AMFUF (Asia Maritime and Fisheries Universities Forum) was founded on 7th November 2002 at the Korea Maritime and Ocean University (KMOU) in Busan. It was the first permanent private organization in Asia, currently joined by 24 institutions including KMOU.
The overall objective of this Forum, which is to be held annually, is to promote the academic exchange among the Asian Maritime & Fisheries Education Institutes and to further foster international cooperation on the education and research for the maritime & fisheries experts.
The annual forum will be held in each member’s institution, alternately, for advertising this linkage and activities of the programs to the society all over Asian countries. The sixteenth Annual Forum will be hosted by Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport (UT-HCMC) in Vietnam on 9-11 November 2017.
Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport (UT–HCMC), established on 18th May 1988, is the key multi-disciplinary university for educating transport sectors in Vietnam. At present, UT-HCMC has more than 16,000 students in 31 different majors such as maritime, road and railway construction, urban traffic system, transportation, logistics management, etc. at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Over the past 30 years, UT-HCMC has been recognized as one of the leading universities in providing education and training for transport sector in Vietnam.
With the mission to educate and provide sufficient human resources for multi-modal transportation services to link urban transport with national and international areas, UT-HCMC has a strong network with industries and businesses, especially those specializing in maritime, transportation, logistics, petroleum, telecommunication.
For more information, please visit the website: www.ut.edu.vn