ICISE among the 14 most beautiful higher education and research buildings in the world

A possibility of another international architectural award for the ICISE conference center. We recently reported that the Studio Milou, Singapore has received the Public Architecture Award by the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017 International Chapter Awards for our Centre. Now the architectural firm “Studio Milou Singapore” is pleased to inform that the ICISE conference center is in the 2017 shortlist at the  World Architecture Festival  that will take place in  Berlin, Germany, in November 2017, for the category  Higher Education And Research – Completed Buildings. We are very proud to share this news and congratulations to Studio Milou. Read more about the shortlist on the World Architecture Festival website. Read also the post about the 16 most beautiful schools in the world on the Business Insider website  ...
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Architectural award for the ICISE conference center

Nested in the heart of nature, the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education in Quy Nhon (Vietnam) is known as a site of architectural beauty. Its designer, the architectural firm “Studio Milou Singapore”, has recently won the  Public Architecture Award  by the  Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017 International Chapter Awards, for precisely our Centre, the International Centre for Interdisciplinary Science and Education of Quy Nhon. Last year, Studio Milou Singapore won the prize  with CPG consultants for National Gallery Singapore, South East Asia’s largest modern art  institution. Read more information here. ...
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Opening of the Science Avenue at the ICISE conference center

“Science Avenue” is now the name of the road leading to the ICISE conference center and the Explora Science Center,  which is being built not very far from the ICISE conference center. On July 27th, 2017, a ceremony for the opening of the “Science Avenue” took place with the presence of many scientists, the ICISE President and staff as well as local authorities. Professor Geraldus’t Hooft, Physics Nobel laureate in 1999, who attended the ceremony,  made a short but interesting speech for this occasion: "It is a great honor for me to join the "Science Avenue" Opening Ceremony today with all of you, great scientists and science supporters. This "Science Avenue" does not only lead us to the International Center for Interdisciplinary Science Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon - Viet Nam, but it also paves the way for us towards the deepest understanding of our living environment, the universe. I would like to take this moment to thank Professor Van and...
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Huge potential for Vietnam research, Prof. Soramel says (Padova, Italy)

An interview to Prof. Francesca Soramel, full professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Padua by Enrico Belli. “Last year I attended an international conference at the ICISE conference center” says Prof. Francesca Soramel, a full professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Padua University. I met her in Padua, Italy. While sitting at a bar sipping a cup of coffee in Altinate street in downtown Padova, Quy Nhon seemed to me just a block away. Could you please tell me about your experience in Vietnam? After visiting Vietnam, I changed my mind about the country and that region. As a consequence, I am now searching for Vietnamese students who are willing to attend the master degree in Physics here in Padova. Well, could you please start from the beginning? Every year I usually attend a new conference about adjacent topics in my research field. Last year I chose a conference at the ICISE conference center with a very interesting...
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How to organize a School in Vietnam

Are you organizing a Summer (or Spring...) School in Vietnam? We can help to provide you with a full range of services. Here is our guide to plan a School at the ICISE Conference Center, Vietnam. Airports and Pick up First of all, take a look at our Travel Information section: you will find the nearest airport to Quy Nhon and information about getting there from International Airports. We offer shuttle service (by bus or by taxi from and to the local airport). Hotel Accomodation Grad students, young and senior researchers, full professors and deans: everyone deserves a nice accomodation. We will reserve the hotel, according to your needs. Getting to the ICISE Conference Center from the hotels We organise a shuttle service to and from your hotel, approximately 10 minutes. People can also take the footpath to the ICISE Conference Center and enjoy a beautiful 45-minute walk: get your exercise before attending School! Is there any coffee?And lunch? The ICISE Conference Center provides you with a full range of...
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News coverage about ICISE joining ICCA as First Member from Vietnam

We are pleased to share some press releases and tweets about this news: "ICISE Joins ICCA as First Member from Vietnam". In a recent quote, Mr. Jean Tran Thanh Van, President of the ICISE conference center, commented that "After 50 years of experience in organizing international scientific conferences in France, Italy and Vietnam, we established the ICISE conference center in 2013 in Quy Nhon, central Vietnam. The ICISE conference center is part of the International Centre of Interdisciplinary Science and Education that we have founded to help make Vietnam on the road of science and technology development in the Region. It is a unique and original action, since the mission of ICISE is to develop education and promote knowledge sharing as well as increase relationships between Asia and the rest of the world. We want to help Asian professionals, students and scientists to meet with the international community, bringing the opportunity to accelerate their knowledge by attending international conferences. Now, being the...
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Tour n. 1

Tour n.1 : Quy Nhon – Hoi An – Danang – Hue – Halong Bay – Hanoi The 10-day tour begins in Quy Nhon and ends in Hanoi. We first travel north, by road from Quy Nhon to Hoi An, a well-preserved coastal city of considerable historical interest; UNESCO has designated it as a World Heritage Site. After spending the night at Hoi An, we continue north by bus to Hue, travelling through Danang and other interesting sites, to which we make a brief visit. Hue was the imperial capital under the Nguyen Dynasty, which reigned in Southern Vietnam from the 17th to the 19th century. It is also a World Heritage site. From Hue, we continue to the beautiful and unique Halong Bay; we first fly to Hanoi, and from there go directly to Halong by road. We visit the bay on a cruiseboat, where we spend the night; in this way, we can experience the unforgettable sight of sunset and...
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First comer to Vietnam

Are you a first comer to Vietnam? We used our experience with telling other people about Vietnam to highlight some concerns that less-experience travelers might have. Travel information for first comer to Vietnam Do I need a Visa to enter Vietnam? Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months past your arrival date. At the time we are writing (June 2017), visitors from most countries can enter the country for a maximum of 15 days with a valid passport only. Check out if you need a visa on this website. Make a copy of your passport before you leave. Upon arrival, keep the original passport in a safe or secure place and bring the copy with you. Air and train tickets Pre-book internal flights and trains. To buy tickets for internal flights please visit these websites: Vietnam airlines Jetstar Vietjet Please find on this page more information about reaching the ICISE conference center. Your name on the air ticket Vietnamese people write their family name first, then their first name. Check...
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Tours

Are you planning to attend a conference at the ICISE conference center? Are you planning  your own conference instead? In both cases you may want to take note of the must-to-see places that visitors to Vietnam will love. Hue From 1802 to 1945, Hue was the capital of Viet Nam under the reign of the Nguyen dinasty. During these years, many architectural works of a high cultural and historic value were built in Hue during these years: the Citadel, especially the Imperial City (including 253 constructions), 7 Royal tomb compound of 9 kings of the Nguyen Dynasty, the Esplanade of Nam Giao, the Ho Quyen arena and the Hon Chen Temple. Hue is one of the World Heritages Sites listed by UNESCO. Watch this 2 minute video about the monuments of Hue produced by UNESCO tv: https://youtu.be/v5XQ59fiSVY   Hoi An Hoi An has many unique attractions related to the town’s legacy as a commercial cross-roads in South East Asia. These attractions include a Japanese bridge, Chinese temples,...
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Why is fundamental science important?

In less than 100 seconds, John Dainton argues the importance of giving academics the freedom to explore their intellectual curiosities. Fundamental science was also the main topic of the "Fundamental science and society" conference that took place at the ICISE conference center in 2016. Credits: Physicsworld. The conference "Fundamental science and society" was hosted at the ICISE conference center Fundamental Science and Society was the most relevant event we hosted during 2016. The “Fundamental science and society” was a place of debate to jointly make clear and understand what the fundamental science brings to social life....
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