Welcome the delegation from Seoul National University, Korea

On the morning of February 6th, 2023, the delegation from Seoul National University, Korea led by Prof. Dr. Sang Kook Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Seoul National University paid a working visit to Hanoi University of Pharmacy.

Seoul National University (SNU), Korea is one among of the HUP’s partners has had a cooperation agreement since 2019. It is one of the highly ranked universities in Korea for researches and tertiary education with high quality. According to THE, SNU is ranked 8th in Asia (THE Asia University Rankings 2022) and ranked 56th in the world (THE World University Rankings 2023). According to QS, SNU is ranked 17th in Asia (QS Asia University Rankings 2023) and 29th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023).

At the meeting, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hai Nam, HUP’s Rector recognized the results of cooperation between the two universities in recent times, especially in the field of science and technology. With the desire to develop the cooperative relationship with Seoul National University into a strategic partner, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hai Nam agreed on a number of cooperation directions in the coming period as follows: (1) Cooperation in training. Prioritize strengthening the lecturer exchange program, encouraging lecturers to participate in teaching the main training programs of the two schools; and student exchange program for undergraduate and postgraduate students with a minimum exchange duration of 1 semester. (2) Regarding scientific research: joint research cooperation according to both sides' orientation.

The signing ceremony to extend the Cooperation Agreement between the two Universities in training cooperation, scientific researches and exchange of lecturers and students took place under the witness of the representatives of some related faculties of both Universities.

At the end of the working session, Prof. Dr. Sang Kook Lee thanked Hanoi University of Pharmacy for the warm welcome and hoped that cooperation between the two sides in training and scientific research would be strengthened in the coming period.