VAN LANG EDUCATION GROUP SIGNED MOU WITH UNIVERSITÉ PARIS-EST CRÉTEIL VAL DE MARNE IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE WORKING VISIT TO EUROPE OF THE PRIME MINISTER OF VIETNAM

[November 6] Within the framework of a working visit to Europe and attending the COP26 Climate Change Conference with the Prime Minister and Vietnamese ministerial delegation from October 31 to November 5, 2021, Van Lang Education Group signed and exchanged cooperation agreements with Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne.

On November 4, 2021, under the witness of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Vietnamese ministerial delegation and representatives of the French government, Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri - Chairman of Van Lang Education Group participated in the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne, one of the most prestigious universities in France. Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri, Chairman and Mrs. Tran Thi Thanh Thuy, Board of Director Member were present as representatives of Van Lang Group, while Dr. Laurent Thevenet, Vice-president for International Affairs, Professor of Chemistry; Mr. Jérôme Lacoeuilhe, Director of IUT SÉNART-FONTAINEBLEAU; and Mr. Yannick Le Gouellec, Head of International Business Bachelor represented Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne.

Both parties reached an agreement on exchange of students; exchange of members of teaching staff, academic researchers, members of administrative staff; creation and joint management of research and programs, joint organization of internships, seminars and symposia; and exchange of information of any kind, documentation, publications and research results. With the aspiration to be one of the most admired young universities in Asia by 2030, Van Lang University is looking forward to breakthrough achievements in higher education, innovation and contributions to Vietnam and the global community via this significant collaboration.

Dr. Laurent Thevenet, Vice-president for International Affairs of Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (left) and Dr. Nguyen Cao Tri, Chairman of Van Lang Education Group (right) exchanged MOU in the witness of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, along with ministerial delegation of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the UK.

In the framework of the Prime Minister’s working visit to Europe, Van Lang University is the only university to join the delegation and leaders of the Ministry of Education and Training to work with leaders of prestigious educational institutions.

Established in 1995, Van Lang University is currently one of the leading private universities in Vietnam with a population of approximately 40,000 students, who are taking nearly 60 undergraduate and post-graduate programs. Since 2015, with the expansion into an Education Group, Van Lang has connected higher education with inter-level and college education, intertwined with the ecosystem of health services, sports, technology, and many more, to bring diverse and comprehensive experiences to learners.

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The signing of MOUs with universities and businesses in Europe continues to open up many new opportunities for lecturers, and students of Van Lang Education Ecosystem in approaching preeminent international training program, cultural exchange and academic research as well as comprehensive development of the infrastructure system towards sustainability.

Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne is one of the major multidisciplinary and vocational universities. Founded in 1970, it has managed to establish itself as a regionally grounded institution and an internationally oriented university. With 19 sites and its main campus only 20 minutes from the center of Paris by subway, it serves a population of over 38,000 students.

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