|The world is operating in a knowledge-based economy and the rapid development of science and technology where opportunities and challenges co-exist. They can either promote or block the sustainable development of a country and all of human kind. In a series of measures to build up a prosperous and peaceful world, university–based development has proven to be sustainable and optimal. Knowledgeable cities and university centers have become key strength in providing high quality human resources, suggesting effective solutions to help the world get out of the long economy crisis period, strengthening the understanding and developing relations and friendship between countries and nations, preserving and enhancing diversified culture and being an effective tool in assisting humans to respond appropriately to global changes.
With more than 100 years of history and development, being one of the key pillars of Vietnamese intelligence, and at the same time being aware of responsibilities toward global issues, VNU has affirmed its position as a comprehensive multi-disciplinary training and research center of excellence based on international standards. With modern of comprehensive higher education management, VNU has been striving to establish itself as a leader in Vietnam and in the region based on the philosophy “Excellent through Knowledge” and by promoting six core values: high quality, creativity, pioneer, integration, responsibility to society and sustainable development aiming to provide high quality human resources to meet the development needs of the society, making important contributions to the progress of Vietnam as well as of the region and the word over.
VNU has created an impressive cultural community, a harmonious academic environment in which lecturers, scientists and students are working together in an open and friendly manner.
VNU always treasures and widens its cooperation with other universities, colleges, institutes, agencies, localities and business sectors throughout the country and all over the world. Additionally, VNU promotes its traditions, dedication, creativity, dynamism and high responsibility of all faculty and staff members, undergraduate and graduate students and formal students as well. This is considered a breakthrough for VNU to quickly integrate, develop to achieve the international standards and to realize its noble mission assigned by the Vietnamese Government and the society.
Prof.Dr. Phùng Xuân Nhạ
Chairman of the Board and President
Vietnam National University, Hanoi