Institutional Mission to Thailand and Vietnam
The 4 Universities Alliance (A-4U), a strategic partnership of four of the main public Spanish universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) y Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (UPF) has carried out an institutional mission to Thailand and Vietnam from the 23rd of September to the 2nd of October.
Within the strategic framwork for internationalization of the 4 universities which constitute the consortium, the A-4U has developed the institutional mission to Thailand and Vietnam in order to promote bilateral collaboration agreements between Thai or Vietnamese universities and each of the A-4U universities in the areas of research, teaching and technology transfer. The A-4U delegation was made up of the Vice-rectors of International Relations of each of the 4 universities and the International Relations Coordinator of the 4-AU.
During the 10 days of the mission, which was carried out in the cities of Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Hue and Hanoi, the delegates held several meetings in the main Thai and Vietnamese universities to get to know and strengthen the relationship with the main High Education agents in both countries. The visited universities are: Chulalongkorn University (CU), Thammasat University (TU) and Mahidol University (MU) in Thailand, and Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM), Hue University (HU), Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) and Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU) in Vietnam.
The A-4U delegation also took the opportunity to hold meetings with the Spanish Embassy in Bangkok and in Hanoi.