General Introduction about Vietnam Japan University

Vietnam Japan University (VJU) project has been promoted on the political leadership, gaining strong supports and assistance from the Parliamentarians’ Friendship Leagues of both countries: Vietnam and Japan. The university is a symbol of cooperation for 40 years anniversary of diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Vietnam National University-Hanoi (VNU-HN) positively connects with Japanese partners: the Japan-Vietnam Parliamentarians’ Friendship League, the Japan Vietnam Economic Forum (JVEF), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and leading Japanese universities which participated in the feasibility studies project of establishing Vietnam- Japan University.


Vietnam- Japan University has the basic principles of meeting international standards in Vietnam; providing high quality human resources, application of advanced technologies and interdisciplinary sciences to support the needs of Vietnam sustainable socio-economic development; and promoting the collaboration between Vietnam and Japan.


VJU is the 7th member university of VNU-HN, operates with high level of autonomy mechanism. It is a non-profit organization which priorities socialization of resources. The University will hasten to construct the campus in Hoa-Lac High-Tech Park (HHTP). Basic capital assets for the construction and management of VJU will be composed of the ODA fund prepared by Japanese Government, investments from Vietnamese Government and private sector.


The number of VJU students will be a total of approximately 6,000 students including three levels: undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate. There are three main differentiations to compare VJU with other universities: a public university withan international standard; new applications of scientific and technology, high level of interdisciplinary sciences; and international academic environment.  


On July 21st, 2014 the Prime Minister signed Decision No.1186/QD-TTgon establishing Vietnam Japan University, the 7th member university of VNU-HN

Comparing with models of other international universities in Vietnam, Vietnam- Japan University has three following distinctions:

- Application of advanced technologies and interdisciplinary sciences

- Closed collaboration with Japanese Universities

- Closed collaboration with Japanese companies in Vietnam

Ms.Trang - VJU

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