Visit of the Finnish University Hub

On 15.3.2017, the Finish University Hub, represented by Ms. Anna Gronlund, Head of Internationalization, University of Jyvaskyla, and Ms. Pirjo Silfversten, Head of Transnational Operations, University of Helsinki, paid a visit to the VGU Binh Duong campus. Accompanied the delegation was Ms. Đặng Kim Ngân – Wise Consulting Finland (WCF), Hanoi Office

This visit is part of the fact finding mission in Vietnam of the Finnish University Hub delegation, whose agenda includes visits to 40 academic institutions in Vietnam and meetings with national level authority.


The delegation was received by Acting President, Dr. Ha Thuc Vien and shared discussions with Head of Academic Affairs & Student Affairs, Ms. Ulrike Schmittner, Head of Strategic & Quality Management Department, Mr. Volker Steimle, and Head of Industrial Relations Department, Dr. Michael Braun.

The delegation was very interested in learning about academic aspects, such as Foundation Year, existing and planned degree’s programs, tuition fees, scholarships, lecturer  recruitment requirements, as well as our relationship with industrial partners, research base and learning/teaching environment. The delegation ended their visit with a tour to VGU’s modern and well-equipped laboratory facilities. They were very impressed with our consistent efforts in academic excellence, research as well as opportunities given to students.  

Truong Le Quynh Nhu

Assistant, Presidential Office