In the framework of project: "European-Vietnamese Higher Education Network for Sustainable Forest- and Bio-Economy (BioEcoN)". Vietnam National University of Forestry attended the second of three BioEcoN "summer schools" held at the University of Valladolid, Spain from 02 to 15 February 2020.
The Vietnam National University of Forestry delegation was led by Prof. Dr. Pham Van Chuong, Vice President with 2 lecturers, and 7 students.The summer school was held at the University of Valladolid, Spain with 60 experts, lecturers and students from six universities from Vietnam and Europe include: South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences - Finland; Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development - Germany; University of Valladolid - Spain; VNU University of Science - Vietnam; Vietnam National University of Forestry - Vietnam; Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry - Vietnam;
This summer school provides an opportunity to:
- Gain knowledge in the field of sustainable forest-based bioeconomy
- Participate in the BioEcoN project as evaluators of new course material
- Study in an international setting with peers from across Europe and Vietnam
- Receive subsidized travel and living costs for 2 weeks of study
During the trip in Spain, the Vietnam National University of Forestry delegation worked with Leaders, Professors of University of Valladolid - Spain on strengthening cooperation between the two universities in the framework of memorandum of cooperation which was signed in 2019.
The University's leaders also participated in the Erasmus KA07 project steering committee and discussed the plan in 2020, as well as the new DAAD project program on exchange student and lecturers between the Vietnam National University of Forestry and European universities.
SDuring the learning period, students gain relief from intensive frontal lectures and group work in-class through participation in numerous practice-oriented training exercises.
Vietnam National University of Forestry delegation and Vice President of University of Valladolid, Spain
Working with Leaders of University of Valladolid, Spain
Group photo with Mayor of Palencia city, Spain
Students presented group exercise
Delegation to visit the model of sustainable forest management
Group photo of all members of the study course