Study in Hanoi

Universities in Hanoi
Updated 2023-11-17 18:29

As a city that is economically growing at a monumental rate, Hanoi is well endowed with educational institutions. In 2022, Vietnam ranked 59th in the world for education and is beginning to gain more attention for its secondary education programs. Hanoi attracts thousands of international students every year, and they prefer to live in districts like Dong Da and Hai Ba Trung, which are relatively close to the city center.

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Universities in Vietnam

Hanoi Polytechnic University

Hanoi Polytechnic University, also known as the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST), was established in the mid-fifties and comprises more than 30 faculties, schools, and research centers. It is equipped with 210 laboratories, and upwards of 70 different majors can be studied here. This prestigious university has won numerous awards and, in 2022, was the only Vietnamese university to ever win the Student Recruitment Campaign of the Year. One of the most alluring facts about HUST is that tuition fees for foreigners are equal to $US 3,300/ per year.

Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU)

With over 819 international students, one must ask what makes VNU so enticing. Firstly, this is the largest educational institute in the country and has a quality of human resources unparalleled by any other university. Also, VNU maintains a very important position in Hanoi's higher education system and works directly with governmental bodies, people's committees, and ministerial-level organizations. This potentially creates some of the best opportunities a graduate can hope for as they progress into the working world. The individual schools are spread across Hanoi's various districts, and collectively, VNU's libraries contain nearly 150,000 books.

Hanoi University

Founded in 1959, this university, commonly known as HANU, is situated in the Thanh Xuan district and is well known for its rugged selection policy. This is one of the oldest educational resources in the country. However, recent years have seen a wave of innovative improvements to cater to a more modern way of life on campus. At present, HANU has a strong emphasis on accounting and finance courses. Roughly 40% of international students are accepted into programs here, and tuition fees can run up to 50 million VND per year.

Procedures for enrolling in universities in Hanoi

As with any form of higher education, the procedure must be followed, but with universities in Hanoi, this process is fairly straightforward. Applicants on any bachelor course must submit their application form with a notarized translation of their high school and college qualifications. After you are accepted, the University will request a copy of your passport and four passport photos, plus a completed health check, so they can administer a student visa.

Useful links:

Vietnam moves up five spots in global ranking of best countries for education

HUST wins THE Awards Asia's Student Recruitment Campaign of the Year category

Estimated tuition fees of Hanoi University of Science and Technology in 2023 -

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