Vietnam National University, Hanoi

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Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Đại học Quốc gia Hà Nội
MottoAb uno disce omnes
PresidentNguyễn Kim Sơn
ColorsPale green, white
original headquarters of VNUH on Le Thanh Tong street.

Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU; Vietnamese: Đại học Quốc gia Hà Nội, ĐHQGHN) is a public university in Vietnam. The university has 10 member university and faculties. This is a national university, and it is the most prestigious university in Vietnam, ranked 124th in Asia by the QS ASIA University Rankings 2019.


Throughout its history the university has had several name changes: the University of Indochina (Université Indochinoise, 東法大學 or Đại học Đông Dương; established in 1906); Vietnam National University (Trường Đại học Quốc gia Việt Nam; November 1945); the University of Hanoi (Trường Đại học Tổng hợp Hà Nội; June 1956). In 1993, Vietnam National University, Hanoi (Đại học Quốc gia Hà Nội) was created by merging the University of Hanoi, Hanoi National University of Education and College of Foreign Languages.[1]

The institution also owns two high schools for gifted students in foreign languages (Foreign Language Specialized School) and natural science (High School for the Gifted - University of Natural Science).

President Board[2][edit]

  • President: Nguyễn Kim Sơn
  • Vice President: Nguyễn Hoàng Hải
  • Vice President: Phạm Bảo Sơn

Member institutions[edit]

Participants attending Wikipedia workshop at University of Economics and Business, at Vietnam National University, Hanoi in 2018.

Vietnam National University, Hanoi includes the following members (universities, schools):[3][4][5]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ History of VNUH
  2. ^ "President Board". (in Vietnamese). Retrieved 2019-03-19. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Quy đinh đặt tên giao dịch quốc tế (tiếng Anh) của ĐHQGHN, các đơn vị thành viên và trực thuộc, các chức danh lãnh đạo trong ĐHQGHN".
  4. ^ "Establishment History (VNU-VJU)".
  5. ^ "School of Interdisciplinary Studies (VNU-SIS)".