In the morning of May 23, 2018, Tartu University (TU), Estonia including Dr. Elo Suld - Director of Asia Center, Prof. Irende Kull - Dean of Law Faculty; Prof. Ulo Valk - Director of Institute of Cultural Studies and Mr. Urmas Pappel - Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences and Politics visited and worked at the University of Danang (UD).
Attendees from UD were Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ngo Van Duong – Vice President of UD and MA. Ho Long Ngoc – Vice Director of International Cooperation Department and relevant officers.
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Ngo Van Duong gave a brief introduction about UD and expressed his desire to establish effective cooperation with Tartu University.
TU, one of the oldest universities in Northern and Eastern Europe, was intended to pursue research and advance learning in a wide variety of disciplines.
TU belongs to the top 1.2% of world's best universities (The World University Rankings 2016-17, QS World University Rankings 2016-17) and is the 5th university in the Eastern region (QS EECA 2016). It is the only Baltic university that has been invited to join the Coimbra Group, a prestigious club of renowned research universities, and it also belongs to the Utrecht Network.
“TU provides training in Economics, Business Administration, Science and Technology, Medicine at multilevel from Bachelor degree to PhD” said Elo Suld, Director of the Asian Center of TU. The university plans to open its Asia-based training programs, covering the fields of economics, politics, culture, etc. in 2019. Therefore, the meeting with UD was aimed at developing research and cooperation with universities, research institutes in Asia. "Through this meeting, I do hope the TU and UD will reach agreement on the exchange of students, lecturers and researchers in the near future." Elo Suld emphasized.
Sharing with Tartu University, MA. Ho Long Ngoc said UD is also the coordinator of a number of projects funded by the European Commission. In addition, advanced programs, high quality programs in cooperation with leading universities in the United States, France are also the foundation and advantage for UD to receive international students to do academic exchange and study.
Expressing sympathy, Dr. Elo Suld wished in the future there will have many teachers, students of UD to study and research at the TU.