Overview

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HUTECH), formerly known as Ho Chi Minh City University of Engineering and Technology, was established on April 26, 1995 according to Decision No. 235/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister and later went into operation under Decision No. 2128/QD-GDDT of the Minister of Education and Training.

Over the past 25 years, HUTECH has experienced exceptional growth and development that is evident in the expansion of its modern campus facilities including four different campuses located in Ho Chi Minh City. These facilities are designed and constructed according to the latest international standards with over 100,000 m2 in total floor space. They are part of the overall HUTECH campus experience that offers students a unique, dynamic, and enjoyable college learning environment. 

  • Main Campus: 475A Dien Bien Phu, Ward 25, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City


Main Campus 475A Dien Bien Phu

  • Ung Van Khiem Campus: 31/36 Ung Van Khiem, Ward 25, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City


Ung Van Khiem Campus

  • HUTECH Manpower Training Center: Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP), Hanoi Highway, Hiep Phu Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City

HUTECH Manpower Training Center

 
  • HUTECH Hi-tech Institute: Saigon Hi-tech Park (SHTP), Long Thanh My Ward, Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City

 


HUTECH Hi-tech Institute

Adhering to the institution’s guiding principles of “Knowledge - Morality - Creativity”, HUTECH embodies the following educational philosophy, “Learn to learn, learn to do, learn to create, learn to live together and learn to be independent.” These also form the core values based on which HUTECH continues to thrive and establish its position as the leading university in the Vietnamese education system. HUTECH is committed to providing a well-rounded learning experience by equipping students with comprehensive knowledge, professional training, and practical skills. These qualities enable HUTECH students to become dynamic, courageous, and confident members of the global community while also being capable to perform and excel in diverse, multi-sector, multi-cultural work environments. 

Over the years, HUTECH has always been a popular destination for prospective students seeking to enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral programs. HUTECH offers more than 50 different undergraduate majors in multiple disciplines including Engineering and Technology, Economic and Management, Architecture and Arts, Health Sciences, Law, Social Sciences and Humanities, Foreign Languages, Culture and Arts. At the graduate level, HUTECH currently has 11 master’s degree programs in the following fields of Engineering, Economics, Tourism, and Foreign Languages. The two Ph.D. programs available at HUTECH are Electrical Engineering and Business Management.

Academic units:

  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Nursing and Medical Laboratory
  • Faculty of Information Technology
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Communication and Design
  • Faculty of Architecture and Arts
  • Faculty of Business Administration
  • Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Faculty of Finance and Commerce
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of English Language
  • Faculty of Japanese Studies
  • Faculty of Management Information System
  • Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities
  • HUTECH Institute of Engineering
  • HUTECH Institute of Applied Sciences
  • HUTECH Institute of International Education
  • Vietnam - Japan Institute of Technology
  • Vietnam - Korea Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Postgraduate Studies
  • CIRTECH Institute
  •  Institute of Music and Arts
  • Center for Distance Education
  • Center for Informatics - Foreign Languages-Skills
  • HUTECH Center for Japanese Language
  • Center for Physical Education
  • Center for Politics and National Defense Education

Besides, HUTECH students also have the choice of enrolling in one of our Exchange Programs, International Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in collaboration with several prestigious foreign university partners,, including Lincoln University (USA), Open University of Malaysia (Malaysia), CY Cergy Paris University (France), VIA University College - TEKO (Denmark), National University of Malaysia, Bangkok University (Thailand), etc. With the aim of internationalization, this is among several strategic initiatives to move the institution closer to the standards of the regional and international education systems. 

HUTECH’s academic faculties include highly ranked professors and lecturers with notable achievements in both teaching and research. The group of managers, employees, and other university personnel make up of highly qualified and capable individuals that are recognized for their professionalism, excellent work performance, and dedication to the students. Currently, there are 1708 full-time lecturers including 16 professors, 35 associate professors, 218 Ph.D. degree holders, and 1101 master’s degree holders. To ensure effective management and delivery of the highest education quality, HUTECH is among the first higher education institutions in Vietnam to adopt and implement ISO 9001:2005 standard for quality management.

Over more than 25 years of establishment and development, HUTECH has been recognized for its outstanding contributions toward building and improving the country’s education and training system. HUTECH has received several recognitions from the state and local government including the Government of Vietnam, Ministry of Education and Training, and  Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee. Among these include a First-class Labor Order, a Second-Class Labor Order and three Third-class Labor Order conferred by the President of Vietnam.


In November 2018, HUTECH became the first university in Vietnam to obtain institutional education quality accreditation according to the new set of assessment criteria issued by the Ministry of Education and Training. These criteria are developed based on the total quality management principles that have been verified by actual application within the network of higher education institutions in Southeast Asia and align with the trend of international integration.

Having reached significant milestones in the area of education management, training, and scientific research, these accomplishments are testimonies for the commendable journey of HUTECH in affirming its leading position in the Vietnamese education system and taking an integrated approach to the internationalization of its education and training.

MISSION

HUTECH pledges to be the pioneer in providing a highly-skilled and well-rounded workforce for the knowledge economy in the new era. Equipping the next generation of Vietnamese youth with specialized subject knowledge and scientific understanding along with professional and practical skills that enable them to work creatively, independently, and adapt well to a diverse set of work environments. Fostering opportunities for students to succeed in their chosen careers, contribute to social and economic development, and confidently integrate themselves into the global community.

VISION

To become a modern hub for knowledge and culture centering around building a creative, dynamic, and professional higher education learning environment and uphold the tradition of training a highly-skilled workforce according to the guiding principles of “Knowledge - Morality - Creativity” while aspiring to integrate into the regional and international education system.  

To become a center for scientific research and technological application contributing toward the socio-economic development, industrialization, and modernization of the country. 

To determine its position as the leading university recognized for its education quality in the national and regional education system.

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