The Erasmus+ International conference ” CAPACITY BUILDING IN HIGHER EDUCATION – YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW ” was held from May 19 to 21, 2022 in Vietnam at the International Center for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE), Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh.From 2015 to 2020 Vietnam is involved in 74 programs – which makes it the most mobilized country – with 94 universities, scientific institutions and administrations, in which there are 5 projects were coordinated by Vietnamese universities.
At the Conference, there were nearly 200 delegates from universities from North to South of Vietnam. It is as a forum for sharing experience of building proposals as well as implementing projects from universities that have participated in the Erasmus+ project programs such as: University of Danang, Hue University, Hanoi University, University of Can Tho, University of Sciences (Vietnam National University Hanoi), Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology.
Vietnam National University of Forestry has a representative – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Xuan Phuong participated in the conference within the framework of Erasmus+ Capacity Building project FOREST – Future ORiented chEmiSTry. The FOREST project is aimed at enhancing employability of chemistry graduates and quality of chemistry education through introducing an interdisciplinary Master’s programs: Sustainable Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry. In addition, the Master’s program has opportunities for student exchange between universities through the training courses (Summer school, in the elective program) and also accumulate credits under ECTS. This is very consistent with the credit training system that universities are implementing in Vietnam currently.