Admission Call for Bachelor Program of Academic Year 2019 - 2020 (Code: KCN)

University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH, also called Vietnam France University) is an international public university established under the Intergovernmental of Vietnam and France in 2009. USTH is considered as France's most ambitious project in higher education abroad. 

USTH follows the European Bologna Process which is widely used in nost of the universities in more than 45 European countries, in which the training duration of Bachelor, Master and PhD level will be 3 years, 2 years and 3 years. All the training programs at USTH are taught in English. USTH provides the English supporting program with the duration of either 3 months or 1 year for candidates who have good academic knowledge and passion for science but need further time to improve their English proficiency before entering the 3-year bachelor program.

Applying an innovative teaching method, USTH prepares students a global mind and a cross-cultural understanding to work in any local and or international context. Thanks to the close linkage of the university with multiple international partners, 60% of USTH students get internships in France, Germany, USA, Korea, Japan, Taiwan...

On November 2, 2018, the Intergovernmental Agreement between Vietnam-France period 2019-2023 for the development of USTH was signed, showing determination and commitment of the two countries to make USTH to an excellent university with international standard in training and research, especially to be one of the TOP university in the South East Asia.

Find more information about USTH here.

1. Enrollment Target

USTH (code as the system of Ministry of Education and Training (MOET): KCN) will recruit 600 students for the academic year 2019-2020.

2. Training Programs



Training Programs


Training Programs


Pharmacological, Medical and Agronomical Biotechnology


Water - Environment - Oceanography


Information Technology and Communication


Food Science and Technology


Advanced Material Science and Nanotechnology


Medical Science and Technology


Space and Applications


Cyber security






Applied Mathematics


Engineering Physics and Electronics




Aeronautical Engineering

3. Eligibility

Vietnamese and international students graduated* from high school in 2018 or before 2018, with good academic standings for scientific subjects

*Students who graduated abroad, please contact with Department of Admission for more details

4. Admission procedures and criteria

USTH’s enrollment is based on evaluating academic results in high school, admission interview and national exam result. Candidates may choose either of the followings:

- Direct enrollment: candidates submit the application directly to the USTH and attend the interview* with USTH admission jury.

- Enrollment according to the MOET’s system: candidates are registered under the admission system of the MOET and attend the interview with USTH admission jury.

Admission criteria


Wave 1, Wave 2. Wave 3

Wave 4 and according to

the MOET’s system


Having final results of Grade 11, and 12 at Good rank and average academic results of 6 subjects: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, IT and English at Grade 11, and 12 must reach at least 6.5/10 or higher


High school graduating

Attending National Exam ** with a selection of 3 subjects among these 5 subjects as follows: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English with result equal to or higher than the benchmarks of USTH


Pass admission interview organized by USTH


*Students may choose English or Vietnamese for interview. The interview aims to evaluate students' English proficiency, academic ability and motivation. After the interview, accepted candidate will take an English test which decides their suitable placement: 3 -year program, 4-year program or intensive English course (if any)

**For applicants graduated in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018: besides the condition (1) and (3), they must ensure the attendance in national exam with a selection of 3 subjects among these 5 subjects as follows: Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English with result equals to or higher than the benchmarks USTH in that year.

For applicants graduated before 2015: besides the condition (1) and (3), they must ensure the attendance in national University Entrance exam in blocks A, A1, and B with results equal to or higher than the benchmarks of USTH in that year.

5. Admission schedule *

  • Direct enrollment by USTH


Application Period

Interview Date












Tháng 7/2019

  • Enrollment according to the MOET’s system: as the MOET’s schedule

*Admission schedule is updated on the USTH website

6. Application dossier


Dossiers submitted

Wave 1, Wave 2, Wave 3

Wave 4 and according to

the MOET’s system


Application form for Bachelor admission in 2019-2020: filled in and signed with 4x6 portrait photo attached


Motivation letter (in English or Vietnamese)


Copy of ID card or passport


Copy of high school record in grade 10, 11 and 12 *


Official Certificate of National Exam result



Copy of high school diploma of temporary graduation certificate **



Copy of certificate of merits, certificate of foreign languages (English, French), and letter of recommendation (if any)


*For applicants of the Wave 1 and Wave 2, who have not received the record of full 12th grade, please submit the records of Grade 10, 11 and the 1st semester academic result of Grade 12

(If the grading system is different than the 0-10 scale applied in Vietnam, a document by competent authorities explaining the applied grading system is required)

**For applicants who graduated in 2018 and before, want to apply for Wave 1 and Wave 2, beside the above requested dossiers, they need to submit the copy of certificate on national university entrance exam result in the graduation year

Copies of all documents no need the notarization, after the admission and registration, USTH will compare with the originals. 

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The dossier must be directly submitted or sent by post to:

Department of Admission
University of Science and Technology of Hanoi
A21 Building, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi
Email: [email protected]

7. Direct entry eligibility

  • Candidates win prizes in regional and international Olympiads and in Examinations selecting national and provincial gifted students (or equivalent) in natural-science subjects : Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, IT and Geography (Geography is only applied for candidates of Space and Application specialty);
  • Candidates are official members of national team participating in the international contest on subjects of natural sciences;
  • Candidates win first, second, or third prizes (projects related to natural sciences) in national, regional, and international science and engineering contest;
  • Candidates are official members of the Olympic team, or of national, regional, and international science and engineering contest team (projects related to natural sciences).
8. Scholarships and financial aids

USTH provides a wide range of scholarship and financial support to students, please find more details on the website:

9. Admission fees and tuition fees

  •  Admission fee: 500,000 VND/candidate, non-refundable in all cases.
  • Tuition fee:


Tuition fee/ scholar year 2019-2020

Vietnamese students

International students

Aeronautical Engineering program

98.500.000 VND

(equivalent 4,200USD)

140.500.000 VND

(equivalent 6,000USD)


46.800.000 VND

(equivalent 2,000USD)

70.200.000 VND

(equivalent 3,000USD)

Tuition fee collected every semester ( 2 semesters/year).

More information and further details including the study programs, tuition fees, dormitory and degrees can be found in English and Vietnamese at our website or contact:


Address: A21 Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: +84 - 24 - 37 91 77 48

Hotline: +84 - 8 - 88 55 77 48

Email: [email protected]