Signing MOU with Kwangwoon University (South Korea)

Tuesday - 09/04/2019 03:14
On April 9th, 2019, Prof.Dr Pham Quang Minh (USSH’s Rector) on behalf of the University signed a memorandum of understanding with Kwangwoon University (South Korea). Also participating in the ceremony were representatives of Faculty of Oriental Studies, Office for Cooperation and Development and Office for Politics and Student Affairs.

At the meeting, Prof.Dr Pham Quang Minh briefly introduced about USSH, with an emphasis on its strategy of internationalization and strengthening international relations. The University has formed relations with over 400 partners, including such South Korean universities as Seoul University, Hankuk Foreign Studies University, Busan Foreign Studies University, and Hanyang University. In addition, USSH’s Faculty of Oriental Studies is one of the leading units specializing in Korean studies in Vietnam. The Rector hoped after the MOU signing, the two sides would be able to quickly develop their relations.

On behalf of Kwangwoon University, Dr. Jisang Yoo (President of Kwangwoon University) expressed his gratefulness for being welcomed at such a prestigious university in Vietnam as USSH. He said as more and more South Korean universities were sending students to Vietnam, Kwangwoon is not an exception. In the context of blooming Vietnam-South Korea bilateral relations, USSH and Kwangwoon University have even more opportunities to develop fruitful cooperation.

Next, leaders of the two sides signed on the MOU, according to which the two sides would promote the following areas: exchange of professors, scholars and administrators; exchange of students; exchange of publications and research materials; implementation of joint research projects; setup of the system of academic-industry collaboration and cooperation; and promotion and encouragement in the fields of other interest.

A comprehensive, coeducational and private research university, Kwangwoon University was founded in 1934 and is one of the 4 best universities that trains Korean language for international students. It has 10,000 students and consists of 8 colleges: College of Electronics & Information Engineering, College of Software and Convergence Technology, College of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Law and Public Policy, and Ingenium College.

Author: Tran Minh

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