총장 동정

POSTECH 김도연 총장, 佛 국립응용과학원과 MOU

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김도연 총장은 15일, 우리나라 5개 과학기술특성화대학 국제협력부서 연합체인 K-STAR(Korea Universities for Science and Technology and Advanced Research)의 대표로 프랑스 국립응용과학원(INSA, Institut National des Sciences Appliquees)과 양해각서(MOU)를 체결했다.

문재인 대통령의 프랑스 국빈방문을 계기로 실시된 이번 협약은 지난 3월 출범한 5개 과기대연합체 K-STAR가 체결한 첫 다자간 협약이다. 협약에 따라 K-STAR의 소속대학인 POSTECH, KAIST, DGIST, GIST, UNIST 등 5개 대학과, INSA 소속의 6개 그랑제꼴은 양국의 과기분야 협력과 학생교류를 활성화하기로 약속하였다.

INSA Groupe은 리옹(Lyon), 상트르발드루아르(Centre Val De Loire), 렌(Rennes), 루앙(Rouen), 스트라스부르(Strasbourg), 툴루즈(Toulouse) 등 6개 그랑제꼴로 구성된 연합체다.

President Doh-Yeon Kim signs the first multilateral MOU of K-STAR

On behalf of K-STAR (Korean Universities for Science & Technology and Advanced Research), President Doh-Yeon Kim signed into effect the first multilateral MOU of the cooperative initiative with the INSA Group (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées) of France.

President Kim, representing K-STAR, attended the signing ceremony held on the 15th in Paris alongside M’Hamed Drissi, Directeur de l’INSA Rennes. As part of South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s visit to France, the respective Ministers from both countries (Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT and France’s Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation) also attended the ceremony.

As the alliance of leading STEM universities in Korea, K-STAR is comprised of KAIST, DGIST, GIST, UNIST, and POSTECH. The INSA Group is the leading French group of grande écoles and is comprised of 6 INSA institutes: Centre Val de Loire, Lyon, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. The collaborative activities between the two national networks will include academic and student exchanges to foster international cooperation between and Korea and France.

The multilateral agreement between K-STAR and INSA Group is expected to usher in a new vibrant era of robust partnership in science and technology for both nations.