University of Economics-The University of Danang
71 Ngu Hanh Son, Danang City
In a "flat" world, higher education is becoming increasingly important and necessarily associated with international integration. Given the importance of international integration, from the first day of establishment, the DUE has continuously set up and maintained cooperative relations with universities and international organizations in many countries in the world regarding international project co-application, joint training, team development, scientific research, knowledge discovery, technology transfer and brand publicity. This strategic vision has helped the DUE to reap the fruits of its achievements, contributing to the University's core role in Vietnam's higher education system and enhancing its international reputation.
The DUE's Rector, Prof. Nguyen Manh Toan signed a MOU with the CIT's senior representative (Ireland) in the presence of the President of the Republic of Ireland
- Developing international partners and joint training programs
To provide faculty and students with access to advanced education, the University has promoted research collaboration with many prestigious universities in the world across North-America, Europe, Australia-New Zealand, and Asia, especially from developed countries, demonstrating the strengths and cooperation potential of the University. The DUE aims to develop long-term and reliable cooperation with universities, prestigious scientific and educational organizations in the world in the forms of undergraduate programs, postgraduate studies, scientific research and technology transfer, and international academic seminars. The University has cooperated with 51 international partners with 23 universities and research institutes prestigiously experienced in training and research in 14 countries and territories such as: Towson University, City University of Seatle, Baruch University, Ball State University (United States); University of Sunderland, Aston University, Hull University, Cardiff Met, NewCastle College (UK); Saxion University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands); Massey University (New Zealand); Business School of Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University (Australia); Yokohama University, Kobe University, Senshu University, Chuo University, Asian Institute for Development Studies (Japan); Sunkonghoe University (South Korea); Chulalongkorn University, Rajamangala University of Technology (Thailand),...
The DUE has been carrying out international cooperation programs from the tertiary level to the masters in the framework of the 2+2, 3+1, and 3+1+1 programs. Particularly, there is a joint program in Master of Human Resource Management (with Massey University, New Zealand), Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, Finance, Accounting, Tourism, and Marketing with prestigious universities in the world such as Ball State University and Towson University (United States), Massey University (New Zealand), Cardiff Met University, Sunderland University and Hull University (UK). CIT Institute (Ireland). These give students access to advanced management and economic knowledge.
- Enhancing the exchanges of scholars and students
Within the framework of the Fulbright Scholar Program and Erasmus+ project, the DUE has received academic staff and researchers from the United States and Europe to teach and work at the University. In addition, the University regularly encourages delegations of staff, experts and scientists to visit and work with a number of universities in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Republic of Ireland, Germany, France, Japan, Korea, Taiwan,... Besides sending lecturers and specialists to study and work in partner schools, the DUE also welcomes foreign lecturers and volunteers to come and teach at the University. In 2017, the DUE welcomed more than 70 international delegations to visit, work and exchange experiences on cooperation in teaching as well as research. For other short-term teaching cooperation activities, DUE held an English course for students of Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University (Thailand), Summer school courses for international students; and cultural exchange with students of universities in Korea. In addition, a number of external seminars / workshop on research methods and teaching methods were organized with the support and participation of foreign partners such as Manchester University, Heriot-Watt University (UK), Deakin University (Australia), CIT Institute (Ireland), ACCA (UK), Wallonia Logistics Association (Belgium).
- International cooperation in scientific research
In 2017, DUE organized three international conferences: International Conference on Accounting and Finance 2017 (ICOAF 2017), International Conference for Young Scientists 2017 (ICYREB 2017), International Education Conference 2017 (Edufair 2017). Our partners include University of New South Wales (Australia), Aston University (UK), VFAI Finance Association, Yokohama National University (Japan), and ACCA-Vietnam. In particular, the International Conference on Accounting and Finance has become one of the largest specialized conferences in Accounting and Finance in Southeast Asia.
The DUE has transferred the Logistics Research Center from the University of Da Nang to promote logistics research with the support of the University of Liege and the Wallonie Region Logistics Association (Belgium). With the advancement of the Logistics Research Center, cluster logistics in the city of Da Nang was established with the participation of many associations and enterprises in the central region and Da Nang. This is an effort of the parties to increase the connection of stakeholders in the logistics sector, promoting the research and practice of logistics in the area. In addition, the University has officially organized the professional program Master of Transportation & Logistics.
The University has further organized training courses, seminars on teaching methods, research and writing for international academic articles conducted by professors from partner universities. Also, through the international research and technology transfer projects, the University has modernized and upgraded its facilities and equipment, such as books and articles, computers, labs and other modern teaching facilities.
- Bidding and implementation of international cooperation projects
The DUE has successfully signed and implemented a number of international projects with foreign partners. In particular, the VIBE project is funded by the Irish Government's Irish Aid Fund with a total amount of up to €100,000 to develop a start-up ecosystem in the student community of the DUE as well as the universities in the region. The highlight of the project is the success of the "Danang Start up Runway" contest for three consecutive years 2016-2018.
In addition, exchanges of lecturers and students of the University to foreign partners are also promoted within the framework of the Erasmus + project of the European Union. Under this program, in the year 2017, the University sent 02 lecturers and 09 students to the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences (Germany), 02 students and 13 lecturers to Cork Institute of Technology (Ireland), 03 lecturers to Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK), 01 lecturer to Nice Sophia Antipolis University (France).
DUE is one of five universities in Vietnam funded by the USAID COMET program since 2016 on how to apply MekongSkills2Work method into teaching. New interactive teaching and learning activities are being held to help academic staff to organize an effective classroom that encourages initiative and creativity in learners. The USAID COMET project has been, and will continue to be, a positive force in creating a better learning environment for students, meeting the needs of the labor market integration and competition.
In order to improve the quality of university management, DUE has cooperated with Heriot-Watt University (UK) to implement the project "Building the right foundation to achieve efficiency and sustainability in the university governance which is sponsored by the British Council.
Through international cooperation, the University aims to promote its image as a center for training high-quality human resources and transfer technology in economics, business and management science for the country and the Southeast Asian region.
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