International Relations

Introduction

Signed documents

International projects

Procedure - Form

I. Introduction

International relations play an important role in the development of our university. Being aware of that, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport (UT-HCMC) has been actively enhancing the international relations, and thus, improving the quality of education, training and scientific research as well as promoting the university's reputation. Many universities and organizations has come and set up several fine relatonships with UT-HCMC because they wanted to collaborate with the university in the maritime, infrastructure and construction sectors. The international activities have been deeply implemented, especially some of them have been carried out completely and successfully. Thanks to those collaborations, the qualifications of the teaching staff have been upgraded; the teaching methods and contents have been changed into student-centered orientation. The facilities, lecture halls, library and other equipments have also been renovated as a result of the international investment support. The reputation of the university has been gradually improved. Also, the opportunities for training, scientific research collaborations with the international universities and trainin institutes have been rapidly increased.

UT-HCMC has welcomed many international delegations coming to seek for collaborative chances: Delegation of Crown Prince of Thailand, the Minister of Ministry of Transport from  Mozambique, delegations from Korean Maritime Universities, Mokpo University (Korea), Students from Kalmar Maritime Institute (Sweden), the lecture tour of Sterling Group (UK)...Many delegations from UT-HCMC have participated in lecturer and student exchange programs, studying abroad, presenting at many scientific seminars.

It is a great honor that UT-HCMC is currently an official member of:

- Association of Maritime Education and Training institutions in Asia-Pacific (AMETIAP), currently Global Maritime Education and Training Association (GlobalMET);

- International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU);

- International Association of Universities (IAU);

- Asia Maritime and Fisheries Universities Forum (AMFUF);

- Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF);

- Association of Universities in training Network of European Asian Rail major;

- Partner in join-venture company focusing on training and exporting seafarers;

- Education organizations: British Council, Nuffic (Netherlands), VEF (USA), IIG,...

II. List of institutions/ organizations signing MOU with UT-HCMC

No.

Institutions / Organizations

Country

Date of signing

1

Academy of Sciences Federation of Russia

Russia

01 Jan 1999

2

The Australian Maritime College

Australia

24 Jan 2001

3

Rotterdam Shipping and Transport College - STC group

The Netherlands

01 Oct 2001

4

Centre of Expert and Engineering Cooperation with External Organizations, MOET

Vietnam

01 Jan 2003

5

Hohai University

China

24 Feb 2005

6

Korea National Railroad College (KNRC)

Korea

20 Dec 2005

7

Maritime State University Admiral.G.I.Nevelskoy

Russia

27 Jun 2006

8

Ukrainian National Aviation University (NAU)

Ukraine

10 Aug 2006

9

Mitsui O.S.K.Lines

Japan

04 Oct 2006

10

Ship owner Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group (SNTG) BV

The Netherlands

21 Dec 2006

11

Shalom Engineering Co.Ltd.

Korea

2 Feb 2007

12

The MPC Group

Cyprus

09 Jul 2007

13

Triton Schiffahrts GmbH

Germany

29 Aug 2007

14

SiberianTransport University

Russia

01 Dec 2007

15

Guilford College of Further and Higher Education

The UK

16 Apr 2008

16

Woo Song University

South Korea

18 Apr 2008

17

Eco-Continent Co., Vladivostoc

Russia

05 May 2008

18

Wagenborg Shipping B.V.

The Netherlands

30 May 2008

19

International Maritime University of Panama

Panama

27 Jun 2008

20

The University of Newcastle upon Tyne / School of Marine Science & Technology

The UK

15 Dec 2008

21

Mokpo Maritime University

Korea

25 May 2009

22

Petro Vietnam Technical Services Corporation - PTSC

Vietnam

04 Jun 2009

23

Vienna University of Technology

Austria

01 Aug 2009

24

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

China

22 Feb 2010

25

Southbank Institute of Technology

Australia

01 Jul 2010

26

Far East State Transport University

Russia

22 Mar 2010

27

Korean Dream Machinery Co.

Korea

22 Feb 2011

28

The Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics

Germany

24 Nov 2011

29

Dung Quat Shipping Company (DQS)

Vietnam

17 Dec 2011

30

Ulsan College      

Korea

27 Dec 2011

31

Universities and Institutes under Ministry of Transport in HCMC

Vietnam

28 Feb 2012

32

FPT Vietnam

Vietnam

16 Mar 2012

33

University of the West of England

The UK

08 May 2012

34

University of Greenwich

The UK

21 May 2012

35

Korea Maritime University

Korea

17 May 2012

36

Edexcel

The UK

25 Jul 2012

37

Huree University of Information and Communication Technology

Mongolia

30 Oct 2012

38

Norton University

Cambodia

31 Oct 2012

39

Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University

India

31 Oct 2012

40

Daffodil International University

Bangladesh

31 Oct 2012

41

Universitas Widyatama

Indonesia

31 Oct 2012

42

Bicol University

Philippines

31 Oct 2012

43

Suratthani Rajabhat University

Thailand

31 Oct 2012

44

University Putra Malaysia

Malaysia

31 Oct 2012

45

Rajamangala University of Technology

Thailand

31 Oct 2012

46

Petra Christian University

Indonesia

31 Oct 2012

47

Universitas Ciputra

Indonesia

31 Oct 2012

48

HSD Viet Nam Limited Co.

