Organizational Structure

VNU University of Languages & International Studies (VNU ULIS)

Foundation date

VNU University of Language and International Studies was established in 1955.

Mission Statement

ULIS is a prestigious university in languages, linguistics, international studies and related social sciences and humanities in Vietnam. Its mission is to contribute to Vietnam’s national development through the pursuit of excellence in education, research, and the provision of quality services relevant to the needs of society. We particularly value creativity, passion for learning, honesty, responsibility and the ability to adapt to an increasingly competitive and multicultural world.

GOVERNING BOARD

President: Dr. Đỗ Tuấn Minh

Vice-president: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ngô Minh Thủy

Vice-president: Dr. Nguyễn Xuân Long

Vice-president: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lâm Quang Đông

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

English, Russian, French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Arabic.

FAST-TRACK PROGRAMS

• Teacher Education in English, Russian, French, Chinese

• Translation and Interpreting in English

JOINT DEGREE AND COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS

 • VNU ULIS has partnered with VNU University of Economics and Business (VNU UEB) to offer double-degree programs, under which arrangements students will receive two separate degrees: the degree of Bachelor in English and the degrees of Bachelor in International Business, Finance and Banking, or Business Administration.

• VNU ULIS has also worked with the School of Law and VNU University of Social Science and Humanities to offer double degrees in law, or tourism, per the students’ choosing.

• Double-major courses are provided via a partnership between VNU ULIS and VNU UEB.

PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS WITH FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES

 With Chinese Universities, French Universities, United States Universities and Colleges

OTHER INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS

 • VNU ULIS offers courses in English and Vietnamese to students from China, Russia, Korea, Laos, etc.

• VNU ULIS currently runs a number of joint partnership and student exchange programs with Japanese universities. Japan Foundation, a part of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs is very active in promoting exchange programs, especially with ULIS. It annually offers VNU ULIS lecturers and students field trips, as well as short training courses in Japan.

• The University has also worked very closely with South Korean universities and KOICA, Korea Foundation on staff and student exchange programs.

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

 The University offers Master’s degrees in:

 • English, Russian, French, Chinese, German, Japanese linguistics

• Theory and Methodology in Teaching English, Russian, French, Chinese Doctoral degrees are awarded in six disciplines:

• English, Russian, French, Chinese linguistics

• Theory and Methodology in Teaching English, Russian, Chinese, French

ARTICULATION OF PROGRAMS

 Partnership with the University of Southern New Hampshire (USA), Waikato University (New Zealand)

CONTINUING EDUCATION

 • Bachelor degrees in: Foreign Languages or Foreign Language Teacher Education in English and Japanese, Foreign Language Teacher Education for the post-junior college level, second foreign languages with two disciplines: English and Chinese.

• Refresher courses in which participants are awarded degrees after the courses to acknowledge they have been trained to the standards and requirement of university level.

UPPER SECONDARY EDUCATION

 (The Foreign Language Specializing High School)

As an affiliate of VNU ULIS, the Foreign Language Specializing School (FLSS) enrolls and prepares students who have an aptitude for languages.

Currently, FLSS teaches six specialized foreign languages including English, Russian, French, Chinese, German and Japanese.

OFFICES

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE

Tel: (024) 37547269

Head: MA. Vũ Tiến Thịnh.

PERSONNEL ORGANIZATION OFFICE

Head: Dr. Dương Quỳnh Hoa

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS OFFICE

Tel: (024) 22411728; (024) 22411405; (024) 37548137

Head: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hà Lê Kim Anh

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OFFICE

Tel: (024) 37547042 / (024) 37547269

Head: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lâm Quang Đông

POLITICS AND STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

Tel: (024) 37548.874 – (024) 37548.874

Head: MA. Vũ Văn Hải

COOPERATION & DEVELOPMENT OFFICE

Tel: (024) 37548.874

Head: Dr. Đỗ Minh Hoàng

FINANCE & PLANNING OFFICE

Tel: (024) 37548.874

Head: M.A. Lê Thị Khánh Trang

ASSETS MANAGEMENT & SECURITY OFFICE

Tel: (024) 37547351

Head: Dr. Phạm Văn Kim

INSPECTION & LEGAL AFFAIRS OFFICE

Tel: (04) 22422732

Chairman: Dr. Đặng Ngọc Đức

ACADEMIC FACULTIES, DIVISIONS, AND SCHOOLS 

FACULTY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER EDUCATION

Tel: +8424.6686.7726

Dean: Dr. Vũ Hải Hà

Divisions:

English Division 1, English Division 2, Division of English Linguistics, Division of English Literature & Country Studies, Division of English Language Teaching, Division of Translation, Division of English for Special Purposes, Division of Second Foreign Languages, Fast-track Division.

