Study abroad in Viet Nam: International Summer Program

Ngày đăng: 14-10-2013 / Đăng bởi: Bich Pham Ngoc
International Summer Program will be launched by NTU in 2013
   
 

Khanh Hoa is one of the coastal provinces in the Southern Central Vietnam with a land area of ​​5,205 km2 a vast sea area with more than 200 large and small islands and a population of about 1.5 million people (as 2012 statistics). Thanks to the favorable climate, natural conditions, this place has been known as one of the world famous destination not only for tourists who desire to explore the natural beauty, but also for marine researchers.

 
  Located on a hill from the city center 3 km is Nha Trang University with more than 50 years of history and development with 800 staffs (550 lecturers). Most of junior teachers have been trained in developed countries such as the U.S., Japan, Korea, Australia, European countries… Nha Trang University is increasingly asserted its position as the leading institution in training Fisheries sectors as Aquaculture, Fishery Economy, Marine Biotechnology … and so on in Vietnam.
 
  
With the desire to learn and share with friends in the world of majors considered as the strengths of the University in order to expand opportunities for collaboration in research and training; simultaneously broadcast to friends about the beauty in culture, people, islands here, Nha Trang University has designed INTERNATIONAL SUMMER PROGRAM including 03 programs: Tropical Marine Aquaculture, Marine Biodiversity, People and Livelihoods in South Central Vietnam to attract the participation of  international students.


The International Summer Program includes 3 components

 


   TROPICAL MARINE AQUACULTURE

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the aquaculture fields with an emphasis on the aquaculture industry in Vietnam, especially in the Southern Central regions. Through attending the course, participants will understand basic specialist knowledge on tropical aquaculture concepts such as marine creature biology, seed production and on-growing, disease prevention and treatment of aquatic animals, especially marine finfish and crustaceans; and also the knowledge on environmental and fish resources management.
 
     
   
TROPICAL MARINE BIODIVERSITY

  Vietnam has one of the world’s most diverse marine biologic systems. This biodiversity feeds and supports not only local communities within Vietnam, but, a growing international export market, as well.  Vietnam also is one of the world’s countries most at risk for loss of biodiversity due to climate change. 
  With the risk due to both climate change and increased reliance on the marine system to support both local and international markets, it is imperative to understand not only the biodiversity that exists, but, the factors that help maintain it, as the pressures on it increase.
   
  PEOPLE AND LIVELIHOODS IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIETNAM

 

This is an introduction course in Vietnamese culture and tourism, and no previous knowledge is required. The information and skills taught in this course will help students understand an aspect of Vietnamese culture through people and livelihoods in Khanh Hoa. Learners will be studying about geography, landscapes, vestige, festivals, traditional handicrafts, local specialties and values of people in Vietnam in general and Khanh Hoa province in particular. 


  Learners will also have opportunities to experience valuable field trips to major attractions of Khanh Hoa province. English is used for teaching, the duration for each program is flexibly designed from 2-4 weeks, and the course is held every month of the year. This program is very interesting for pupils, students, graduate students of the universities, colleges in the world or for those who are working in government or non-government institutions, or for those who like to explore, research on marine biology and love island life.

For more information, please visit http://www.ntu.edu.vn/internationalsummer/program3.html

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