Petrovietnam University (PVU) signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Tulsa (TU) - USA

On October 7, 2023, in Ba Ria City, Petrovietnam University (PVU) signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Tulsa, USA.

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The signing ceremony was attended by notable figures from both institutions. From PVU, there were Dr. Phan Minh Quoc Binh - President, Dr. Le Quoc Phong - Vice President, Dr. Vu Minh Hung - Head of the Basic Science Department, Dr. Bui Thanh Binh - Head of the Petroleum Faculty, and Dr. Truong Thanh Tuan - Head of the Foreign Affairs & Science and Technology Department, along with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Van Sy - Vice President of the Petroleum College.

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Representing the University of Tulsa (TU) were Dr. Vivian Wang - Vice President in charge of International Cooperation and Ms. Nguyen Thu Dung - TU's representative in Vietnam. Established in 1894 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, TU has established itself as a leading university in the United States, ranking among the top 100 in the country.

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The cooperation agreement aims to enhance training quality, develop human resources, support students with scholarships, and foster comprehensive cooperation between PVU and TU. This partnership reaffirms the strong, long-term relationship between the two institutions. In addition to training and research, the agreement opens opportunities for extensive collaboration in various fields. Both parties anticipate mutual benefits for students, faculty, and their respective organizations.
Highlights of the agreement include the Visiting Scholars program, where TU will host a PVU faculty member each semester to conduct research and improve teaching quality. The discussion also covered future collaborations, including summer internship opportunities for students from both countries, student exchange programs, preferential tuition fees for PVU students at TU, scholarships for outstanding PVU postgraduate students, sharing online teaching resources, short-term courses taught by TU faculty at PVU, and joint research and development projects.

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