Osaka City University and the Consulate General of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam concluded a Memorandum of Understanding on 9 December 2015 to strengthen their cooperation in the fields of education, research and university-industry-government collaboration. Through the MoU both parties aim to cultivate talent who can play active roles on the global stage and to further develop the international character of academics, bringing together the traditions and future of both Vietnam and Japan.
Over recent years the number of students from Vietnam studying at OCU has been steadily growing, leading also to increased cooperation in various fields.
To facilitate this cooperation, both parties agreed to establish a point of contact and to exchange opinions and ideas on a regular basis. The exact topics of cooperation are as listed below.
First row left: Consul General Tran Duc Binh First row right: OCU President Yoshiki Nishizawa
Topics of future cooperation
（１）creation of a global human resources development program in relation to Vietnam
（２）admission of outstanding international students from Vietnam
（３）academic exchange with universities in Vietnam
（４）university-industry-government collaborations with companies and public institutions located in or carrying out activities with Vietnam