Tongji is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China.