The Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia-E14 project

The Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Commission is a cooperation and mobility programme in the field of higher education that aims to enhance the quality of European higher education and to promote dialogue and understanding between people and cultures through cooperation with Third-Countries. It support three main themes of action of which the second one aim at the "Set-up of inter-institutional cooperation partnerships between universities from Europe and targeted Third-countries".

The EMMAE14 (Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia-E14) project, in which Thang Long University is a partner institution, falls under the Action 2 of the Erasmus Mundus 2009-2013 framework program and is coordonated by the University of Nice (France) and the University of Danang (Vietnam). It is an exchange programme for students and staff between 7 european and 10 asian universities.

The kick-off meeting has been held in Danang in October 2013 and has elected the Board of Directors (BoD) which is responsible for the final candidate selection. Target candidates are undergraduate, master and PhD students, Post-doctorants and staff from european and asian partner institutions.

The grantees are and will be selected in three cohorts, respectively in November-December 2013, December 2014 and December 2015. The website of the EMMAE14 project can be consulted at the address



Cooperation with the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

Thang Long University (TLU) and the IAE (Institut d'administration des entreprises) of the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (UNS) have set-up a Master program in Business and International Management since 2009. This master program has a duration of 2 years (4 semesters) and is now preparing its 6th enrollment for the academic years 2014-2016.

This master program aims to train managers in a professional approach to the global company organization, in order to implement in a practical, appropriate and evolutionary manner, the acquired knowledge. With 360 hours (equivalent to 60 ECTS - European Credit Transfer System), this program allows students to join companies of all sizes and to acquire the know-how concerning :

  • The implementation of international import/export strategies and development of foreign businesses,
  • The opening and development of the international markets: prospects and development,
  • The techniques for international logistics,
  • Negotiation skills in international and inter-cultural environments.

This teaching program is opened to full-time bachelor degree holders from all fields having at least a B1 English level, according to the European framework, or equivalent. Selection is made through an interview in English of the candidates.

 The master diploma is delivered to graduates from the 2nd enrollment.
Ceremony of diploma delivery for the graduated students of the second promotion.

The Master diploma is an international diploma delivered by the UNS (France) and is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam.


International cooperation

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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:

  1. making annual plans for internqational cooperation activities,
  2. writing annual reports summarizing TLU's international relation activities,
  3. taking in charge foreign and visiting guests,
  4. exploiting and developing international cooperation opportunities with other foreign higher education institutions and individuals for the development of TLU,
  5. drafting documents nad fulfill procedures for signing international cooperation agreements,
  6. 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:

  1. 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).
  2. 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.
  3. 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)
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Nghiem Xuan Yem Road - Hoang Mai District - Ha Noi City

(84-4) 38 58 18 13

(84-4) 38 58 73 46 

(84-4) 35 63 67 75 

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