In order to enhance cooperation between the two training units under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), the Graduate University of Science and Technology (GUST) and the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation on October 30.
Prof. Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, VAST Vice President and GUST Director and Prof. Patrick Boiron, USTH Rector sign the MoU on the two units’ cooperation.
Prof. Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, VAST Vice President and GUST Director; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Dai Lam; Dr. Nguyen Tien Dat, GUST Vice Director; Prof. Patrick Boiron, USTH Rector; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dinh Thi Mai Thanh and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngo Duc Thanh, USTH Vice Rectors; together with representatives from the two units, attended the signing ceremony.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Prof. Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, VAST Vice President and GUST Director, emphasized that one of the important missions of VAST is to train high quality human resources. GUST and USTH are the two educational and training foundations operating under VAST; therefore, they need to cooperate closely with each other and with VAST specialized research institutes. VAST leaders are particularly interested in the development of the two units, and hope that they would increase comprehensive cooperation to promote training work, increase the quality of the training, and maximize VAST potential.
Prof. Dr. Phan Ngoc Minh, VAST Vice President and GUST Director, addresses the MoU signing ceremony
Prof. Patrick Boiron, USTH Rector, said that he is happy with the signing of MoU, adding that it is essential for the development of the two units. He expressed his thanks to VAST leaders for their care, support and promotion of cooperation between the two units. Prof. Patrick Boiron also stressed the trust and support of the French Republic in the cooperation between the USTH and GUST. He went on to say he hoped that specific provisions will be promptly implemented under MoU. Each year, the two units’ leaders will jointly consider and evaluate the cooperation.
Prof. Patrick Boiron, USTH Rector, addresses the ceremony
The MoU expresses the interest of both parties in exchanging scholars, researchers, students, academic information and materials, with the belief that the establishment of these exchange programs will increase the quality of research and quality of education. Accordingly, the two sides agreed to promote joint exchanges based on the academic, research and education demand. The contents of the MoU focus on sharing facilities, teaching staff and training programs; and organizing enrolment, scientific research activities and international seminars.
With the practical contents of the MoU, the cooperation between the two units opens up opportunities for academic exchanges enhancement, thus promoting the strength of the two units. In addition, the two sides will actively promote specific activities, so that the provisions of the MoU will be connected together.
Translated by Phuong Huyen
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