TECHNO Kick off Meeting in Siem Reap


On November 2nd and November 3rd 2011, the Kick off Meeting was held by TECHNO project. In the meeting, there were the participation of partners and universities from Asian: Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Royal University of Agriculture, University of Battambang (Cambodia), Chongqing University, Southwest University, Jinan University (China), Universitas Indonesia, National University of Laos, Hanoi University of Science and Technololy, Can Tho University, Tra Vinh University (Vietnam), Ubon Rachathani University, Chulalongkong University (Thailand) and European countries as Universite Toulouse III (France), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria), University of Rome (Italy), University of Girona (Spain), University of Leeds, Bourthmouth University (United Kingdom). Especially, Mr. ImKoch, HE Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of Cambodia and Mr. Juan Martinez-Vega, vice-president of Toulouse III Paul Sabatier University also attended and delivered welcome speeches at the meeting.


During the two day meeting, the coordinator university had very clear discussion about the issues related to the implementation of the project mobility flows, cohorts, target groups, selection process, minimum academic requirements and TECHNO calendar.

Being one of the home institutions in Asia, Tra Vinh University participated the meeting and had a chance to introduce the information of the university with other partners and universities in the region and in Europe with a brief presentation.

With the objectives of promoting cooperation between the EU and the Asian countries and providing the students with chances for studying and doing research, it is much hope that there will be a good chance for Tra Vinh University to improve and develop the teaching and research staff in terms of academic skills and foreign languages which benefits their research skills. Also, this is an opportunities for Tra Vinh University get into contact with other universities in Europe.

Written by Mai Khanh