The 3rd University Council meeting of the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi
Monday - 05/09/2016 05:22
On the 5th September, 2016, at Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) organized the 3rd University Council of the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi with the presences of Mr. André Vallini (Secrétaire d’Etat au Développement et à la Francophonie), professor Chau Van Minh (President of VAST), Ms. Marianne de Brunhoff (.. ), Mr. Jean Noel Poirier, French ambassador in Vietnam and many leaders of different Bureaus and organizations in Vietnam and France.
This 3rd University Council meeting has been organized in very special circumstances and brings lots of meaning since the meeting has been organized in Vietnam for the first time by VAST - the governing organization. The meeting was a part of the trip made by the President of France on an official visit to Vietnam.
In the 3rd University Council meeting, Professor Patrick Boiron, the Rector of the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi presents the activity reports and university- oriented development strategies from 2015 to 2018. Many important issues have also been approved as the two new Vice Rectors, new training programs and the tuition fees for the academic year 2017-2018.
In particular, several MOUs between the University of Science and Technology and France’s major partners have been signed, including training agreement in Aviation design and technology between “Airbus” and USTH; the agreement establishing the international lab for Information Science and Communication ICTLab between USTH, IRD (Institute of Research and Development), IOIT (Institute of Information Technology) and Monpellier University; the agreement expanding the co-operative laboratory about the rice genetics LMI RICE 2 between USTH and IRD (Institute of Research and Development), CIRAD, VAAS (Vietnam Academy of Sciences), AGI (Agriculture Genetics Institute), Montpellier University and NKLPCB; the cooperation agreement on scientific cooperation and training between USTH and the “Rencontres du Vietnam” organization.
These signed important agreements, together with the approved development strategies; the 3rd University Council meeting took an important step in the development of USTH.