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Press publication on the 2nd Annual Forum on Internationalization in Higher Education, Foreign Trade University

08 Oct 2018
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Following the success of the 1st Forum on Internationalization in Higher Education in 2017, Foreign Trade University has held the 2nd Forum on Internationalization in Higher Education (FIHE2) in Hanoi on October 8th 2018.

As one of the leading institutions of Vietnam in promoting internationalization in higher education, along with the support from Ministry of Education & Training, Foreign Trade University has initiated the idea on a forum on internationalization in higher education where domestic & international experts, researchers and institutions can have the opportunity to share their experiences, ideas and solutions on this field. Following the success of the 1st Forum on Internationalization in Higher Education in 2017, Foreign Trade University has held the 2nd Forum on Internationalization in Higher Education (FIHE2) in Hanoi on October 8th 2018, with the participation of approximately 200 delegates. With the theme: “Mutual Recognition in Cross-border higher education”, the Forum has received 21 publications from authors of various universities and educational organizations in the world.

FIHE2 is an open platform for representatives of Vietnamese and international higher education institutions to connect, discuss and share experiences, ideas and solutions on mutual recognition, thereby establishing a policy system that ensures the quality of cross-border higher education which serves the sustainable development of higher education.

The forum was attended by a number of ambassadors and representatives from 14 embassies, delegates from more than 50 national education agencies, universities and educational institutions in the country. At the keynote session, delegates listened to reports by three keynote speakers: (1) Prof. Dr. Ninomiya Akira, Ambassador of the University Mobility of Asia and the Pacific (UMAP); (2) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nghia - Ministry of Science and Technology, Former Deputy Director General of Quality Assurance Department, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam; (3) Prof. Kazuko Suematsu - Deputy Director, Global Education Center, Tohoku University, Japan.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Nghia - Ministry of Science and Technology, Former Deputy Director General of Quality Assurance Department, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam

Prof. Dr. Ninomiya Akira, Ambassador of the University Mobility of Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)

Prof. Dr. Ninomiya Akira, Ambassador of the University Mobility of Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)

Following the plenary discussion, 18 guest speakers presented in parallel sessions on the topics: (1) Models of Cross-border education; (2) Cross-border education programs: integrated opportunities and challenges for mutual recognition; (3) Cross-border education programs: matching and preparation by relevant stakeholders for mutual recognition. Topics in the parallel sessions have attracted a great deal of interest from national and international scientists, policy makers and administrators.

At the forum, some national and international universities have signed bilateral cooperation agreements, especially in exchange for students; especially the signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement between the Foreign Trade University (Vietnam) and the LUISS University (Italy). At 14:00 on the same day, the International Education Fair provided students with the opportunity to meet and receive face-to-face consulting with representatives from 26 domestic and international educational institutions. universities and educational organizations.

FTU signed a cooperation agreement with LUISS University (Italy)

FTU Education Fair

Detailed information about the Forum, as well as the articles will be published online to the official website of Foreign Trade University at www.ftu.edu.vn.

The organizers of the Forum would like to send warmest regards for the active participation of the domestic & international embassies, Higher education institutions, universities and educational organizations.

Annex:

Foreign Trade University:

Foreign Trade University is a public university established in 1960, with three campuses in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Quang Ninh. The Foreign Trade University is recognized by the society as one of the most prestigious universities in Vietnam and has achieved great achievements in providing high quality human resources in the fields of economics, business, business administration, finance, banking, law, accounting - auditing and foreign languages for the socio-economic development of Vietnam.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan is an economics and management researcher with various publications on economic application in the fields of policy, education and labour. In October 2008, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan was appointed as Vice President of National Economics University. From November 2010, he was appointed as Director of Testing and Quality Assurance Department (now Quality Management Department, Ministry of Education and Training). In January 2012, he was appointed as Director of the Higher Education Department under the Ministry of Education and Training. May 6th, 2015 to date, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan holds the position of President of Foreign Trade University.

For Further Information, please contact

Assoc.Prof. VU THI HIEN, Ms 

Director of International Office

Foreign Trade University

Address: 91 Chua Lang St., Dong Da Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam

Other campuses: Ho Chi Minh city, Quang Ninh province

Tel: 84.4.32595158 (ext. 258) | Fax: 84.4.37755118

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About Us

Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.