27 April, 2016: Nha Trang University held the opening ceremony of the international master program on “Marine Ecosystem-based Management and Climate Change”, 2016 – 2018 Class. 21 master students from the following countries: Vietnam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Uganda, Zambia were admitted for the program.
With his opening remark, Rector Trang Si Trung congratulated new master students and hoped they will complete the program with high results and become qualified experts in the field of marine ecosystem-based management and climate change. The Rector expressed his appreciation to all lecturers, international scientists for their teaching and supervision for master’s students. Their support plays a significant role in the development of training and research at Nha Trang University.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Trang Si Trung - Rector of NTU is giving his opening remark
The program will provide master students with the basic knowledge of: Economic management and business operation skills to serve the development of the public and private sectors, which focuses on the effects of the society and the environment on the economic development; Combining cooperation programs with developing requirements related to the management and exploitation of marine resources and climate change in Vietnam and other countries in the region; Solving practical problems arising in Vietnam and other countries in the region by scientific methodologies and specialized knowledge of Norway and the European Community.
The master program on Marine Ecosystem-based Management and Climate Change offered at Nha Trang University is collaboration involving several well-known universities (University of Tromso and University of Bergen, Norway; University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka) in addition to affiliated universities (Auburn University, USA; Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia and others in Asia Pacific). This is a master degree program taught in English and the diploma is granted by Nha Trang University (NTU). The program belongs to the Project “Incorporating Climate Change into Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries and Aquaculture Management in Sri Lanka and Vietnam” funded by NORAD (The Norwegian Agency for Development and Cooperation).