Vietnam National University of Forestry worked with Shizuoka University, Japan

Jul 25, 2017 10:00 AM
On July 17th, 2017, Vietnam National University of Forestry had a meeting with a delegation of Shizuoka University to organize the student exchange program under Shizuoka University's Asia Bridge Program (ABP)

The meeting was attended by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui The Doi – VNUF's Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Xuan Phuong – Deputy Director of International  Cooperation Division of VNUF. Representatives from Japanese side were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shine Toshihiko – Admission Department of Asia Bridge Program of Shizuoka University, Japan in Vietnam and Mr. Hara Yoshihisa - Expert of undergraduate admission assessment of ABP.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged training programs, development cooperation activities, the contents related to the organization of Japanese study abroad program (free tuition of ABP). Especially, the two sides discussed on the student exchange program between the Vietnam National University of Forestry and Shizuoka University. A delegation  of Shizuoka  University's student will visit Vietnam National University of Forestry in mid-September.

Closing the meeting, the two sides agreed to have continued discussions to put forward the agreement to realize this Japanese study abroad program.

Shizuoka University's Asia Bridge Program (ABP) offers an undergraduate (bachelor's degree) program and a master's degree program. In the undergraduate program, candidates are recruited from India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam for an overseas or in-Japan admissions screening process. The ABP undergraduate curriculum provides all first-year students with an initial six months of intensive Japanese language training which prepares them to study in their major fields with Japanese students. In the master's degree program, students from the 16 designated Asian regions and countries study at the Graduate School of Integrated Science and Technology. The degree is offered in English, and the students are trained to be the world's top scientists and engineers.

Some pictures of the meeting: