The Director of Asia – Pacific Francophonie University Association (AUF-DRAP) pays a visit to Hanoi University
HANU – On the afternoon of October 14, 2020, Dr. Nguyen Thi Cuc Phuong – Vice President of Hanoi University and leaders of French Studies Department welcomed Mr. Jean-Marc Lavest – Director of Francophonie University Association ( AUF) of Asia-Pacific region to HANU Campus.
Mr. Jean-Marc Lavest has just been appointed Director of the Francophonie University Association (AUF) for the Asia-Pacific region in October 2020. Before coming to Vietnam, he held many important positions such as Vice-Rector of Auvergne University (France), Director of Auvergne University Institute of Technology, Director of French Institute of Advanced Mechanics, Rector of French University. in Armenia (UFAR). He is also an active contributor to the French community when holding positions such as member of the Board of Directors of French School Anatole (Armenia), member of the Board of Directors of Alliance Française (Arménie) , member of the Board of Directors of the Franco-Armenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, member of the AUF Board of Directors, in particular, he is also the Vice President of the International Network of Francophone Forums (Chaires Senghor).
On behalf of Hanoi University, Vice President Nguyen Thi Cuc Phuong expressed her joy to welcome Mr. Jean-Marc Lavest to visit and work at the University. The Vice President also introduced briefly about the university’s 60-year-old maturity and development history to help Mr. Jean-Marc Lavest better understand the University. Currently, the University has about 14,000 students studying in 28 faculties and majors. In addition to teaching the language majors, the School increasingly affirms its reputation and brand name in training other majors in English and French. The French Studies Department of Hanoi University is a dynamic French environment and has a reputation in Vietnam and in the region with cooperation activities with many French-language organizations. Each year, French Studies Department enrols hundreds of full-time students with 2 main orientations: Translation or Travel. Besides, about 50-60 students studying Business Communication are taught with French.
Also during the meeting, the Hanoi University and The Director of Asia – Pacific Francophonie University Association exchanged contents that could be deployed between the two sides such as Coordination with the School and businesses in student training; Accreditation; university’s social responsibility for the economy and the environment, etc…