Assistant President of Rangsit University visited FPT University

Day update: 19/09/2013

On 17th September 2013, the Assistant President of Rangsit University (RSU) to Vietnam, Mr. Jeroen Schedler returned a visit to FPT University. The Assistant President met Dr. Dam Quang Minh, Vice President for FPT International Academy and Ms. Nguyen Thi Mo, Director for International Cooperation Department to discuss ways for FPT and Rangsit to cooperate.

Mr.Jeroen Schedler is briefed about FPT University.

In October, 2013 two universities will co-host the P2A Program (Passage to ASEAN). This program initiated by Rangsit University provides ASEAN mobile students with the knowledge and understandings of different countries in ASEAN Region. Currently P2A is developed and implemented in a network of universities and colleges in 10 ASEAN countries, among which FPT University, Duy Tan University (Viet Nam), The National University of Laos (Laos), Myanmar Computer Institute (Myanmar), and Naresuan University (Thailand) have already participated. Joining the P2A is an assertion of FPT University towards the integration into ASEAN Community. During the visit, FPT and RSU discussed in detail the plan to host the first batch of P2A mobile students to Vietnam in this mid October. Two universities also sketched out a strategy to promote P2A to other ASEAN universities as well as to invite more mobile students from over the world to join.

 Mr.Schelder and Mr. Dam Quang Minh in Lecture Hall, beat the rain drum – the symbol of FPT University.

Regarding Global semester,both universities agreed at the significance of encouraging students to join the student mobility program oversea during their studying.  In general, two universities agreed about an equal exchange program where tuition fee is waived for a large group of students from both sides. The accommodation is provided base on a reciprocal basis. To this extend, an academic team from RSU planed to visit FU in this coming October to discuss all specific technical problems about the Student Exchange between the FU and RSU. Two universities expected to start this program from early 2014 (Spring Semester) with a group of 5 – 10 students, and gradually to expand it in the succeeding terms.

Dr.Dam Quang Minh hands a gift to Mr.Schelder.

This visit from RSU’s Assistant President followed the visit of FU delegation to RSU. Sharing a lot of same ideas on globalization, the two universities expect for a comprehensive partnership in the near future which brings the benefits for students and faculty members of both sides.

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