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Aims and objectives

The project responds to Erasmus+ CBHE Strand 1 objectives, since it is designed in order to attract less experienced higher education institutions in Vietnam and to facilitate access to Erasmus+ opportunities by newcomer universities, aiming at reducing the internationalization gap among higher education institutions in the country.

The initiative aims at enhancing the management and administrative capacity of the targeted higher education institutions in terms of strengthening their international relations officers by providing an increased capacity and professionalism to work at international level, an increased quality in the preparation, implementation, monitoring and follow-up of international projects, and by building capacities to support students and staff mobility activities.

STRIVE foresees the following specific objectives:

  • to encourage the engagement of Vietnamese universities’ governance in sustain the internationalization of their institutions;
  • to improve Vietnamese university staff knowledge on Erasmus+ programme opportunities in higher education sector;
  • to strengthen Vietnamese university staff capabilities on project proposals’ technical and financial preparation, implementation and monitoring;
  • to promote the Vietnamese ownership of KA2 CBHE projects by experimenting EU best practices;
  • to strengthen the links between Vietnamese and EU universities in favour of staff and students mobility;
  • to raise the awareness of Vietnamese students and additional staff on Erasmus+ programme in higher education sector opportunities.