Recently, the delegation of An Giang University (AGU) led by Assoc.Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang - President as Head of the delegation had a visit and worked with the German Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City.
At the meeting, Rector Vo Van Thang expressed his special thanks to the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City for spending valuable time welcoming the delegation and reaffirmed the close relationship between AGU and German Consulate General over the years. AGU has had honor to have many opportunities to access the information resources and programs funded by the German Government for education, research from the DAAD Information Center (DAAD), projects from GIZ as well as relationships, cooperating with German universities such as University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Justus-Liebig Universität, Gießen. In recent years, there have been many lecturers, students from AGU having the honor to be given opportunities to study and research in Germany through the DAAD scholarship programs.
Through the meeting, AGU hopes to receive the support from the German Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City in introducing the leading experts and scientists to the University to conduct academic and cultural exchanges, professional internships, and to organize special seminars in the fields of smart agriculture, information technology, ecological conservation, environment ... in direct and online forms to improve research, teaching and learning capacity for its teachers and students. AGU also hopes to have more scholarships for its lecturers and students studying in Germany and it is willing to receive German lecturers and students to study and conduct research at AGU.
Speaking at the meeting, Dr. Josefine Wallat - Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City sent her thanks to the delegation of AGU for visiting and working with the German Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City. In the coming time, she would consult with DAAD on the proposal contents of AGU as well as look for suitable scholarship sources and partners to connect with the university. She was also pleased to introduce AGU to Viet Duc University in Binh Duong so that the two sides could exchange and learn about the university governance model applied by universities in Germany. She suggested that AGU and German Consulate General should keep in touch with each other and happily accepted to visit AGU in the near future as conditions permit.
Kim Hoang - EXRO