Saigon University

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Saigon University
Đại học Sài Gòn
Type Public university
Established 2003
Rector Nguyễn Viết Ngoạn
Students ~18,000 (2015)
Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
10°45′36″N 106°40′55″E / 10.760°N 106.682°E / 10.760; 106.682Coordinates: 10°45′36″N 106°40′55″E / 10.760°N 106.682°E / 10.760; 106.682
Campus Urban
Colours Teal, Sky Blue and White             

Saigon University (SGU) is a public university located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The university offers over 30 degree programs through its academic faculties in 4 campuses, including law, business administration, information technology, applied mathematics, environmental science, biotechnology, electrical engineering, psychology, international studies, English language studies, Vietnam studies, library science and pedagogical subjects.


Saigon University was established on 25 April 2007 upon Government Decision No. 478/QĐ-TTT by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, operating under the People's Committee in Ho Chi Minh City. It was founded on the basis of the Ho Chi Minh City College of Pedagogy. The first enrollments for this university started in July 2007.


The main campus of Saigon University is in Ho Chi Minh City, with an official address of 273 An Duong Vuong in District 5.

Other campuses are located at:

  • 105 Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, Ward 7, District 3
  • 04 Ton Duc Thang, District 1
  • 20 Ngo Thoi Nhiem, District 3
  • SGU Practical Pedagogy High School - 220 Tran Binh Trong, Ward 4, District 5

A new campus is currently under development in the new urban area in the Southern Ho Chi Minh City.


The structure of each "faculty" at SGU is comparable to those of "colleges" in the United States institutions, where each faculty is composed of two or more departments.

Academic research centers[edit]

  • IT Center
  • Library and Academic Documents Center
  • Foreign Language Center
  • Fine Arts and Applications Center
  • Education Development Center
  • Center of Environment Resource

Partner universities[edit]

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