MOU Signing Ceremony between FTU and Deakin University (Australia)

22 Mar 2018
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On the morning of 22nd March, 2018, a MOU Signing Ceremony between Foreign Trade University (FTU) and Deakin University (Australia) took place at the Lien Viet International Conference Room of FTU.

On the side of FTU, there was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Thuy Ngoc - Dean of Faculty of International Education, Dr. Pham Thu Huong - Head of the Department of Undergraduate Training Management, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vu Hoang Nam - Head of the Scientific Management Department, Msc. Dao Thi Thu Ha - Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department together with the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Business Administration, Finance and Banking, Business English,

From Deakin University, there was Prof. Jane Den Hollander - President, Prof. Gary Smith - Vice President who in charge of International Cooperation, Mr. John Molony - Vice President who in charge of International Cooperation, Mr. Carl Jones - International Director, Mr. Mike Ewing - Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law, Ms. Jane Tran - Deakin Adviser in Vietnam and Ms. Trinh Mai - Deakin Representative in Vietnam.

Deakin University is established in 1974 and is the 11th best university in Australia. In the world, Deakin University is among the top 1% of the world's best universities and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Prof. Jane Den Hollander affirms that FTU is one of the leading universities in the field of economics in Vietnam with great cooperation potential and a place to train high quality human resources.

At the ceremony, the Presidents of two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding, set a milestone in the cooperative relationships between the two sides. In the contents of the Memorandum of Understanding, the two sides agreed to implement immediately the exchange of lecturers, short summer study program and doctoral training association at Foreign Trade University.

Deakin University has visited and worked at FTU to organize seminars, exchange of opportunities for cooperation in the field of student exchange, research and doctoral training.

At the signing ceremony, Prof. Jane Den Hollander - President of Deakin University committed to give special offers for the affiliate training program between two universities. The doctoral degree program between FTU and Deakin University would have the tuition fee that almost equivalent to the PhD programs in the country. The Memorandum of Understanding will be a major turning point in strengthening the existing partnership between two universities. In the near future, both sides will continue to implement specific plans and expand cooperation in various field.


 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU (right) signed a MOU with Prof. Jane Den Hollander - President of Deakin University (left)


Prof. Jane Den Hollander - President of Deakin University confirmed the cooperative relationships between FTU and Deakin University 


Deans and Heads of Departments of FTU discuss with Vice Presidents of Deakin University about the implementation of the cooperation plan


The two sides will continue to build long-term cooperation in the future

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.