Vietnam

16 Nov 2012

49

Llandrillo Menai International, Wales UK      

The UK

26 Nov 2012

50

Tongmyong University

Korean

11 Jan 2013

51

Moscow Railway University (MIIT)

Russian

17 May 2013

52

Donetsk Railway Transport Institute, Ukrainian State Academy of Railway Transport

Russian

05 Nov 2013

53

Research Unit Mobility and Space, Center for Technology and Society, Technical University of Berlin

Germany

28 Nov 2013

54

 Ecole nationale des travaux publics d'Etat (ENTPE)

France

23 Apr 2014

55

Masha University

Malaysia

24 Apr 2014

56

University of Strathclyde in UK

The UK

12 May 2014

57

The University of Tasmania

Australia

05 Jun 2014

58

The University of Salamanca

Spain

18 Jul 2014

59

International Association of Universities

 

23 Dec 2014 

60

Global Access Asia, Asian University Presidents Forum

 

25 Oct 2014

61

Our Lady of Fatima University

Philippines

25 Oct 2014

62

VIT University,  Vellore

India

25 Oct 2014

63

Universiti Malaysia Perlis

Malaysia

25 Oct 2014

64

Siam University

Thailand

25 Oct 2014

65

Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University

Russia

8 Nov 2014

66

Ulsan College

Korea

13 Jan 2015

67

Josai University Educational Corporation

Japan

26 Jan 2015

68

Hasselt University

Belgium

29 Jan 2015

69

National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia

Cambodia

30 Mar 2015

70

Cambodia Maritime Institute

Cambodia

31 Mar 2015

71

Sejong University

Korea

18 May 2015

72

Korean Institute of Maritime and Fisheries Technology

Korea

15 Jun 2015

20 Oct 2015

73

National Taiwan Ocean University

Taiwan

18 Jun 2015

74

University of Surabaya (Ubaya)

Indonesia

02 Jul 2015

75

Hanil STM Limited Company

Korea

15 Oct 2015

76

Southern University Bangladesh

Bangladesh

07 Nov 25015

77

Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia

Indonesia

07 Nov2015

78

Kanagawa Institute of Technology

Japan

16 Dec 2015

79

Akansas State University

The USA

15 Mar 2016

80

National Kaohsiung Marine University

Taiwan

1 Jun 2016

81

World University of Bangladesh

Bangladesh

26 Aug 2016

82

Kingston University of London

The UK

26 Sep 2016

 

 

 

 

III. International Projects of Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport

No.

Country

Name of the project

Time

1

Denmark

Rehabilitation and new building of ferries for Mekong Delta/ phase II

From November 2002 to November 2005

2

Norway

Building the training facilities for Ho Chi Minh City Branch of Vietnam Maritime University

From January 2001 to December 2003

3

Japan

Cooperation in International Scientific Research on waterway transport and seaport planning in the Southeast Asia

From January 2000 to December 2007

4

Greece

Project on Enhancement of Environmental Policy on Southeast Asian Maritime Transport

From June 2005 to June 2007

5

Netherlands

Project on setting up a joint venture company between Hochiminh City University of Transport and STC-Group from the

From March 2005 in the duration of 15 years

6

Denmark

Project on Establishment of Short -Term Training Courses for Vietnamese Seafarers

From November 2005 to April 2007

7

Guildford - Business

Collaborate with Guildford in training the  BTEC HND in Business (Finance)

Be successful. Started enrolling since 2009

8

Guildford – Construction

Collaborate with Guildford in training the BTEC HND in Construction

 

Successful. Started enrolling since 2011

9

TESP – P.1

Collaborate with Llanrillo and MVC in training the soft skills for students in Marine Engineering Faculty

Successful. The courses lasted from  February 2012 to March 2013. Have given the certificates to 33 students (UT-HCMC, MVC)

10

Nuffic

Train and provide the certificate "Chief Coach" sponsored by Nuffic

Successful. Started the course in November 2013. Have given the certificates to 55 officials and lecturers in UT-HCMC

11

ALMEC

Collaborate with ALMEC Corporation to perform “The Travel Speed Survey in Ho Chi Minh City” under “the Data collection survey on railways in major cities”

Supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency.

Delivered in 2014

12

IAU Leadher

Collaborate with Salamanca University (Spain) in Improving the leading ability in education reformation.

Successful. 2 visits in May and June  2014

13

UWE

(UK)

Transnational training in the Project management major

Got the license

14

ISAS

International Strategy Advisory Service  Project of IAU

Funded by SIDA. Launch in September 2014 – May 2015

15

CLMV

Collaborate with Center for Transportation Research, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia to collect empirical data on vehicle speed and close following behavior as well as qualitative data on driver behavior with respect to driving speed and close following

Delivered in 2015

16

UAKP

Enhance the collaborations between  ASEAN and UK in education, research and innovations. Collaborations with Liverpool John Moores and VNU in applying the ICT into logistics

Funded by British Council.

Duration: Dec 2014 – July 2015

17

Tongmyong

(Korea)

Collaborate with Tongmyong University, Korea in delivering the Bachelor of Port and Logistics Management

Successful. Started enrolling since 2016

18

HEP

Under the Higher Education Partnership Project funded by the British Council, UT-HCMC collaborated with Center Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice, Kingston University London to deliver the project “ Internationalising HE pedagogy and curricula through UK-Vietnam collaboration on CPD programmes for HE teachers informed by technology-enhanced learning”

Funded by British Council.

Duration: November 2015 – June 2016.

31 lecturers from different faculties participated in the training workshop.

19

POSCO

Collaborate with POSCO Corporation, Korea to deliver the project “development of steel girder bridge for rural transport in the Mekong Delta”

Delivered from September 2015 to August 2016

 

 

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