International Cooperation

International Cooperation

International Cooperation has always been one of the most important strategies of Water Resources University. The University’s cooperative relationships in training, research and mutual capacity building with international institutes and organizations have developed intensively in both quality and quantity. Various MOUs on bilateral and multilateral collaboration in training and research have been signed and actively practiced between WRU and prestigious universities from USA, The Netherlands, Italy, Singapore, Japan, China, Germany, Belgium, France, India, Finland, Laos, etc., providing the University’s faculty staffs and students with significant opportunities to broaden their boundaries of knowledge and experience in advanced study and research environments in the world. In addition, as a key university in Vietnam, WRU has been part of many capacity strengthening and joint research projects funded by ADB, World Bank, Government of The Netherlands, Government of Denmark, Government of New Zealand, Government of Japan, Government of Germany, etc., contributing to the increased capacity and prestige of the University in the region and the world in the sectors of water, hydropower, environment and disaster management. This is indicated by the fact that WRU is a frequent host for many international workshops, seminars and conferences on those fields.

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List of international institutes and organizations WRU has cooperative relationships with

ICE Warm (Australia)

University of Liege (Belgium)

Hohai University (China)

Northeastern University (China)

Three Gorges University (China)

Wuhan University (China)

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland)

University of Paris 1 (France)

Braunschweig University of Technology (Germany)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)

University of Siegen (Germany)

Rookee University (India)

Spatial Decision (India)

Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia)

University of Brescia (Italy)

University of Milano (Italy)

Chuo University (Japan)

Kyoto University (Japan)

Kyushu University (Japan)

Tohoku University (Japan)

Tokyo Metropolitan University (Japan)

Sarawak University (Malaysia)

Laos National University (Laos)

Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

Ngee Ann Polytechnics (Singapore)

Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)

UNESCO-IHE (The Netherlands)

Colorado State University (USA)

University of Arkansas (USA)

Pacific Disaster Center, University of Hawaii (USA)



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List of international capacity building and joint research projects WRU has participated

“Capacity Building of Water Resources Management” (Government of Denmark, 2001-2007)

“Capacity Building of Coastal Engineering in Water Resources University” (Government of the Netherlands, 2000–2009)

“Sea Dike Project” (Government of the Netherlands, 2009-2010)

“Geo-Information Application in Risk Assessment” (ADB, 2009-2010)

“Excellence through Dialogue- Sustainable Water Management in Developing Countries” (Government of Germany and DAAD, 2009-2014)

“Flood Modeling and Early Warning Capacity Development” (USTDA, Phase 1: 2010-2011, Phase 2: 2013-2014)

“Campus Expansion in Pho Hien, Hung Yen” (ADB, 2012-2016)

“Capacity Building for Water Resources University and Hanoi University of Natural Resources and Environment with focus on Climate Change” (Government of The Netherlands through NUFFIC, 2012-2016)

“Project of Soil and Water Conservation in Southeast Asian Watersheds” (Government of Japan, 2012-2015)

“Vietnam- New Zealand Study on Dams and Downstream Safety”(Government of New Zealand, 2012-2015)

“Studying and Forecasting Impacts of Climate change on Red River basin and Institutional Support for Improved Irrigation Efficiency in GiaBinh pilot area of Bac Hung Hai Irrigation System” (AFD, 2012-2016)