On March 30th, 2022, a cooperation agreement between University of Limoges (UNILIM) and University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH) on implementing the double bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology was officially signed. The signing ceremony was held online.
Participating in the ceremony, on the side of UNILIM, there was Prof. Isabelle Klock-Fontanille, President, Prof. Laurent Bourdier, Vice-President for International Affairs, Prof. Damien Sauveron, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Assoc. Prof. Emmanuel Conchon, Head of the Mathematics and Computing Department at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Ms. Marion Leger, Director in charge of training programs with foreign countries; on the side of USTH, there was the presence of Prof. Jean-Marc Lavest – Principal Rector, Dr. Nguyen Hai Dang – Vice Rector, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Duc Dung, Co-Director of Information and Communication Technology Department, Dr. Tran Giang Son, Deputy Director of Information and Communication Technology Department and other managers and representatives of relevant departments.
In order to continue to affirm the position and quality of training in the field of science and technology with an ideal international learning environment, from 2022, USTH cooperates with French universities, including UNILIM to launch the double bachelor’s degree program in Information and Communication Technology.
According to this cooperation agreement, students will study 2 years at USTH and 1 year at UNILIM. Especially, during the time at USTH, students will have the opportunity to hone their knowledge under the guidance of experienced lecturers from UNILIM. After graduation, students will receive two degrees, one from USTH and one from UNILIM.
UNILIM is one of the universities of the USTH Consortium, currently co- awarding Master’s degrees in Information and Communication Technology, Applied Environmental Sciences programs with USTH.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Prof. Jean-Marc Lavest expressed his delight at the new step in the partnership between USTH and UNILIM, as well as his belief in the success of the double degree program.
Prof. Isabelle Klock-Fontanille affirmed that the core values of USTH are also the values that UNILIM is aiming for and said: “As the President of UNILIM, I am very interested in the double degree program in Information and Communication Technology in cooperation with USTH. It is built on the foundation of the strong bilateral cooperation relationship between two universities. I believe that this program will make a positive contribution to the development of the two universities in the coming time.”
At the end of the ceremony, Prof. Jean-Marc Lavest and Prof. Isabelle Klock-Fontanille signed the double degree cooperation agreement between UNILIM and USTH, opening up opportunities for study and academic exchange in France for young people who are passionate about Information and Communication Technology as well as the desire to experience and develop themselves in an international environment, thereby accessing job opportunities on an international scale.
About University of Limoges (UNILIM)
UNILIM was established in 1968, the headquarters is located in the city of Limoges in the Limousin region, France. The university is known as a large multidisciplinary higher education and training institution, one of the best educational environments for the development of scientific research in France. UNILIM has 5 major training groups with 350 training programs. As a dynamic, open and innovative university, at the forefront of education, UNILIM has now attracted a large number of domestic and international students. UNILIM is currently welcoming about 15,000 students, of which 2,000 are international students from all over the world, including Vietnam.