THE PRIME MINISTER
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness

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No. 911/QD-TTg
Hanoi, June 17, 2010
 
DECISION
APPROVING THE SCHEME ON DOCTORAL TRAINING FOR UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE LECTURERS DURING 2010-2020
 
THE PRIME MINISTER
 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 14, 2005 Education Law;
Pursuant to the Governments Resolution No. 14/2005/ND-CP of November 2, 2005, on substantial and comprehensive renewal of Vietnam's tertiary education during 2006-2020;
At the proposal of the Ministry of Education and Training in Report No. 232/TTr-BGDDT of May 12, 2010, on the promulgation of a decision approving the Scheme on doctoral training for university and college lecturers during 2010-2020,
 
DECIDES:
To approve the Scheme on doctoral training for university and college lecturers during 2010-2020, with the following principal contents:
I. OBJECTIVES
1. General objectives
a/ To promote doctoral training in both scope and quality, aiming to improve professional qualifications and capacities as well as research, lecturing and tertiary administration skills of university and college
c/ To improve the capacity and quality of domestic doctoral training, taking the advantage of and promoting international cooperation in education and training, especially in doctoral training, with a view to raising the quality of training and scientific research activities carried out by Vietnam's universities as well as their lecturing and research staffs;
2. Specific objectives
a/ To concentrate efforts on training lecturers and scientific researchers in spearhead and key areas, combine training with scientific research, increase the number of scientific works published in prestigious international scientific journals and make practical contributions to the national socio-economic development and international integration.
- To have about 10.000 doctors trained overseas in prestigious universities across the world.
- To have about 3.000 doctors trained under training association programs between Vietnamese and foreign universities. 300-350 doctoral candidates will be selected each year while from 2014 on.
- To have about 10,000 doctors trained at home.

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