The signing ceremony

Earlier, in 2016, this program was discussed and developed by School of Information and Communication Technology and Department of Computer Science for students after completing 3 years of training at HUST, then transferred to Uppsala to study in one year more in order to be accredited a Bachelor degree.

Assoc. Prof. Truong Thi Dieu Linh, Coordinator of the Global ICT Program, said Uppsala is a big university so there are strict regulations on the number of credits and subjects which students must have to be granted Uppsala’s Bachelor degree. The agreement was only reached after took three years of surveying the quality of students in Global ICT, allowing students to study a semester. After recognizing these students studied well and adapted to the environment, Uppsala started evaluating all subjects of Global ICT.

Ms. Anna - Klara Lindeborg, Head of the representative office of Uppsala in Vietnam, said the success from the cooperation will be foundation to apply the 3+1 model to other fields. The university is intensifying the cooperation of exchanging students, lecturers and staff with universities in Vietnam.

Assoc. Prof. Tran Van Top, HUST Vice President said HUST appreciates the long-term cooperation that the university has strengthened during the past years with Uppsala University. This 3+1 education program contract will boost cooperative relations between the two sides and support students to get access to one of the most modern and innovative training systems and environment in Northern Europe.

Earlier, Uppsala cooperated with three universities of Europe such as Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden and five universities of Vietnam, under the EU-funded EVENT project which aims to help Vietnamese students be ready for working after graduating from their universities./.

BTA