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  • At the invitation of UFM President, Dr. Hoang Duc Long, on December 3, 2016, Professor Le Van Cuong paid a working visit to the head office of the University of Finance - Marketing (UFM) at 2/4 Tran Xuan Soan, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

    Sence of the meeting
  • Prof. Le Van Cuong is one of the few leading economic researchers in the world. From 1980 up to now, after spending two years completing his doctoral dissertation in mathematics in France, he has published 72 articles of scientific research in three main areas: Mathematical Economics, Optimal Growth Model and Macroeconomic Simulation. He has been assigned most of the important positions for French research scientists such as: Senior Research Director, Outstanding Research Director of the National Center for French Scientific Research (CNRS), Professor emeritus at such prestigious universities as Paris 1-Patheon Sorbonne, Paris School of Economics. On the occasion of his retirement in 2011, the Paris School of Economics, University of Paris 1, CNRS, University of Exeter, and the Society for Public Theoretical Economics (APET) held two scientific conferences to honor Prof. Le Van Cuong.
    Prof. Le Van Cuong
  • The International Journal of Economic Theory published a special issue honoring Prof. Le Van Cuong’s scientific contribution (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1742-7363.2013.12006.x). / full). In this special issue, Prof. Jean-Michel Grandmont wrote an introduction to the major scientific contributions of Prof. Le Van Cuong. Since 2008, Prof. Le Van Cuong has regularly visited Vietnam to support universities and researchers and students in various forms such as joining the Science Councils of universities, holding international seminars in Vietnam, typically the annual VEAM Seminars (www.veam.org), and provide pre-masters and doctoral programs for prospective students seeking scholarships at prestigious universities in the world. In France, the professor still plays an important role as head of many strong research teams, including many Vietnamese economic researchers / lecturers at French universities. As a contribution to Vietnam's education, Prof. Le Van Cuong was awarded the medal "For the cause of education" by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training in 2014.
  • At the meeting, UFM President Dr. Hoang Duc Long gave an overview of the operation of the University and asked Prof. Le Van Cuong to provide consultancy and support the University in strategic development in the future such as: (1) improving the quality of UFM lecturers; (2) enhancing the quality of high-quality and international programs; (3) cooperating in training and scientific research, exchange of lecturers and researchers, and learning university management modern methods following the models of Western European countries, namely France, advancing the standardization of training activities, scientific research, teaching and administering universities at the University of Finance - Marketing. Prof. Le Van Cuong expressed his ideas frankly and proposed basic solutions to developing UFM more and more strongly in all aspects.
  • Prof. Le Van Cuong also said that at present lecturers with doctorate degree in economics and management who are teaching at universities in developed countries had formed large communities for professional and academic exchanges as well as participating in projects to support Vietnam’s universities. Prof. Le Van Cuong noted and appreciated the determination of UFM leaders as well as the University’s development orientations which he said, are very practical and in line with the trend of international development. The professor promised to consider and support the University in its work in enhancing the quality of faculty, cooperating in scientific research with international standards and collaboration in academic exchanges and modern university administration.

    Some photos of the working meeting between UFM president, Dr. Hoang Duc Long and Prof. Le Van Cuong

  • Source: UFM’s Vietnamese Website