• Friday - 21/09/2018

    On Tuesday 18 September 2018, VNU University of Science (VNU-HUS) solemnly held the Opening Ceremony of the project “European-Vietnamese Higher Education Network for Sustainable Forest- and Bio-Economy” (BioEcoNet), under Erasmus+ programme.

    Attending the ceremony, there came the representatives from EU delegation to Vietnam, embassies of partner countries and Vietnamese agencies. On the side of VNU-HUS, there were Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Noi - Rector, Assoc. Prof. Sc. Dr. Vu Hoang Linh - Vice Rector and leaders of Faculties and Offices.

    Vice Rector of VNU University of Science - Assoc. Prof. Sc. Dr. Vu Hoang Linh speaks at the opening

    Speaking at the opening, Vice Rector of VNU University of Science - Assoc. Prof. Sc. Dr. Vu Hoang Linh said the Erasmus+ project promotes ecological and economical sustainability in the Bio-Economy sector at the interface of academic concepts, offered graduate programs and required skills and professional expertise. He noted that it will support such value creation in the Bio-Economy sector as it equips universities and future graduates with the required skills, methodologies and innovation. 

    The BioEcoNet project has been funded for three years from the end of 2017. This is one of several Erasmus+ projects running by VNU University of Science. The joint project has been co-hosted by the VNU University of Science, Eberswalder University of Sustainable development from Germany, University of Valladolid from Spain, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences from Finland, Vietnam National University of Forestry and Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry.

    The project addresses the level of academic, methodology and institutional skills among all universities through the design and development of a new graduate blended or e-learning programme. It also offers an opportunity to the lecturers and teaching staff as well as the current students to acquire knowledge and skills, on top of their regular curricula, in an international learning environment.

     MoUs signing between parties

    On the occasion, VNU-HUS representatives and partners signed a number of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) regarding the implementation of the project and further collaboration.

    Also at the opening ceremony, the official website of the project was launched at http://bioecon.eu/