Vietnam National University HCMCity, Vietnam
Partner - Lot 13
Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) 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 Vietnams’ premier institution of higher education , so as to better serve the country and its community. VNU-HCM is currently comprised of five member universities , one research institute, two faculties and a number of centers. These include : University of Technology, University of Science, University of Social Science and Humanities , International University, University of Information Technology, Institute for Environment and Resources . University of Economics and Laws, Faculty of Medicine, Foreign Language Center, Center for International Education , Center for Education Testing and Quality Assessment Center of French Universities. In addition, VNU-HCM High School for the Gifted has produced many laureates in international contest 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 2,00 are teaching staff) and 50,00 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’ potentialities, hence preparing them well for requirements of global economy.
- To achieve national and international levels of excellence in education , research, and technology application & transfer;
- To be a center of education and research , playing the key role in Vietnamese higher education system;
- To contribute to the socio- economic development of the whole country.
By 2013, the basics of the VNU-HCM’s campus- the first urban university campus in Vietnam – will have been completed in Thu Duc - Di An. Facing the opportunities and challenges in the context of integrating the whole country to the wide and broad international market, VNU-HCM ins making big effort in solidifying its core position in the Vietnamese, whose metal and material life are carefully cared for, are studying in the best academic environment and encouraged to improve their creativity and innovation so that they would be the young , dynamic and creative intellectuals whit political and moral maturity.
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