Ton Duc Thang University

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Ton Duc Thang University
Đại học Tôn Đức Thắng
Latin: Universitas Ton Duc Thang
Type Public university
Established 1997
President Lê Vinh Danh, Ph.D
Undergraduates appr. 22,500
Address Số 19 Nguyễn Hữu Thọ street, Tân Phong ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Việt Nam
10°47′33″N 106°42′41″E / 10.792438°N 106.711407°E / 10.792438; 106.711407Coordinates: 10°47′33″N 106°42′41″E / 10.792438°N 106.711407°E / 10.792438; 106.711407
Colors Red and Blue         
Sports Football, Volleyball, Badminton, Vovinam
Website www.tdt.edu.vn

Ton Duc Thang University (Vietnamese language: Đại học Tôn Đức Thắng) is a university in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The President is Mr Le Vinh Danh. The university was founded in 1997, under the management of Viet Nam General Federation of Labor and named after Tôn Đức Thắng, who was Vice-President of Vietnam from 1960 to 1969 under the presidency of Ho Chi Minh and later became President of Vietnam from 1969 to 1980. The University provide basic to university-level of 24 specialities, including:law, technology, techniques, social sciences, economics, business, foreign languages, arts. Total enrollment is around 22,500.

History[edit]

Forerunner of Ton Duc Thang University is Ton Duc Thang Private Technology University founded by the decision 787/TTg-QĐ on 24/09/1997 of Vietnam Prime Minister. With the rapid growth of the University, to have the legal status which fit with its nature (is the University of Union and totally no factor of privatization), the Prime Minister released the decision 18/2003/TTg-QĐ changing its name to Ton Duc Thang semi-public University, under the management of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City.

On 22/06/2006, Ton Duc Thang semi-public University moved the form to public University with self-financing mechanism.

On 11/6/2008, Mr Tan Dung Nguyen, the Prime Minister of Vietnam, signed the decision 747/QĐ-TTg changing the name of Ton Duc Thang Semi-Public University under the management of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City to Ton Duc Thang University and under the management of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.

Organization[edit]

Currently the Ton Duc Thang University has 15 Faculties , 28 courses in Postgraduate:

1.Faculty of Law

2.Faculty of Information Technology.

3.Faculty Mathematics Statistics.

4. Faculty of Electronic - Electronic.

5. Falculty of Foreign Languages.

6. Faculty of Industrial Arts.

7. Faculty of Engineering.

8. Faculty of Environment and Labour Protection.

9. Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities.

10. Faculty of Business Administration.

11. Faculty of Accounting and Auditing.

12. Faculty of Banking and Finance

13. Faculty of Applied Science.

14. Faculty of Labour and Trade Union Science

15. Faculty of Management Science Education Sports and Defense