UB and RMUTT Thailand Establish Cooperation in the Field of Research and Academic

Photo of UB Rector Prof. Widodo, SSi.,MSi.,PhD.Med.Sc and RMUTT President, Assoc. Prof. Sommai Pivsa-Art, Ph.D.

President of Rajamangala University of Technology Thailand (RMUTT) cooperates with Universitas Brawijaya (UB) to expand network in various fields. The collaboration was marked by the signing of the MOU by the President of RMUTT with UB Rector in the Banquet Room, UB Rectorate Building Friday (18/8/2023). The contents of the MOU that have been jointly signed related to academic, research, student and staff exchanges.

The RMUTT delegation consisted of the President, Vice President, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts, several lecturers and 12 RMUTT IO staff.

In his speech, UB Rector Prof. Widodo, SSi.,MSi.,PhD.Med.Sc hopes that the collaboration with RMUTT Thailand can be developed even more broadly.

“Cooperation with universities in Southeast Asia needs to be built so that we can both offer quality education to citizens in our region,” said Widodo.

Furthermore, according to President RMUTT Assoc. Prof. Sommai Pivsa-Art, Ph.D., this collaboration is important because UB is one of the best universities in Indonesia.

He said he was interested in working with UB because there were many study programs that were relevant to the programs at the institution, one of which was in the field of administration.

“We hope to have closer cooperation in various fields, not only with FIA but with other faculties because there are our staff who are here from the Faculty of Engineering,” said the man who graduated from Osaka University.

After the MOU, RMUTT delegation was invited on a campus tour to go around the UB campus. The RMUTT delegation was very enthusiastic to see the magnificent and green UB campus. They were also impressed with the facilities offered to foreign students in the form of special dormitories.

The event continued with a discussion between the RMUTT delegation and the Dean and the Head of Department at FIA UB, discussing the possibility of academic collaboration, student and staff exchange, research.

The event ended with a workshop attended by FIA UB Doctoral Program students with the theme of sharing sessions and research. (*/Oky/UB PR/ Trans. Iir)