• Can Tho University

    Can Tho University (CTU), an important state higher education institution in the Mekong Delta, is the cultural, scientific and technical center of the MD and Viet Nam. Since its founding in 1966, CTU has been improving and developing itself. It has an enrolment of 35,038 undergraduate students... Readmore..

  • Ghent University

    UGent is one of the biggest universities in the Dutch-speaking region of Europe. It distinguishes itself as socially committed, pluralistic and international



    VLIR-UOS supports partnerships between universities and university colleges, in Flanders and in the South, looking for innovative responses to global and local challenges.


  • Address: Campus II, 3/2 street, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city, Viet Nam
  • Address: Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent, Belgium
  • Address: Bolwerksquare 1a, 1050 Brussels, Belgium


IR2: Network based Doctoral school operational

Written by Minh Thieu. Posted in 2013

PhD summer school was held by NTU at RIA2 from 4-10/12/201. Total PhD students attended the course was 26, of those 7 came from NTU, 5 from CTU, 2 from HUA and the rest from RIA2 (list presented below). A Belgian statistician was invited to give lecture on statistical analysis. The PhD students were also provided information on aquaculture overview and especially teaching methodology to help them participating in partly teaching during their training program as regulated by the universities. At the end of the course, each PhD student also received a certificate issued by Rector of CTU (Coordinator of the VLIR-Network Vietnam program).

IR4- Staff upgraded

Written by Minh Thieu. Posted in 2013

 CTU is responsible for coordinating this activity. Short training in Belgium is organized for didactic references and improving English of individual lecturer from all university partners.

IR5- Research collaboration in Aquaculture ongoing and infrastructure shared

Written by Minh Thieu. Posted in 2013

This activity was responsible by HUA and conducted quite well to get staff exchange among partners. A total of 8 staff participated in this activity by doing research, training, specialization and facilities sharing (list enclosed). Staff from each partner came to the other partner for 1-2 weeks to learn and get trained on the strong fields of that partner which had been interested by staff. This activity is infact help staff of all partners get to know each other, to learn, to get experienced and especially to strengthen the network.