Uzbekistan is a country which has the traditional friendly relationship with Vietnam and its legal system and legal education share many similarities with those of Vietnam. TSUL is an Uzbekistan's leading law training institution under the direct management of the Ministry of Justice of Uzbekistan. Having the predecessor as the Faculty of Law of the Tashkent State University where many generations of Vietnamese law students studied during the Soviet period, TSUL was established in 1991 and quickly became the most prestigious law training institution in Uzbekistan. Currently, TSUL has 05 LLB programs, 16 LLM and LLD programs with 8,000 students, and has partnered with many universities around the world. Like HLU, TSUL has the Japanese Legal Research Centre and German Legal Research Centre. According to laws and regulations of Uzbekistan, the TSUL Rector is a Deputy Minister of Justice.
With the aproval of the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam, the delegation of HLU led by Assoc.Prof. Dr. Vu Thi Lan Anh - Vice Rector on behalf of HLU signed the MoU with TSUL.
Attending the MOU signing ceremony, on the TSUL side, there were Prof. Islambek Rustambekov - Acting Rector of the University, Mr. Fitrat Umirov, Head of the Department of International Cooperation and Mr. Bobur Uzoqov - officer of the International Cooperation Department; on the HLU side, there were Assoc.Prof. Dr. Vu Thi Lan Anh - Vice Rector, Dr. Nguyen Trieu Duong, Head of University Training Department, Dr. Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa, Dean of the Faculty of Legal Foreign Languages, Dr. Vu Van Cuong, Director of the Legal Consulting Center, Dr. Nguyen Thi Phuc- Head of the Medical Clinic, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Vu Thi Hai Yen, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Civil Law and Assoc.Prof. Dr. Phan Thi Lan Huong, Deputy Head of International Cooperation Department.
The delegation had a fruitful working session with TSUL. At the meeting, two sides discussed the needs, content, and methods of developing cooperation in education and sresearch of the two Universities. Accordingly, forms and contents of cooperation include staff and student exchange, research collaboration, co-organizing international conferences, co-authoring publications, and cooperation in participating in international projects. The two sides discussed specifically possible cooperation in training and research. Each year, TSUL is ready to accept 10-15 HLU students for one semester exchange programs with tuition fee waiver and free dormitory accommodation. This exchange program can start as soon as the spring semester of 2024. Students participating in the exchange program will study courses taught in English and receive 15 credits. In addition, the two sides will implement short-term staff exchange activities. Regarding cooperation in research, the two sides can coordinate to organize joint research activities and international conferences on issues of mutual interests. The law journals of the two Universities also welcome the paper submission of faculty members in each University for peer-review toward the publication.
The HLU delegation paid a visit to TSUL's facilities, library, and museum and had the opportunity to attend the event honoring Professor and Doctor of Science B.B. Samarkhodjayev, a prominent scholar of TSUL and met many TSUL scholars.
During the business trip in Tashkent, the HLU delegation also had a working session with Mr. Jamshid Nuriddinov, Director of the Department of Law Training and Practice of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Mr. Jamshid Nuriddinov has proposed the HLU’s support to connect the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam at the soonest.
Source Hanoi Law University