Establish the cooperation relationship with Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan



On the morning of March 14, 2018, the delegation from College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan(KMU) led by Prof. Dr. Hung Yi Chuang - Head of International Cooperation Departmentvisited and worked with the University of Danang (UD). The development of joint training programs and lecturer and student exchanges were the key topics discussed in the meeting to establish the cooperation  relationship between UD and KMU.

The meeting between UD and KMU


The UD’s attendees were Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong – Vice President of UD and senior representatives from the International Cooperation Department, UD and School of Medicine and Pharmacy (SMP).

At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong shared that SMP is one of the member universities of UD who has received the mechanism to continue developing. "With new facilities together with an enthusiastic and experienced staff, I hope that SMP will cooperate with KMU to further develop in the future. UD is willing to coordinate and support SMP to establish and improve the cooperation with KMU "- said Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong.

Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong discussed with Prof. Dr. Hung Yi Chuang


MA. Ho Luong Ngoc – Vice Director of International Cooperation Department, UD suggested that the two universities should discuss to sign an official MoU in the upcoming time, with the contents such as joint research, student mobility, lecturer exchange and joint research projects to increase the publication of scientific papers from both sides.

It is known that Kaohsiung Medical University (originally known as Kaohsiung Medical Academy) was officially established in 1954. KMU is the first private medical university and is an important cradle for training high qualified doctors and medical professionals in Taiwan. At present, KMU consists of 6 member schools: College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, College of Health Sciences and College of Life Sciences. KMU has 6 undergraduate programs, 10 master programs and 5 doctoral programs. KMU is also known as the only medical education institution providing postgraduate programs in Taiwan.

Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong gave a present to Prof. Dr. Hung Yi Chuang


Based on information about KMU, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dang Quoc Chan –Dean of SMP, UD suggested that besides the above cooperation contents, KMU and SMP will cooperate to develop joint training programs. In addition, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dang Quoc Chan hoped that KMU will create more opportunities for SMP’s lecturers and staff to study and research at KMU under the mobility program of the two universities.

Participants took a photo together