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Vietnam National University - HoChiMinh City

Published on 27 November 2014

Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM) was established in January 1995 as a national multi-disciplinary university, formed by the merger of existing universities in Ho Chi Minh City. Chartered by the Government, its mission has been to become Vietnam’s premier institution of higher education, so as to better serve the country and its community.
Photo: Head quarter of VNUHCM
VNU-HCM is currently comprised of 6 member universities/institute, 1 faculty and a number of centers. These include: University of Technology (HCMUT), University of  Sciences (HCMUS), University of Social Sciences and Humanities (HCMSSH), International University (HCMIU), University of Information Technology (HCMIT), University of Economics and Laws (HCMEL), Institute for Environment and Resources (IER) and others:  Foreign Language Center, Center for International Education, Center for Educational Testing and Quality Assessment, Center of French Universities... In addition, VNU-HCM High School for the Gifted has produced many laureates in international contests for mathematics, chemistry, physics, computer science and biology.

To comprehend the scale of our university, one should view our campus population figures that reveal it has over 3,400 staff (of which more than 2,000 are teaching staff) and 50,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students. Presently, it offers 120 academic programs for bachelor degrees, 90 for master and 90 for doctorate degrees. With government support, the University is also building new, modern and well-equipped campuses on a 645 hectare area, where its administrative headquarters is now located.

With the vision of becoming a prominent university in this region and beyond, VNU-HCM is constantly expanding its academic programs and upgrading its facilities so as to maximize the students’ potential and thus, well preparing them for the requirements of a global economy.

Unversity of Science is a strong university in VNUHCM and south Vietnam in Natural Science and applications.

More information: see http://en.vnuhcm.edu.vn/

Photo: VNUHCM campus
Photo: VNUHCM students
Photo: ASEAN student leader's forum