Dagon University and Pukyong National University signed mutual agreement to help modernize Myanmar education sector, according to Myanmar Educational Research Bureau.
Dagon University located in North Dagon, Yangon, is one of the largest universities in Myanmar. The university, established in 1993, offers bachelors and master’s degrees in liberal arts and sciences to full-time, part-time and online students. Dagon University also offers a full-time four-year law degree program. The university’s campus in the outskirts of Yangon is one of the largest campuses in the country.
Pukyong National University is a national university located in Busan, South Korea. Pukyong was formed in 1996 from the merger of two schools: the National Fisheries University of Busan and the Busan National University of Technology. The first of these began in 1941 as the Government Fisheries Advanced School of Busan, a vocational school. It became a national college in 1946 and a university in 1990.
The National University of Technology was older, dating to 1924, when it was founded as Busan Technical Supplementary School. However, it did not become a college until 1973, and then became a university in 1983.
The agreement is signed at the meeting room of Rector Office, Administration building, Dagon University in first week of February, 2013.
In the contract, the two universities agreed to cooperate in educational and research development, to interchange brilliant researchers between both universities, to work together in same scopes of academic interest, student exchange between both universities, exchange academic information and publication and agree to cooperate on analysis for mutual benefits.
Myanmar universities are increasing ties with South Korea universities and now another university from Myanmar is negotiating with one of South Korean University.
Dr. Myo Myint, Deputy Minister for Education met with visiting Dr. Jang Jun-Young from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies from South Korea in office of Ministry for Education, Nay Pyi Taw during January to sign mutual agreement two universities to increase cooperation in educational sector.
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