About VinUni

VinUniversity is a private, not-for-profit university established by Vingroup – the largest private conglomerate in Vietnam. VinUni aspires to become a university of excellence with a mission to develop talents for the future.

The University has built strategic collaborations with Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania — a choice that speaks to our commitment to excellence, innovation in research and teaching, and to making a difference in the world.

VinUniversity comprises of College of Arts and Sciences; College of Business and Management; College of Engineering and Computer Science; and College of Health Sciences. Every aspect of the University: its curricula, research, faculty, student body, facilities, and campus life, is developed to meet the highest standards set by the world’s leading accrediting and ranking organizations, such as ABET, AACSB, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), and Times Higher Education (THE).

The institution has also signed collaboration agreements to offer integrated dual degree with leading universities in computer science, engineering, business management and health sciences.

In October 2020, VinUniversity’s inaugural convocation ceremony was held on its beautiful campus located at Vinhomes Ocean Park, Hanoi, Vietnam. The University was set up with a total investment of VND 6,500 billions (approximately USD 285 millions) from Vingroup.

Our Vision

VinUniversity is the first private, not-for-profit Vietnamese university established based on international standards. The university integrates the models of excellent international universities with the unique cultural and economic characteristics of Vietnam, in order to make a breakthrough in Vietnamese higher education and to become a world-class university.

Our Vision

Our Mission

The mission of VinUniversity is to educate and train outstanding individuals, who are knowledgeable, capable, and passionate about contributing to improving themselves and societal conditions, inspiring the current and next generations, and making lasting positive impacts on global development.

Our Mission
Core Value: EXCELLENCE

Core Value: EXCELLENCE

University of excellence, developing talents for the future

C: Creativity 

Perceive the world in new ways, make connections, generate solutions.

<p><b>C: Creativity </b></p>
<p>Perceive the world in new ways, make connections, generate solutions.</p>

E: Empathy  

Sense other people’s emotions, understand others without judgement.

<p><b>E: Empathy  </b></p>
<p>Sense other people’s emotions, understand others without judgement.</p>

E: Entrepreneurial Mindset  

Overcome challenges, be decisive, accept responsibility, be impactful for the society.

<p><b>E: Entrepreneurial Mindset  </b></p>
<p>Overcome challenges, be decisive, accept responsibility, be impactful for the society.</p>

X: Exceptional Capability 

Exceptional capabilities and competencies that are proven determinants of future success.

<p><b>X: Exceptional Capability </b></p>
<p>Exceptional capabilities and competencies that are proven determinants of future success.</p>

L: Leadership Spirit 

Motivate and influence people to act toward achieving a common goal.

<p><b>L: Leadership Spirit </b></p>
<p>Motivate and influence people to act toward achieving a common goal.</p>

Milestones

Let's look back at the milestones on the journey of VinUniversity to build the first university of excellence in Vietnam.

2022

July, 2022

VinUniversity and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced the opening of the VinUni-Illinois Smart Health Center (VISHC), which focuses on interdisciplinary research in biotechnology and data science. VISHC was officially given 13,5 million USD in funding from Vingroup.

July, 2022

VinUniversity announced its first Ph.D. in Computer Science program for the academic year 2022-2023, focusing on future technology with major impacts.

July, 2022

VinUniversity reached agreements with Meliá International Hotels Group, KPMG - one of the four world’s leading auditing firms, and Tiki - Vietnam’s top e-trade company, providing students with opportunities to experience "real learning - real practice" in the corporate environment.

June, 2022

Under Vingroup’s "Science and Technology Scholarship Program for Overseas Studies for Master’s and Doctoral Degrees", a scholarship award ceremony for 30 Master's and Doctoral students for the 2022 academic year was held with the announcement of the launching of Vingroup Young Scholars’ Global Network.

June, 2022

VinUniversity hosted the 1st Annual "Teaching and Learning Summit''. The event focuses on innovation in teaching and learning, to reshape Vietnamese higher education in the 21st century.

June, 2022

Vingroup announced its membership in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) prestigious Industrial Liaison Program (ILP). VinUniversity will work closely with ILP experts and MIT researchers to promote research and technology development.

June, 2022

VinUni reached agreements on the integrated Bachelor’s - Master’s program with Penn Engineering, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Technology Sydney for students of the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

May, 2022

VinUniversity Entrepreneurship Lab, together with UpYouth, held TechYouth Start-up Day and announced the Incubator Program to support students’ tech startup projects.

April, 2022

VinUniversity held its first Career Day, with the participation of well-respected businesses like EY, KPMG, Toyota, Corning, AON, Salesforce, SSI, ACB, Viettel, and FPT, together with leading companies in the Vingroup ecosystem - Vinfast, Vinhomes, Vinmec, and VinAI.

April, 2022

VinUniversity signed agreements on Student Exchange programs with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands, Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea, University of Toronto - Canada, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

March, 2022

VinUniversity successfully signed agreements with leading businesses, namely InterContinental Hotels, Techcombank, Woori Bank, FPT Telecom, Vinschool, Vincom Retails, and Vinhomes. Simultaneously, VinUniversity also reached agreements on integrated Bachelor’s - Master’s programs with the University of California San Diego, the USA, and the University of Queensland, Australia.

