On January 6, 2023, Assoc. Prof. Dr.Pham Thu Huong - Vice President of Foreign Trade University chaired a reception and working session with Education Counselor Trinh Dai Vi and First Secretary Vuong Dinh Quan of the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam.
Attending the meeting, on the side of Foreign Trade University, there were Assoc. Prof. Dr.Cao Dinh Kien - Director of theOffice of International Affairs, Dr. Le Quang Sang - Dean of Faculty of Chinese and staff/teachers of Office of International Affairs and the Faculty of Chinese.
Speaking at the reception, Assoc. Prof. Dr.Pham Thu Huong said that Foreign Trade University has a tradition of accepting international students from China to study short-term Vietnamese language training courses as well as undergraduate, master's, and PhD programssince 2006. The university plans to develop new programs such as Chinese studies and satellite programs in the near future. Foreign Trade University wants to develop an exchange program as well as welcome Chinese students to study short-term and hopes that Foreign Trade University students will have the opportunity to study in China. Assoc. Prof. Dr.Pham Thu Huong suggested that the Counselor should support connections between Vietnameseuniversities and Chinese organizationsin exchanging students, lecturers, and academic exchanges with leading universities and organizations of China.
Sharing at the meeting, Education Counselor Trinh Dai Vi said that international cooperation in education is one of the important issues that the Chinese Government pays special attention to. Through this visit to Foreign Trade University, he expects to receive exchange ideas from the University to promote educational cooperation between Vietnamese universities and Chinese universities.
Foreign Trade University and the Embassy both agreed to develop educational cooperation programs, with more policies to develop exchange programs for students, lecturers, along with research and training programs.