The Opening ceremony of programme assessment according to the standards of the Asean University Network (AUN)


On the morning of February 18, at the University of Economics – The University of Danang, the opening ceremony of assessment activities according to the quality standards of the ASEAN University Network (AUN) was held for 3 chapters. Bachelor training program: Business Administration, Accounting (from the University of Economics) and International Studies (from the University of Foreign Languages). 

AUN's evaluation team consists of experts from Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia:

Prof. Dr. Fauza Ab. Ghaffar - Team Leader,

Assoc.Prof.Dr Evangeline P. Bautista - Chief auditor specialized in Business Administration

Dr. Prastawa Budi - Business Administration accreditor,

Assoc.Prof.Dr Eric Wibisono - Auditor in Accounting,

Assoc.Prof Anan Mungwattana - Auditor in Accounting,

Assoc.Prof.Dr Jutarat Vibulphol - International Studies accreditor.

On the side of Danang University, there is the presence of 

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu - Director,

Assoc.Prof.Dr Doan Quang Vinh - Rector of the Polytechnic University,

Representative of the program evaluated with Assoc.Prof.Dr Nguyen Manh Toan - Rector of University of Economics, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Huu Phuc - Rector of University of Foreign Languages and Leaders of Faculties, Departments and Centers of two schools.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Manh Toan said that Danang University is the first university in the country to have four members of higher education institutions successfully tested according to national standards. As a member of the University of Danang, the University of Economics always emphasizes the importance of assessing training programs according to Southeast Asian standards.

Assoc.Prof.Dr Nguyen Manh Toan spoke at the opening session

The University of Economics in recent years has always maintained its brand as one of the leading training and scientific research and knowledge transfer centers in the Central - Central Highlands and the whole country. The school's training activities have contributed to providing high quality human resources for the whole country and reaching out to the world. In the trend of internationalization and international integration, it is even more necessary to ensure the quality of education according to international standards. Through this assessment, the University of Economics- The University of Danang hopes to receive recommendations and advice from AUN's quality inspection team to improve the quality of education further.

After the opening speech, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Vo Thi Thuy Anh - Vice Rector of the University of Economics introduced an overview of development history, vision, mission, faculty, students and training programs of the University. Located in a center of leading economic and political centers of the country, University of Economics – The University of Danang with 44 years of formation and development, towards becoming a Vietnam's leading training and research center and knowledge transfer. With a training scale of 11,500 students, graduate students and doctoral students, the University of Economics is currently training 27 bachelor's majors, 6 masters majors and 4 doctorate majors. More than 80% of teaching staff are trained so advanced education in the world such as the United States, Australia, England, Europe, Japan... 

The University of Economics is also a prestigious brand in providing High quality human resources for agencies, business communities, corporations of Vietnam and the world with a rate of over 92% of students find jobs after 6 months of graduation. Continuously improving the quality of training, the University attaches great importance to promoting positive education in teaching, vocational guidance for students, and the University is proud to be one of the first 6 schools of Vietnam to meet the quality of national education family. In addition, the University's international partner network has been continuously expanded, contributing to realizing the students' study abroad dreams as well as enhancing knowledge exchange among scientists worldwide.

Assoc.Prof.Dr Vo Thi Thuy Anh gave an overview of the University of Economics

Also at the opening ceremony, Prof. Dr. Fauza Ab. Ghaffar said that, for the purpose of developing human resources through higher education in ASEAN region, in 1995, the Southeast Asia University Network (AUN) was established. In order to promote quality assurance within regional universities, AUN has launched an initiative to assess the quality of higher education according to the general quality assurance standards of the ASEAN region. Appreciate the proactive and positive of the University of Economics and the University of Foreign Language Studies ​​in the evaluation activities of AUN, Prof.Dr Fauza Ab. Ghaffar hopes that this assessment will gradually contribute to promoting the recognition of academic achievement and training quality of the two universities as well as strengthening cooperation with universities in Southeast Asia.

Prof. Dr. Fauza Ab. Ghaffar - Head of the Mission evaluates AUN

Assoc.Prof.Dr Nguyen Ngoc Vu gave flowers to welcome the inspectors

The inspection team took photo with the leaders of the universities

After the opening ceremony, the evaluation team worked with leaders of the assessed program departments, SAR Team Leader, SAR team members and school officials and staff. It is expected that the evaluation will take place in 3 days 18-19-20 February 2019. During this test, there will be 18 faculty leaders, department heads and members of the SAR group, 40 alumni, 27 employers, 40 lecturers, 34 employees and 40 students participating in all Interview of the 135th AUN-QA Practical Review Team.

Meet and interview the SAR Team Leader and SAR team members