University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City
|University of Economics
Ho Chi Minh City
|President||Prof.Dr. Nguyen Dong Phong|
|Location||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Vietnam|
|Journal||Economic Development Review|
The University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City - UEH (in Vietnamese language: Trường Đại học Kinh tế Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh) was established in 1976 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is one of the 15 key national universities of Vietnam and is a member of The Best 1,000 Business Schools in the World. From its inception until now, the school has been a renowned center of scientific research in Vietnam, providing undergraduate and postgraduate education for students from the country and neighboring Laos and Cambodia. The University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City is the first University in Vietnam to set a Guinness World Record. Graduates of the university since its establishment include:
- 190,000 Bachelors
- 5,355 Masters
- 439 Doctors
The university now provides graduate and postgraduate education (master, doctoral programs) to over 50,000 students/year.
In 1996, the Prime Minister of Vietnam issued Decision No 2819/GD-ĐT to merge Hochiminh City University of Economics, the University of Finance - Accounting and Ho Chi Minh City University’s Faculty of Economics into the University of Economics as a member of Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM). In 2000, the Prime Minister signed the structural transform decision to detach the University of Economics from VNU-HCM into the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) under the administration of the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam (MoET).
As in 2010, the school has 680 lecturers, the students/teachers rate on a reach 22:1; Include: 7 Professors, 32 Associate Professors, 2 People Teachers, 23 Excellent Teachers, 142 Ph.D., 213 Masters.
UEH are training nearly 52,000 students and trainees under the system grades: regular college or university degree two formal, non formal college or university degree two non-formal and complete knowledge college, high school, graduate students, which is the largest university system of government.
Achievements and Rewards
President of Vietnam awarded for UEH:
- Hero of Labor (Vietnam) title in 2006
- Independence Order in 2010
- 3 Labor Order in 1986, 1991 and 1996
- 3 Labor Order for UEH's labor union in 1996, 2001 and 2006
- 2 Labor Order for UEH's Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union in 1997 and 2002
- Labor Order for UEH's Students Union in 2006
- Labor Order for UEH's achievement gratitude and charitable social work in 2000.
Faculties and institutes
- Faculty of Economic Development
- Faculty of Business Administration
- Faculty of Commerce - Tourism - Marketing
- Faculty of Public Finance
- Faculty of Corporate Finance
- Faculty of Accounting
- Faculty of Banking
- Faculty of Mathematics - Statistics
- Faculty of Information Technology Management
- Faculty of Economic Law
- Faculty of Political Studies
- Institute for International Training
- Institute of Human Resource Development
- Institute of Economic Development Research
- Center for Excellence in Management Development
- Journal of Economic Development
- International School of Business (Vietnam)