University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City

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Trường Đại học Kinh tế Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh
PresidentProf.Dr. Nguyen Dong Phong
Academic staff
JournalEconomic Development Review

The University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: 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.[1] 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.[2] Graduates of the university since its establishment include:

  • 190,000 Bachelors
  • 5,355 Masters
  • 439 Doctorates

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).[3]


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.

Current students[edit]

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[edit]

President of Vietnam awarded for UEH:Hero of Labor (Vietnam)Order of IndependenceLabor Order

Schools and institutes[edit]

  • School of Economics
  • School of Management
  • School of International Business and Marketing
  • School of Public Finance
  • School of Finance
  • School of Accounting
  • School of Banking
  • School of Economic Mathematics and Statistics
  • School of Business Information System
  • School of Law
  • School of Political Studies
  • School of Foreign Languages of Economics
  • School of Tourism
  • School of Government
  • Institute of Public Policy
  • Institute of Human Resources Development
  • Institute of Economic Development Research
  • International Language and Country Studies Institute
  • Center for Excellence in Management Development
  • Journal of Economic Development
  • International School of Business (Vietnam)

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Coordinates: 10°47′02″N 106°41′39″E / 10.7840°N 106.6942°E / 10.7840; 106.6942