Call for Applications for the Academic Year 2017-2018

University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH), also called Vietnam France University, is an advanced-model international public university which was established under the Bilateral Agreement between Vietnamese and French Governments signed on November 12, 2009, and the Decision No. 2067/QĐ-TTg dated November 09, 2009 of the Prime Minister.

USTH delivers degrees in compliance with the European Bologna system (LMD) (Bachelor/Master/PhD studying in 3/2/3 year-duration, respectively). The Master Program is a 2-year course with 4 semesters: Year 1 (M1) – Semester 1 and Semester 2; Year 2 (M2) – Semester 3 and Semester 4. Except for QCF (agreement between USTH and John von Neumann (JVN) Institute, VNU HCMC), the Master Degree is co-accredited by France and Vietnam and is broadly recognized in the world.

USTH teaching methods are based on high level of hand-on practices, and internships in research and development laboratories or in industrial enterprises in Vietnam and abroad. The pedagogic teams of USTH are 100% composed of international and Vietnamese Professors and Doctors with international teaching experience. The official language used in teaching at USTH is English.
USTH ICT is offering two training fields as follows during the daytime:

  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Quantitative and Computational Finance (QCF)

Moreover, USTH also calls for applications to Master classes in the evenings and at weekends which may be opened depending on the number of applicants who are currently working for companies, universities or research institutes in ICT, EN and WEO.

For this academic year 2017-2018, USTH calls for applications in Vietnam and abroad for the Master Programs with the target of 105 students.

Vietnamese and international students graduated from relevant training fields in or before 2017, with average good academic results and ability to use English for studying are eligible. Detailed admission information is available at:

Admission Procedures
Admission procedure of USTH consists of 2 steps: preliminary selection and interview.

  • Preliminary selection: screening on dossiers (details at Application Dossier)
  • Interview: shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in English by a jury. Invitations to an interview shall be delivered by email and telephone. Interview results shall be informed to each candidate within 10 days by email and post.

After admissions, students will be arranged by USTH into relevant English courses based on their levels. At the end of the courses, those who are not qualified will be requested to extend their English courses at USTH until all requirements are satisfied.

Enrollment Criteria

  • Applicants must hold a university transcript of Average Good or above;
  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor Degree of Average Good or above;*
  • Ability to communicate in English;
  • Certificate of foreign languages (English, French) (if any).

Application Dossier

  • Application form for Master course in the academic year 2017-2018 (download in DOCX or PDF format) filled in and signed with recent 3 cm x 4 cm portrait attached;
  • Curriculum Vitae in English with photo (3×4 cm)
  • Motivation Letter in English (outlining why candidates would like to enroll in USTH).
  • Certified English Translation of Bachelor Degree
  • Certified English Translation of university transcript*. If the grading system is different to the 0-10 scale applied in Vietnam, a document explaining the applied grading system is required;
  • Letters of recommendation;
  • Certificate of foreign languages (English, French) (if any); merits and certificates of good study results or scholarships (if any)

* Applicants having completed their Bachelor programs but not yet received their diploma or official academic transcript must submit a provisional letter of graduating confirmation or temporary academic transcript (Certified copies and English translation versions). Successful candidates are required to fulfill all those documents before enrollment.

Interview Fee and Tuition Fee

  • Interview fee: 100,000 VND/candidate, non-refundable in any cases (not applied for foreign resident students);
  • Students holding Vietnamese passports: 43,000,000 VND (equivalent to USD 1.900)/year, collectible every semester, unchanged throughout the whole course;
  • Students coming from other countries: 90,000,000 VND (equivalent to USD 4.000)/year;
  • Students coming from French Consortium universities: free of charge;
  • Tuition fee for intensive English course: free of charge.

Scholarship and Fellowship
Since USTH is highly supported and sponsored by external donors (Asian Development Bank and Agribank) in addition to its own high-level state budget and industrial foundation, many candidates can access to our scholarship and fellowship program.
Merit-based scholarships and/or need-based fellowships cover up to 100% tuition fees and living expenses. Application process, dossier examination, interview are after enrolment.

More information and further details including the study programs, tuition fees, dormitory and degrees can be found here in English and Vietnamese or contact Mrs Pham Thi Thanh Nga via email : 

Add: Room 805, 8th Fl., Bldg. Training and Service, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi
Tel.: +84-4 37 91 77 47 / +84-4 37 91 86 18
Website: | |

Read this call in Vietnamese or English