Van Lang University signed memorandums of cooperation with Scandinavian Universities

Recently, Van Lang University has signed memorandums of cooperation with the University of Northern Denmark and the University of Saimaa (Finland) during the visit in the Nordic countries led by the Ministry of Education and Training.

From August 26th to September 4th, 2017, Assoc. Prof- Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu – Member of Board of Trustees, Rector of Van Lang University took part in a trip led by Minister Phung Xuan Nha to Finland, Denmark and Sweden. These are the countries well-known for the world's leading educational development with unique educational methods and optimal investment policy for education. On this trip, by her own witness on their education as well as finding the appropriate orientation in training program of these universities with Van Lang University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu has signed memorandums of cooperation with a number of universities in these countries.

DH van lang chuyen cong tac bac au 2017 05Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu was signing memorandums of cooperation with a number of universities in the Nordic countries.

On the morning of 30th August, in the presence of Minister Phung Xuan Nha and Minister of Education and Technology of the Kingdom of Denmark, Rector of Van Lang University and Rector of the University of Northern Denmark (UCN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which allowed the two schools to organize collaborative activities such as: the exchange of teaching staff, researchers and managers; exchange post-graduate students; conduct collaborative research projects and training activities; connect the educational program in general; cultural cooperation projects, international conferences and workshops; promote other cooperative activities within 5 years.

At the signing ceremony, Assoc. Prof- Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu and Ms. Lene Augusta Jorgensen talked intimately, and discussed the specific content of cooperation. It is expected that in the future, Van Lang University will cooperate in architecture training program, promote research and application of renewable energy; short-term training program for faculty of foreign languages.

DH van lang chuyen cong tac bac au 2017 06Ms. Lene Augusta Jorgensen, Rector of the University of Northern Denmark (UCN) and Assoc. Prof- Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu was discussing about the cooperation in detail

Previously, from 26th -29th August 2017, Assoc. Prof- Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu visited and discussed with some reputable universities in Finland, among them was Saimaa University of Applied Sciences. The two schools have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 7th June, 2017 at Van Lang University.

DH van lang chuyen cong tac bac au 2017 02Mr. Lauri Haiko – Development Director of Saimaa University of Applied Sciences and Prof- Dr. Tran Thi My Dieu was exchanging the MOU

On this occasion, representatives of the two universities had the opportunity to discuss in detail about the cooperation activities which will be promoted in the future in the field of Hospitality Management, and exchanges of lecturers and students as agreed in the Memorandum of Understanding.

The trip has opened many new prospects for educational cooperation of Van Lang University. Through the expansion of international cooperation, Van Lang explores opportunities for cooperation and learning from world-class advanced education, applying them in line with the University's practice and direction towards the development of the University.

Van Lang University will strive to follow-up to these agreements in order to realize the terms in the most effective way.


Over the years, Van Lang University has strengthened international cooperation in training programs in some majors. This is the new direction of the School in line with the trend of integration, aiming to standardize knowledge and skills to international ones.

Faculty of Tourism: cooperates with the University of Perpignan (France) deployed two Diploma programs for students in Hospitality Management and Tourism & Travel Management from 2010. After graduation of 4- years- program at Van Lang University, students will receive a Bachelor's degree issued by Van Lang University and a Master 1's degree from Perpignan University. In addition, the Faculty has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Swiss IM & H and SHML (Switzerland) to educate Hotel Management; Signed a cooperation agreement with Elite organization for Hotel Hospitality Management Training under AHLEI standards.

Faculty of Environment & Biotechnology: has been carrying out many student exchange programs, scientific research and postgraduate training with a number of foreign universities such as Wageningen University and Research Center ( WUR - Netherlands), Institute for Urban and Housing Development (IHS-Netherlands), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT-Thailand), Chulalongkong University (Thailand), King Mongkut's University of Technology De Anza College (USA), Royal Melbourne University (RMIT) (Australia), Osaka University (Japan), German Development Cooperation (GIZ), internship programs, high tech agriculture and master studies in Israel.

Faculty of Finance - Accounting: has signed a memorandum with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of Australia (ACCA) in develop training program from 2016. Faculty has put ACCA subjects into the training program. After graduation, students have the opportunity to receive the Diploma in International Accounting.

Faculty of Industrial Arts: After cooperating with Faculty of Design Technology of HanDong University (Korea), the Faculty has actively expanded cooperation with Korea, Thailand and Laos, such as signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Poh Chang Art Institute (Thailand), in collaboration with the Lao Arts Institute and NRF (Korea).

Faculty of Information Technology: Training program of Software Engineering (SE) under the program of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) – a leading IT university since 2008. All trainers have been trained at CMU. The certificate issued by CMU. Van Lang is the only university in the South to implement this special program.

Department of Commerce & Business Administration: the disciplines of ISM has followed Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) program since 2012.

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