Saigonact: some achievements in the international cooperation

From the early days of its establishment,  Saigon College of Arts , Culture and Tourism  has alwyas promoted and attached special importance to the international co-operation. Up to now,  the school has achieved some remarkable success.


After having strived and developed continuously for many years, Saigonact has has many various international cooperation activities. The international cooperation has achieved much success, especially with South Korea. The school has had strongs relationship with Korean universities in many fields: exchange of teaching staff , students, recognition of training  programs, scientific research. Every year the school also offers 3 to 5 students to study under full and partial scholarship in all fields at the Universities of South Korea. After school 2 years and 3 years, students are able to study abroad under the training programs 2 + 1, 2 + 2, 3 + 1 ... in order to obtain two degrees at teh same time: College diploma of Saigonact and college or university diploma in other country.

Dr. Vu Khac Chuong - Rector welcomed School Management board  of Gwangju University - South Korea to visit and work at the school.

KOICA volunteer organizations often bring Korean teacher to teach at the school. Besides one of most recent success is the cooperation in training with University of Lille 3 - France. Now, there are 5 graduate students of the University of Lille 3 - France are teaching foreign languages ​​for students during  6 months. In addition, the University of Lille 3 also receive staff, teaching staff who can come to France to participate in doctors and masters training courses, and send lecturers to teach French  at Saigonact (using English to teach French and using French to English language) for students. In particular, the University of Lille 3 agreed to offer 5 and 10 full scholarships for students who have oustanding result in order to improve professional skills, and language skills

Saigonact  and University of  Lille3 (France) signed a memorandum of

  joint training cooperation and memo of understanding for international scientific conference

In October 2016, an international scientific conference on the theme "The forms of modern tourism" will be held in Vietnam with the participation of the leading universities in Europe and the UN. Saigonact will be one of the co-organizers

Furthermore, school also has friendly relationship with neighboring countries such as Laos, Cambodia, Thailand. In October 2013, the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia agree to allocate from 3-5 hectares of land  at the Olympic for Saigonact in order to build the  human resource training branch for Cambodian tourism. The Saigonact also awarded 180 scholarships for Cambodian tourism officials and 50 scholarships for Laos tourism officials to attend short term, medium term and long term training courses.

In the framework of professional training cooperation between Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia and the Saigon College of Arts and Culture and Tourism (Saigonact), in the morning of May 12th 2015, Saigonact held the closing ceremony for 51 students who are officials, staff  working in the field of Cambodia Tourism. The school sponsored all the cost of training and accommodation for students. It is expected that the next two and three training courses will be held in June and August.

Mr. Pak So Khom- Secretary of State of Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia spoke at the ceremony

On the basis of these achievements, Saigonact continues to promote foreign affairs, international cooperation in a view of developing, building the school to become one of  a training and scientific research establishments , and contributing  to meet human resources training needs with high qualifications, and confirming its position in the education system of the country and other countries in the region and in the world.

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