Van Lang University and Korea Global School (KGS) signed a memorandum of collaboration

(VLU, 16/10/2021) - On October 15th, 2021, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu - Principal of Van Lang University and Prof. Dr. Ahn Kyong Hwan – General Principal of Korea Global School (KGS), representatives of two parties signed the memorandum of collaboration.

Korea Global School (KGS) established in 2020 is the first Korean international school in Vietnam using 3 languages English, Korean, Vietnamese in their academic programs. KGS has been licensed by the Ministry of Education and Training to operate as an international school in Vietnam since December 2020, currently has 2 campuses in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The cooperation between VLU and KGS is expected to open up many opportunities for VLU lecturers and students in exchanging culture and academic research.

vlu kgs dVLU and KGS’s memorandum of collaboration on virtual environment

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu - Principal of Van Lang University, Dr. Ngo Minh Hung – Head of Department of International Cooperation and Scientific Research, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dang Ngoc Le – Head of Department of Social Sciences and Humanities; many lecturers from Korean Faculty have joined the online session; connected with KGS’s ones: Prof. Dr. Ahn Kyong Hwan - General Principal; MA. Yang Jae Ho – President of KGS Ha Noi; MA. Kang Suck Su – Vice Principal of KGS Ha Noi; Mr. Jeong Young Oh - Vice Principal of KGS Ha Noi; Mr. Nguyen Duy Hai Linh – Chairman Assistant; Mr. Park Guy Chul – Head of ICT Department.

vlu kgs bProf. Dr. Ahn Kyong Hwan – General Principal of Korea Global School (KGS) – discussing with Van Lang University (VLU) in the online memorandum

Prof. Dr. Ahn Kyong-Hwan - General Principal of Korea Global School (KGS) graduated with a PhD in Linguistics (National University, HCMC), former professor of Chosun University - Korea, former President of The Vietnam Research Association in Korea; He is the translator of many famous books, such as: Nhat Ky Trong Tu (Ho Chi Minh), Truyen Kieu (Story of Kieu), Vo Nguyen Giap Diary, Dang Thuy Tram Diary etc. He is a great contributor to the Vietnam-Korea friendship, was awarded the Order of Friendship by the Vietnamese government, is an honorary citizen of both Hanoi City and Ho Chi Minh City. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Prof. Dr. Ahn Kyong Hwan valued the cooperation between two parties. Korea Global School and Van Lang University lecturers together work in order to develop korean textbooks; at the same time, also gives VLU’s students of Korean language Faculty the opportunity to "join classes" directly at Korea Global School.

“Van Lang University currently has 26 partners are businesses and organizations in Korea, of which the number of educational partners is 14. With the goal of training people who bring positive impact to inspire society, Korea Global School's proposals for cooperation are very practical, facilitating diverse learning and research experiences for Van Lang students and lecturers” – shared  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu.

Soon, cultural exchanging programs for and academic research collaboration between both parties’ lecturers will be held, which is a valuable contribution for VLU community and the Vietnam-Korea friendship.

Reporter: My Tien
Translated by: Ha Van


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