Signing ceremony between VNU-UET and Hallym University, Republic of Korea

On January 18, 2013, the delegation of Hallym University (HU), Korea, led by Dr. Baek Sop Kim, Dean of Graduate School paid a working visit to VNU-UET. In the delegation, there were also Dr. Jinseu Park, Principal Research Investigator, Department of Biomedical Science, Dr. Nguyen Van Thuan, Secretary for Dean of Graduate School.

To welcome the delegation were Prof. Tran Xuan Tu – Head of Division of Science, Technology and International Relations and directors of Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications (FET), Faculty of Information Technology (FIT) and Center for Joint Traning, Science & Technology Services and Knowledge Transfer (TSK).

In the meeting, representatives from sides briefly introduced about VNU-UET and HU. It is known that based on the 2012 QS Asian University Rankings, HU is ranked 100th in Asia and 19th in Korea. In addition, Dr. Baek Sop Kim also introduced about the scholarships as well as other financial supports for different postgraduate courses at HU and emphasized that HU is willing not only to cooperate and support Vietnamese students in their study and research at HU but also receive UET’s lecturers, doctoral students to come to do research or for training in short-term or long-term courses.

After the discussion, Graduate School of HU and two faculties of UET- FIT and FET signed the cooperation agreement in some aspects: hosting international conferences; exchange staff and students; coordinate in scientific research; share documents and science/ technology information.
Hope that the cooperative activities between the two universities will soon be deployed as well as have good results in the future.