Academic Exchange Agreement Signed with Soegijapranata Catholic University
Selasa, 7 November 2017 | 14:03 WIB

DSU 2017autumn vol.69 Academic Exchange Agreement On July 21, DSU signed an academic exchange agreement with Soegijapranata Catholic University (SCU) of Indonesia in a ceremony held in the Global Room.

In attendance at the ceremony were the president of DSU, Jekuk Chang; Cho Jeoung Sung, First Vice President of DSU; and Dean for International Cooperation, Chan Chung. In the Indonesian delegation were Dr. Budi Widianarko, Chancellor of SCU, as well as Dr. Ridwan Sanjaya, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs.

Both universities agreed to exchange students and faculty, to arrange for the exchange of credits between each institution, to develop joint curricula and joint research activities, to run combined short-term training programs, and to jointly participate in conferences and forums.

Vice Rector Sanjaya also paid visits to the main facilities of the DSU campus and the Centum campus, the latter of which included a tour of its media outlets, the 3D Fusion R&D Center, the Sohyang Musical Theater, as well as the Im Kwon Taek Film Museum.

Indonesia has an area of 1.9 million square kilometers, and has a population of 250 million people, the fifth most populous country in the world. Consequently, in accordance with DSU’s recognition of the growing importance of Indonesia and of the Asian region as a whole, DSU continues to strive for the university’s further internationalization, attracting a large number of Indonesian students to its campuses and actively fostering exchanges and cooperative relations with institutions in Southeast Asian countries.

Such efforts have also included the conclusion of an agreement between DSU and 41 Indonesian universities on April 4, 2016, which established dual degree programs in clinical pathology and went into operation in September of that year.

(►Dongseo University – Autumn 2017  Vol.69• 06+07)