On February 23rd, the meeting between management boards of HCMUTE and Vietnam-Japan University (VJU) – Hanoi International University was held at the meeting room I, HCMC University of Technology and Education.
HCMUTE and VJU representatives exchanging souvenirs
On the side of Vietnam-Japan University, there were Dr. Nguyen Hoang Anh - Vice Chancellor, M.A. Dinh Quang Hung - Deputy Head of Training and the Promotion of Research and Development, Dr. Dinh Van An - JICA Expert, Nanotechnology Program, Dr. Phan Le Binh - JICA Expert, Infrastructural Technical Program.
On the side of HCMC University of Technology and Education, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Van Dzung – President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Hieu Giang - Vice President, Dr. Nguyen Phuong - Training Manager, Dr. Tran Thanh Thuong - Head of Admissions and Student Affairs, Dr. Vo Viet Cuong - Head of International Relations Office, Dr. Tran Thu Ha - Director of the Vietnam-Japan Centre of Vocational Training, Mr. Nguyen Minh Triet - Director of the center of Digital Learning, and lecturers from SIE - School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Faculty of Economics.
HCMUTE and VJU delegations taking group photos
This is the first meeting of the two universities, which is the vital premise for extending the cooperative relationship between the two universities in the near future. At the beginning of the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Van Dzung had a briefing on the process of founding and developing of HCMC University of Technology and Education within the last 55 years as well as the achievements of the university.
According to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Van Dzung, HCMC University of Technology and Education is one of leading universities that has a variety of training programs with the strength of scientific technology which has been acquired from the US and Germany. The graduates of the university meets the requirements of domestic and foreign workforce, and the rate of graduated students who are available for job opportunities is ranked the top in the South. Currently, the university offers four training programs which met the AUN-QA standard. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Van Dzung expressed his desire to cooperate with the Vietnam-Japan University in training and scientific research in the near future.
From the Vietnam-Japan University, Dr. Nguyen Hoang Anh was extremely satisfied with bilateral cooperation. According to him, though the Vietnam-Japan University is a new university, which was established at the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between Vietnam and Japan, represents a symbol of the friendly relations of the two; the curriculum of the university are being taught by the participation of Japanese lecturers. Vietnam-Japan University is operated in the Vietnamese educational system but presents Japanese core values. The university trains interdisciplinary majors for the high quality of human resources for the two nations. At the present, the university only offers Master courses; however, it is expected to soon offer new bachelor programs. Students at the university will receive more support from the two Governments in both stuyding and intership program. At the meeting, Vietnam-Japan University introduced the two majors of Nanotechnology, which are the two first programs appeared in Vietnam education system.
Although this is the first meeting, the two partners had a profound discussion on cooperative opportunities and many proposals for the staffs and students exchange program in the field of scientific and applied research are brought forward.