Being invitied by Kyoto university, Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien – Rector and Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Tung – Vice Dean of the Faculty of Architecture had a business trip to Kyoto (Japan) from 5 March to 7 March 2017. This trip was aimed to consolidate and improve the cooperation between Hue University of Sciences and Kyoto University.
On 6 March, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (GSGES) under Kyoto University organized a workshop to promote the relations between Kyoto university and partner universities in Indochina. Participants in the workshop included professors of GSGES, leaders of universities from Vietnam (Hue University of Sciences, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Danang University, Hanoi University of Technology), from Thailand (Mahidol University), from Laos (Champasak University), and from Cambodia (Royal University of Agriculture). Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien presented the training programs, research and international relation activities of Hue University of Sciences. The presentation showed the university’s potentials and strengths and initiate the new cooperation possibilities to the professors of GSGES.
In the 6 March afternoon, the delegation of Hue University of Sciences participated in the Opening Symposium on International Program on Resilient Society Development under Changing Climate held by Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University. This is the educational collaborative program between Kyoto university and some partners in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar from 2017 to 2021. This program brings the students of partner universities including Hue University the opportunity to study and do the research related to climate change in Kyoto through the short term courses.
Though the trip was very short, the presence of Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien at these events made the relation between Kyoto university and Hue University of Sciences better and broadened the international collaborations in the future. Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien also took this chance to meet and encourage some staff of Hue University of Sciences who is studying in Kansai.
Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien attended the workshop
Assoc. Prof. Hoang Van Hien had the presentation
Participants in the workshop