February, 2022

Two VinUniversity-funded projects in response to smart healthcare service and smart lighting technology, won research awards totaling 9 billion VND by VinIF.

January, 2022

VinUniversity and Vincom Center For Contemporary Art (VCCA) hosted the “Future of Time” Art Workshop and Showcase, welcoming the presence of the Winners of the VinFuture Prize on its opening day.

January, 2022

VinUniversity opened Vietnam’s first Research Center for Biomedical 3D Printing to research and apply the world's latest 3D printing technology in the production of surgical biomedical materials, as well as models for teaching and research.

January, 2022

VinUniversity and Vietnam - Cambodia Marriott Business Council signed a cooperation agreement on human resources development for the tourism - hospitality industry.

2021

November, 2021

VinUni and Vinmec held a celebration for the first two years of the VinUni - Vinmec alliance as well as appointed the next 60 experts and clinical professionals as new affiliated faculty.

August, 2021

VinUniversity successfully reached cooperation agreements on the integrated Bachelor’s - Master’s program with University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, University of California, San Diego, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

July, 2021

VinUniversity Global Case Competition (VGCC) 2021 was officially launched. This is an annual competition organized by VinUniversity with support from Cornell University, in order to provide a platform for students to work on real-life problems.

May, 2021

VinUni’s College of Business and Management established the Industry Advisory Board (IAB). The first 8 members of the IAB are all high-level leaders at leading corporations, including Chairwoman; Chief Executive Officer; Managing Director;… The College of Business and Management has offered many programs to give students the most comprehensive experience of the real professional work environment. These include Industry Speaker Series, Industry Mentorship Program, 5 in 5 Internship, Summer Internship, etc

February, 2021

VinUni granted funding to 16 Seed-Funding projects in AY 2020-2021. Among these 16 projects, at least 13 projects involved international collaboration.

2020

December, 2020

In the AY 2020-2021, VinUniversity continued to reach agreements with other leading universities such as Yonsei University, Seoul National University, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Western University, University of Technology Sydney. VinUniversity has also signed cooperation agreement with Vingroup subsidiaries, namely Vinpearl, VinHMS, One Mount Group, VinBrain, Vinmec, VinBigdata, VinAI.

December, 2020

VinUniversity reached agreements with reputable academic and corporate and partners in Vietnam as well as in the world in faculty exchange, internship, employment, and joint research: the University of California, San Diego, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, POSTECH, Ernst & Young Vietnam, 108 Military Central Hospital, Vietnam National Children's Hospital, and so on.

October, 2020

The First Convocation of the first academic year 2020-2021 at VinUniversity marked the anniversary of opening the first talented and not for profit private university in Vietnam.

September, 2020

VinUni initiated the Study Away program via that VinUni has hosted 30 students from Cornell University and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) who were not able to travel to their home universities due to the pandemic.

September, 2020

VinUniversity reached agreements with Cornell University, University of Technology Sydney and Yonsei School of Business on the exchanges of students offering opportunities for VinUni students to go for exchange at these universities.

July, 2020

The Minister of Education and Training of Vietnam granted the operating license officially allowing VinUniversity to offer academic programs.

July, 2020

VinUniversity and Cornell University signed an agreement to provide Cornell students with a Study Away option at VinUni Campus.

June, 2020

The University Admission Scheme for Academic Year 2020-2021 has been approved by the Ministry of Education and Training for Undergraduate Programs.

May, 2020

VinUniversity and VinAI Research signed an agreement to collaborate in training, scientific research, and the exchange of human resources, as well as sharing facilities.

April, 2020

VinUniversity and Yonsei University (Korea) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in scientific research, academic events, the exchange of students and lecturers, and the QUIS Conference.

February, 2020

The Ministry of Education and Training issued VinUniversity its operating license.

February, 2020

VinUniversity signed an agreement with VinBrain to collaborate in the training and exchange of human resources and scientific research, as well as sharing facilities.

January, 2020

VinUniversity's inauguration ceremony was held on its campus located at Vinhomes Ocean Park, Gia Lam, Hanoi.

January, 2020

The University Council of VinUniversity was officially formed. The Founding Donor recognized Dr. Le Mai Lan as the University President, and Professor Rohit Verma as the Founding Provost.

2019

December, 2019

The Prime Minister of Vietnam officially approved the establishment of VinUniversity, with an expected inaugural class of 300 students.

November, 2019

VinUniversity Project announced the admission directives for the academic year 2020 - 2021, with three colleges: Business & Management, Health Sciences, and Engineering & Computer Science.

2018

November, 2018

Vingroup began construction of the VinUniversity campus.

April, 2018

Vingroup officially signed a collaboration contract with Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania, two of the top 20 universities in the world.

March, 2018

Vingroup announced its plan to enter the field of higher education under the name of VinUniversity.

2017

July, 2017

Vingroup approved the 30-year strategic master plan to build VinUniversity to become a world-class university, fostering and developing talents for future.

2016

February, 2016

Vingroup engaged Parthenon (E&Y) and Oxford Innovation (Oxford University) as international consultants to develop a feasibility plan to establish a brand new university, which is expected to be a breakthrough in higher education in Vietnam.