University of Da Nang Online Opening Signing Ceremony

University of Da Nang Online Opening Signing Ceremony

On May 24 at 8:00 join us in our online ceremony between Ulysseus European University and The University of Da Nang. This event celebrates our historic partnership agreement between our Ulysseus Alliance and the University of Danang with DNIIT, marking the opening of the first strategic partnership of Ulysseus outside Europe.



Watch again this online ceremony


8:00 am – 8:05 am (CET) / 1:00 pm – 1:05 pm (ICT): Opening and Welcome
Welcome Address by MCI The Entrepreneurial School (5 minutes)

8:05 am -8:15 am (CET) / 1:05 pm – 1:15 pm (ICT): Introduction of Partners and Dignitaries

Brief Introduction of Attendees (10 minutes)

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu, President of the University of Danang (UD)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Son, Vice President of the University of Danang,
  • Prof. Dr. Bui Van Ga, Former Deputy Minister of Education and Training and Former Director of University of Danang (DNIIT)
  • Prof. Dr. Le Thanh Nhan, Director of the Danang International Institute of Technology (DNIIT)
  • Nguyen Thi Anh Thu, Danang International Institute of Technology (DNIIT) and Vice Director of DNIIT (ULYSSEUS Hub at UD)
  • Cecile Sabourault, Vice President of the Université Côte d’Azur (UniCa)
  • Prof. Paola Dameri, Vice-Rector for Internationalisation at the University of Genoa (UniGE)
  • Dr. Carmen Vargas, General Coordinator of Ulysseus and Vice-rector for International Relations of University of Seville (USE)
  • Dr. Andreas Altmann, Rector – MCI The Entrepreneurial School (MCI)
  • Anne-Mari Karppinen, Director of Commercial International Services for at Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences (Haaga Helia)
  • Prof. Dr. Miroslav Kelemen, the Vice-Rector for Education at Technical University of Košice (TUKE)
  • Prof. Sanja Peković, Vice-Rector of University of Montenegro (UoM)
  • Professor Dr. Michael Quante, Vice-Rector of the University of Münster (UM)

8:15 am – 8:25 am (CET) / 1:15 pm – 1:25 pm (ICT): Overview of the Partnership and Objectives
Presentation on of Ulysseus – UD Strategic Partnership (10 minutes) by  MCI The Entrepreneurial School

8:25 am – 8:35 am (CET) / 1:25 pm – 1:35 pm (ICT): Signing Ceremony

Signing of the Partnership Agreement (10 minutes)

8:35 am – 8:45 am (CET) / 1:35 pm – 1:45 pm (ICT): Remarks from Key Speakers

Remarks by Representatives from Partner Institutions (10 minutes)

  • MCI The Entrepreneurial School (MCI)
  • University de Sevilla (USE)
  • Université Côte d’Azur (UniCa)
  • University of Danang (UD)
  • Danang International Institute of Technology (DNIIT)
  • University of Geneva (UniGE)
  • Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences (Haaga Helia)
  • The Technical University of Košice (TUKE)
  • University of Montenegro (UoM)
  • University of Münster (Münster)

8:45 am – 8:55 am (CET) / 1:45 pm – 1:55 pm (ICT): Q&A Session

Open Floor for Questions and Answers (10 minutes)

8:55 am – 9:00 am (CET) / 1:55 pm – 2:00 pm (ICT): Closing and Next Steps

Closing Remarks and Acknowledgements (5 minutes)

Event Organization & Contact

This event is organized by MCI|The Entrepreneurial School® based in Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria.

MCI|The Entrepreneurial School® seamlessly blends higher education, research, and practical application in management, society, technology, and life sciences.

”Beyond Europe: R&I Internationalization Strategies for European Universities” is part of the Ulysseus satellite project COMPASS. Here, MCI leads ”Beyond Ulysseus” a work package whose goal is to extend Ulysseus European University beyond Europe, sharing the impact of R&I good practices with universities and institutions outside the Ulysseus network.

For any queries regarding the organization of this event, please contact John Gardiner and Katharina Wolf, event managers.


COMPASS: Leading Ulysseus to become a European University excellence model through Research and Innovation” is a Horizon 2020 project of Ulysseus and the flagship for its R&I agenda and strategy.

COMPASS has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No 101035809. The views and opinions expressed in this communication are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.