The University of Danang signed the cooperation agreement with George Mason University (USA)

Recently, the University of Danang (UD) has signed the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the establishment of academic cooperation with George Mason University (GMU), USA. Especially, the ceremony was held online with the attendance of GMU’s Vice President David Burge and the UD’s Vice President Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Son.

Overview of the ceremony.

The virtual ceremony also drew the participation of Mr. Matthew Sacco – GMU’s Director of International Enrollment Partnerships, Mrs. Kim Viet Ngo – GMU’s Director of Project Vietnam, as well as leader representatives from UD’s functional departments (Department of International Cooperation; Department of Science, Technology and Environment), UD’s member and affiliated units (University of Science and Education, VNUK Institute for Research and Executive Education).

Under the newly-signed cooperation agreement, the two sides will implement cooperation orientations as following:

(1) Promoting the implementation of 2+2 transfer programs at the UD’s 3 member universities and 1 affiliated institute in a number of majors including: University of Science and Technology (high-quality major in Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence); University of Science and Education (Information Technology); University of Economics (Data Science and Business Analytics); VNUK Institute (Data Science).

(2) Developing cooperation programs in student exchange (the summer school can be held at the UD in the next July/August for GMU’s students), lecturers/staff exchange and training, search for fundings and proposal of joint research projects, joint international publications on prestigious journals, etc.

(3) GMU will review above-mentioned potential joint training programs to effectively proceed the next steps, at the same time assign contact people to work with the UD’s member universities, institute, and departments through the UD’s Department of International Cooperation.

(4) The UD continues to explore the appropriate fields and majors that the UD and GMU have strengths for joint training and exchange of lecturers/students such as: Engineering – Technology, Sciences and Mathematics, Economics and Entrepreneurship, Media, Education and Social Services, Medicine and Healthcare (at undergraduate level), Engineering – Technology, Media, Education and Social Services (at postgraduate level), etc.

The UD's Vice President signed the MOU.

GMU's Vice President David Burge signed the MOU.

You may watch a short video about the MOU signing ceremony here:

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