Le Mai Lan

Le Mai Lan, PhD

Vice Chairwoman, Vingroup JSC

President of the University Council, VinUniversity


Dr. Le Mai Lan serves as Vice Chairwoman of the Vingroup Joint Stock Company, in charge of Education. In 2013, she was tasked with setting up Vinschool, a not-for-profit K-12 education system, with the goal of becoming a Vietnamese education system based on the highest international standards. Founded in 2013, Vinschool has become the largest education system in Vietnam with a core of quality teachers and robust educational programs.

In 2017, Dr. Lan began to lead other Vingroup’s major education project, setting up VinUniversity, an excellent, private, not-for-profit university aspires to develop talents for the future, to make a breakthrough in Vietnam higher education and to become a world-class university. With the goal of becoming one of the top 50 young universities of the world, VinUni has built strategic partnership with two of the world top 20 Universities, namely Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania.

VinUniversity’s inauguration ceremony was held on its campus located at Vinhomes Ocean Park, Gia Lam, Hanoi, with a total investment of VND 6,500 billions (approximately USD 285 millions) from Vingroup. The institution comprises of Faculty of Arts and SciencesCollege of Business and ManagementCollege of Engineering and Computer Science; and College of Health Sciences. It currently offers 10 degree programs, namely:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Nursing; Medical Doctor Program; Internal Medicine Residency Program; General Surgery Residency Program; Pediatrics Residency Program