- Category: International Cooperation
- Published on 19 August 2014
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The International Relations Department
From June 2008 to June 2012, international cooperation was carried at Thang Long University (TLU) by the Departement of Scientific Research and International relations. Since June 28th, 2012 that department has been splitted into the International Relations Departement (IRD) and the Department for Post-graduate Studies and Science management.
Thus, international cooperation is presently developed at two levels at the TLU: globally by the IRD and directly at the Faculty level by the deans of faculties.
Functions and Responsabilities of the IRD
The functions and responsabilities of the IRD are to make proposals and propose advice to the university's Board of Directors on all aspects of international cooperation, scientific and technological researches with the aim of:
- improving the quality of the University's tertiary education so that it can reach the high standards of higher education in the region and in the world.
- creating favorable conditions for the university to develop sustainability and train high-quality human resources, qualified to serve the industrialization and modernization processes of the country.
In this respect, the IRD specializes in:
- making annual plans for internqational cooperation activities,
- writing annual reports summarizing TLU's international relation activities,
- taking in charge foreign and visiting guests,
- exploiting and developing international cooperation opportunities with other foreign higher education institutions and individuals for the development of TLU,
- drafting documents nad fulfill procedures for signing international cooperation agreements,
- acting as the focal point for deployment, implementation and management of international cooperation projects.
Ongoing International cooperation
TLU has established exchange and cooperation programs with several higher education institutions from abroad, in particular the universities of Toulouse-1and of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (UNS) in France, College of Foreign Language, Tourism and Airline of the NSG Group-Niigata in Japan, the Victoria University in Australia, the Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) in Finland.
The TLU's IRD is currently focusing on three international cooperation projects:
- The Master of Business and International Management project in collaboration with the IAE (Institut d'administration des entreprises) of the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (France).
- The Supporting Innovation Learning Environment (SILE) project, funded by the Salo City Authority (Finland), which is a collaboration between three Vietnamese higher education institutions: Thang Long University, Da Nang University, Hanoi University of Science and Technology and The Turku University of Applied Sciences. The main objective of this project is to introduce work-oriented curricula design for the needs of local industries. It emphasizes multidisciplinary leraning environments and project-based learning to promote entrepreneurship education by introducing and implementing prqatcial student cooperatives and multidiciplinary learning groups as well as active learning models into the Vietnamese education system.
- Erasmus Mundis Mobility with Asia (EMMA) program, sponsored by the Erasmus Mundus Program of the European Commission, which is funding exchanges betwwen Asia and Europe for individual mobility flows of academic staff from partner countries.
Plans for the future are to expand the relationships between TLU and different partners to benefit teachers, officers and students of the TLU. If you are interested in setting up a collaborative relationship in the field of higher education and other academic activities, please contact the IRD as following:
International Relations Department - Thang Long University
Nghiem Xuan Yem Road, Dai Kim Ward, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi
Tel: +84-4-35 58 18 13 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm, excepted on Saturday and Sunday)
- The Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia-E14 project (19/08/2014)
- Cooperation with the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (19/08/2014)