Vietnam National University, Hanoi

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Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Đại học Quốc gia Hà Nội
Type Public
Established 1993
President Nguyễn Kim Sơn
Location Hanoi, Vietnam
Campus Urban/Suburban

Vietnam National University, Hanoi (Vietnamese: Đại học Quốc gia Hà Nội) is a university in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.

The university has 10 colleges and faculties. This is one of two national universities. It also is the most prestigious university in Vietnam, rank 139 in Asia.


Throughout its history the university has had several name changes: the Indochinese University (established in 1906); Vietnam National University (November, 1945); the University of Hanoi (June, 1956). In 1993, Vietnam National University, Hanoi was created by merging the University of Hanoi, Hanoi University of Education and College of Foreign Languages.[1]

The institution also owns two high schools for gifted students in foreign languages (Foreign Language Specialized School) and natural science (High School for the Gifted – University of Natural Science).

Member institutions[edit]

Vietnam National University, Hanoi includes the following members:

  • University of Science – VNU
  • University of Social Sciences and Humanities – VNU
  • University of Languages and International Studies – VNU
  • University of Engineering and Technology – VNU
  • University of Economics and Business – VNU
  • University of Education – VNU
  • School of Law – VNU
  • School of Business – VNU
  • School of Graduate Studies – VNU
  • International School – VNU
  • School of Medicine and Pharmacy – VNU

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