On 11/11/2022, Hanoi National University of Civil Engineering (HUCE) solemnly held a National Perfection Council Meeting of the Training Program of Excellent Engineers in Vietnam (PFIEV) to summarize the activities in 2022 and set the operational direction for 2023.
Attending the meeting, on the French side there were:
Mr. Dominique Laffly, Attache for University and Scientific Cooperation, French Embassy in Vietnam; Mr. Joël Bianco , Principal of Louis Le Grand; Mr. Thibaut Skrzypek, International Cooperation Department of École des Ponts ParisTech, spokesperson of the French Partner Schools; Ms. Mai Quyen PHAM, IMT Atlantique School; Mr. Christian Obrecht, INSA Lyon; Mr. Christophe Bobineau, Grenoble INP school; Ms. Séverine Giroud, International Relations Department, Grenoble INP school; Mr. Pascal Maussion, Vice President of External Relations of Toulouse INP school and Ms. Claudia Frydman, Polytech Marseille school.
On the Vietnamese side, there were:
Mr. Nguyen Duc Trung, Department of Higher Education – Ministry of Education & Training;
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Duy Hoa, Rector of Hanoi University of Civil Engineering; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Xuan Anh, Vice Rector of Hanoi University of Civil Engineering; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Hai, Vice President of University of Science and Technology, University of Danang, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thien Phuc, Vice Rector of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Phong Dien, Vice Rector President of Hanoi University of Science and Technology; leaders of departments, teachers in charge of PFIEV of the universities, business representatives, Alumni and students of PFIEV program.
The PFIEV program was established in 1999 under an educational cooperation agreement between the Vietnamese and French governments. In Vietnam, four leading technical universities have been selected to participate in the PFIEV program, including: Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology – University of Danang and University of Science and Technology and Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology. On the French side, a consortium of leading universities that are partners of PFIEV was established to advise on the program including: École des Ponts ParisTech, INSA de Lyon, Ecole Centrale de Paris, Grenoble INP, Université de Poitiers, Toulouse INP, Télécom Bretagne and the Lycée Louis le Grand.
In the opening speech of the session, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Duy Hoa – Secretary of the Party Committee, Rector of Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, the host university organized this year’s CNP meeting on behalf of four universities participating in the PFIEV program in Vietnam welcomes the delegates to the meeting, thanks for the support and deep interest of the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the French Embassy in Vietnam, Vietnamese and French partner schools and Vietnamese Universities that participate in the PFIEV program.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Duy Hoa, Rector of Hanoi University of Civil Engineering gave a welcome speech
Over the years, the French Embassy in Vietnam has had many activities to help develop the program such as supporting the invitation of native teachers to teach French for PFIEV students, connecting with French businesses through the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam (CCIFV), supporting PFIEV students to study in France, etc.
Mr. Dominique Laffly, Attache for Scientific and University Cooperation, representative of the French Embassy spoke at the meeting
The combination of French partner schools always accompanies and supports Vietnamese schools in activities such as accrediting the PFIEV training program with CTI, participating in the French-Vietnamese Graduation Council, exchanging lecturers and students. , building a common website of PFIEV and many other activities.
Mr. Thibaut Skrzypek, representative of the French Partner Schools spoke at the meeting
On this occasion, Louis Le Grand High School gave a school’s medal to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Duy Hoa – Rector of Hanoi University of Civil Engineering for his great contributions for PFIEV program, and at the same time showing friendship between two French-Vietnamese consortiums.
The Principal of Louis Le Grand gave the school’s medal (Médaille) to the Rector of Hanoi University of Civil Engineering
Following the program, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Xuan Anh and Mr. Thibaut Skrzypek represent for the Vietnamese and French sides present the summary report of joint activities of the PFIEV program.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Xuan Anh – Vice Rector of HUCE represent for Vietnamese Consortiums present a summary report of PFIEV’s activities in the past year.
Mr. Thibaut Skrzypek, representative of French partner schools presented a summary report of the French Consortiums
After listening to two reports of the Vietnamese and French Consortiums, the participants exchanged and discussed cooperation in the accrediting work; training activities; strengthen the exchange of lecturers and students; promoting cooperation with French enterprises that operating in Vietnam…
Delegates discussed at the meeting
Dr. Tong Ngoc Tu, Head of Board of Management and Training of Excellent Engineers of HUCE summarizes the outstanding results of PFIEV in the past year
Overview of the meeting at Hanoi University of Civil Engineering
After agreeing on the exchange of ideas between the two sides, Assoc. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Hai, Vice Rector of University of Science and Technology, University of Danang concluded the main contents that the two sides will work together in the coming year and delivered a closing speech of the meeting.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Hai – Vice Rector of University of Science and Technology – University of Danang concluded and delivered the closing speech of the meeting
The meeting ended successfully, the delegates exchanged and discussed enthusiastically, giving many valuable comments to improve and develop sustainably PFIEV – The training program is considered the most successful so far in the cooperation on higher education between the two countries France-Vietnam.
Delegates attending CNP 2022 take souvenir photos