In response to the challenges of the government on the foreign policy of openness, multilateralization, and diversification of international relations under the motto of “Being Willing to be a Friend and Reliable Partner of All Countries in the International Community,” the International Training Center was established in April 2006 under the umbrella of governance of Thai Nguyen University-College of Agriculture and Forestry (TNU-CAF) through the able stewardship of Dr. Dang Kim Vui, during his stint as Rector of TNU-CAF. The function of which is to promote collaboration with TNU-CAF’s international linkages.
Since then, ITC has grown bigger and better under the direct sanction of the Board of Rectors and the full support of other members of the academic community. At the beginning of its operation, ITC has developed a strong network on academic programs with various foreign universities in the Philippines and China. Then towards the end of 2009, ITC has established cooperation programs with prestigious universities from the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan, the United States, and Australia, among others.