In academic year 2007-2008, Universities of Orléans, Tours and Paris 13, the École Polytechnique in Palaiseau and the Vietnam National University-HCMUS started the French-Vietnamese Master 2 program in Applied Mathematics. In 2017, the program was extended until 2022 with two new partners: Universities of Lorraine and Rennes 1.
In this program, more than 170 students were awarded the Master diploma. Around sixty percent of them pursued a PhD degree, in France, Europe, the United States, Australia, ....
Many former graduate students have become lecturers and have initiated many new research topics at Vietnamese Universities, in domains such as Applied Numerical Analysis, Complex Variables, Informatics, Biomathematics, Computational Mechanics, ....
The Vietnamese-French conference in Applied Mathematics has the following objectives:
- Gathering French professors and their former students who continue to work in their research groups,
- Obtaining more cooperation for former students in Applied Mathematics,
- Increasing cooperation for French and Vietnamese mathematicians in Applied Mathematics.