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Future Directions


With an educational philosophy COMPREHENSIVE - LIBERAL - PIONEERING - GLOBAL based on the international liberal arts model, the goal of training program of school of Biotechnology is to cultivate a developing students’ personality intellectual, physical, moral, emotional, soft skills, professional knowledge, life-long learning, leadership, and the different necessary qualities as a civic responsibility, develop Vietnam’s human capital and contribute to humanity.

1. Vision

A school leading in education, research, and social responsibility and becoming the world-class research school in 2030.

2. Missions

Knowledge creation and human talent cultivation for vietnam, regional, and the world in the field of biotechnology, food technology, and biochemistry

4. Strategy

  • Promoting of convergence-oriented Vietnamese talents combining academic excellence and creativity

  • Region-class research school leading a knowledge and creative economic

  • Establishment of excellent laboratories based on cooperation and exchange

Detailed strategy:

  • For education: (1) creative human talent cultivation in field of biotechnology, food technology and biochemistry; (2) global life science, biotechnology, and food technology leader cultivation; (3) human resource development and capacity building in the field of biotechnology, food technology and biochemistry.
  • For research: (1) promotion of research excellent in the field of biotechnology;  (2) innovation and entrepreneurship; (3) development of leading large-scale projects.
  • For cooperation: (1) Diverse global cooperation; (2) a sharing and cooperating BT-IU.
  • For Administration: (1) Autonomous and responsible management; (2) Pioneering the future educational environment.

Detailed action plan for strategies

a. Education:

  • Strengthening of student-centered teaching innovation and e-learning
  • Supporting creative design and convergence education
  • Freedom and creative educational environment
  • English lecture and English education for national and regional talent cultivation
  • Strengthening of efforts to recruit outstanding faculty
  • Identifying and recruiting creative talented students

b. Research:

  • Support for excellent research project identification by seeking funds from national and international projects
  • Securing specialized graduate students and researchers
  • Establishment model biotechnology, food technology and biochemistry laboratories
  • Research for national regenerative biomedicine and agriculture, and safe foods industry
  • Establishment a national center for preservation of rare genotypes of animals and plants

c. Cooperation:

  • Synergy of research cooperation, diversification of education and research cooperation, student and cultural exchange for global leadership
  • Enhancement of the BT-IU image for high school students and the people
  • Expansion of special programs for high school, undergraduate, and graduate gifted in the field of biotechnology, food technology and biochemistry
  • Expansion of cooperation with the national and regional communities

d. Administration:

  • Establishment of a performance management system
  • Strengthening of staff training
  • Establishment and operation of employees Career development programs
  • Provision of customer-oriented administration services