Collaborating with Won Kwang Health Science University (Korea) on opening Oriental Medicine in the future

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On the 8th of January 2019, the leader of Ba Ria - Vung Tau University, Vice President Mr. Le Van Toan had a meeting with representatives of WonKwang Health Sciences University (South Korea). In the meeting, Prof. Kim In Jong - President - shared the desire to cooperate with Ba Ria - Vung Tau University on promoting Korean language training support for students and faculty specialized in Korean Language and Culture, especially establish a partnership to open the Oriental Medicine, which is a strength of WonKwang Health Science University.

An overview of WonKwang Health Science University (South Korea):

WonKwang Health Science University (South Korea) is a member of Wonkwang Educational Foundation established in 1965, a large educational group in Korea owning more than 150 educational institutions (6 Universities, 25 secondary schools and 120 preschools, 20 hospitals, 30 health centers, and more than 200 social welfare agencies, media companies and media stations with a total of more than 50,000 staff and lecturers. The Group is investing in building an Oriental Medicine hospital in Dalat and wishes to establish another hospital in Ho Chi Minh or Vung Tau city.

During the meeting, leaders of both institutions also made suggestions for training cooperation programs in health science sector such as Oriental Medicine, Western Medicine, Nursing, Dermatology, Pharmacy, Medical Instruments etc. which are the strength of WonKwang Health Science University, as well as the courses in the Tourism - Restaurant - Hotel Management. In particular, these programs are offered both in English or Korean language to improve international integration opportunities for students when they graduate. At the end of the meeting, both leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the academic cooperation in the future.

Accordingly, the school year of 2018 - 2019, Ba Ria - Vung Tau University will promote short-term student exchange programs between the two universities, creating opportunities for BVU students to enhance their major and experience Korean culture at WonKwang Health Science University. After the meeting, Ms. Nguyen Thi Cam Van (Deputy Head of Science & Technology - International Cooperation Department) and lecturers in the Korean language department will continue to discuss cooperation and exchange programs in details to implement specific programs to expand learning opportunities in Korea for BVU students and attract more Korean students to learn and experience Vietnamese culture in Vung Tau coastal city.

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Vi Van