International master's program in IWRM starts its first class at TLU

On 4 September 2020 the inauguration ceremony of the international master's program in Integrated Water Resources Management jointly organized by TLU, VAWR (Vietnam) and TH Koln (Germany) took place.

Overview of inauguration ceremony

TH Koln - University of Applied Sciences was established in 1971 as an amalgamation of famous precursors. TH Koln's specialty includes Applied Natural Sciences; Architecture and construction; Information and communication; Computer science; Engineering; Cultural; Social and Social Sciences and Business Studies.

TH Koln University of Applied Sciences (Source: Internet)

The concept of Integrated Water Resources Management combined with current climate change adaptation best practices offers solutions to deal with these challenges by assessing and managing this precious resource in space and time considering other related sectors. The programs target graduated professionals with working experience in public or private institutions, authorities and enterprises of the natural resources sector. The applicants should have an interest in learning and working in an intercultural and multidisciplinary environment.

Prof. Dr. Trinh Minh Thu – President  gives the opening speech

According to Professor Trinh Minh Thu - the President,  Integrated Water Resources Management is a key training program of the Thuyloi University. This is one of the programs which can help to promote the development of the national economy and is one of the important keys to speeding up the process of approaching and integrating with the world economy.

The the lecturers of the program are professors who have many experiences in the training and research of Thuyloi University,  Vietnam Academy for Water Resources and the TH Koln. Four students  of course 1 of the training program was granted scholarships thanks to their highest admission results. In addition, participants in the course will have the opportunity to study and research at TH Koln in 1 or 2 semesters.

Mr. Stefan Hase Bergen - Head of Regional DAAD Office Hanoi at German Academic Exchange Servie (DAAD) awarded scholarships to students

The joint master's program in Integrated Water Resources Management will  strengthen the relationship between the two universities, opening up opportunities to improve quality training of TLU and promoting international cooperation between the university and German universities. This is also a valuable opportunity for who working in the field of water resources management to update new information and  academic knowledge through this training program.