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Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM)

Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc District Ho Chi Minh,
Vietnam View map
Vietnam
#801-1000
Public
High
71,880
4,264
523

Postgraduate Overview

Located in the eastern part of HCMC - the most developed urban area of Vietnam, Viet Nam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNUHCM) was established in 1995 by the government to create a training center for undergraduate, postgraduate and science research, following high-quality and innovative multidisciplinary technology. VNUHCM serves as the core of the higher education system and dedicates to the needs of socio-economic developments.

With the total area of 643.7hectar built under modern university city model, VNUHCM is one of the largest educational institutions of Vietnam. The university has 27 units of training, scientific research and technology transfer, as well as 8 member units: the University of Technology, University of Science, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, International University, University of Information Technology, University of Economics and Law, and Institute for Environment and Resources.

VNUHCM has over 60.000 full-time students with an academic team of more than 300 professors and associate professors and above 1,200 doctors. As the leading higher education system of Vietnam, the training program of VNUHCM includes 99 disciplines/groups of disciplines, ranging from technology, natural science, social sciences and humanities to economics, healthcare. It also has 121 master's degree training majors and 89 doctoral ones.

Defining vision as a top university system in Asia, VNUHCM for many consecutive years was ranked in the top 150 universities in the continent by the Quacquarelli Symonds Asia Education Organization (QS). In 2019, VNUHCM maintains its ranking in the top 701-750 by the QS UK, which evaluating over 1,000 leading universities in 82 countries.

To connect and serve the community is one of VNUHCM’s core values. Each year, the revenue from technology transfer and serving the community of VNUHCM reaches over VND 150 billion. Along with an international network of academic partners, leading educational institutions from Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Australia, VNUHCM actively updated the most advanced educational trends in training and research activities. This has enhanced the university position and prestige in the international academic community.

"Promoting social progress" is the idea that the world's top universities pursue. This is also the mission committed by VNUHCM.

University Highlights

Total students - 71,880

11%
89%

International students - 523

50%
50%

Total faculty staff - 4,264

587
3677

Total students - 71,880

11%
89%

International students - 523

50%
50%

Total faculty staff - 4,264

3677
587
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