FACULTY OF ENGLISH

Tel: +8424 2243 1401; +8424 3858-4968; +8424 3858-1426

Dean: Dr. Vũ Thị Thanh Nhã

Divisions:

Division of English for Natural Sciences, Division of English for Social Sciences and Humanities, Division of English for Technology, Division of English for Economics, Division of English for Law, Division of Second Foreign Languages, Division of International Standard Program.

In the Faculty there are currently 02 Doctors, more than 50 Masters and a number of staff who are candidates for domestic and foreign MA courses. Staff under the age of 30 accounts for over 70% of the Faculty’s staff.

FACULTY OF LINGUISTICS AND CULTURES OF ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES

Tel: +8424 6680 8713

Dean: Dr. Nguyễn Thị Thanh Tâm

Divisions: Divisions of Country Studies, Division of Literature – Cross-cultural Communication, Division of English Linguistics.

The Faculty’s mission is to train Bachelors of various majors (English language teacher education, English translator training) and programs (mainstream, fast-track, in-service, double major, etc.) as well as train PhD candidates of two majors of language theory and language teaching. Besides, it is also assigned to prepare English textbooks for higher education, post-graduate studies, and secondary education as well as cultivate nationwide high school and college teachers.

FACULTY OF RUSSIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424 3754 9561

Dean: Dr. Đinh Thị Thu Huyền

Divisions:

Division of Practical Russian 1, Division of Practical Russian 2, Division of Practical Russian 3, Division of Practical Russian 4, Division of Russian Translation, Division of Russian Language Theory, Division of Russian Language Teaching.

Faculty’s Associate Professors and Doctors:

Prof.Dr. Đỗ Đình Tống, Dr. Trịnh Thị Phan Anh, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyễn Hữu Chinh, Dr. Nguyễn Tùng Cương, Dr. Đặng Ngọc Đức, Dr. Đinh Thị Thu Huyền, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyễn Quý Mão, Dr. Lưu Bá Minh, Sc.D. Lê Đức Thụ, Dr. Đặng Thị Sâm, Dr. Tô Thị Ngân Anh.

FACULTY OF FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424 6680 7759

Divisions:Dean: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Đinh Hồng Vân

Division of Practical French 1, Division of Practical French 2, Division of Practical French 3, Division of Practical French 4, Division of French Translation, Division of French Language Theory, Division of French Language Teaching.

Faculty’s Associate Professors and Doctors:

Dr. Trần Đình Bình, Dr. Nguyễn Vân Dung, Dr. Vi Văn Đính, Dr. Trần Thế Hùng, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Vũ Thị Ngân, Dr. Trịnh Đức Thái, Dr. Phạm Thị Thật, Dr. Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, Assoc.Prof.Dr.  Nguyễn Quang Thuấn, Dr. Nguyễn Việt Tiến, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Phan Thị Tình, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyễn Lân Trung, Dr. Nguyễn Quang Trường, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Trần Thế Hùng, Dr. Đinh Hồng Vân, Dr. Nguyễn Thị Bình.

FACULTY OF CHINESE LANGUAGES AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424 3754 9562

Dean: Dr. Phạm Minh Tiến

Divisions:

Division of Practical Chinese 1+2, Division of Practical Chinese 3+4, Division of Chinese Translation, Division of Chinese Language Theory, Division of Chinese Language Teaching.

Faculty’s Associate Professors and Doctors:

Dr. Nguyễn Hoàng Anh, Dr. Phạm Ngọc Hàm, Dr. Hoa Ngọc Sơn, Dr. Vũ Thị Hà, Dr. Hà Lê Kim Anh.

FACULTY OF KOREAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424 6680 5041

Dean: MA. Trần Thị Hường

Divisions:

Division of Korean, Division of Korean Linguistics, Division of Korean Studies

FACULTY OF GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424 3754 9558

Dean: Dr. Lê Hoài Ân

Faculty’s Associate Professors and Doctors:

Dr. Lê Tuyết Nga, Dr. Nguyễn Thị Hồng Vân, Dr. Lê Hoài Ân

FACULTY OF JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424 3754 8874 (308)

Dean: Dr. Đào Thị Nga My

Divisions: Division of Japanese Translation, Division of Japanese Linguistics, Division of Japanese, Division of Japanese Language Theory, Division of Arabic

FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES

Tel: +8424.37547435 / +8424.66806770

Dean: Dr. Huỳnh Anh Tuấn

FACULTY OF LANGUAGE EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOMENT

Tel: +8424 8587 5406

Dean: Dr. Hoa Ngọc Sơn

DIVISION OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Tel: +8424. 66807560

Head: Dr. Nguyễn Thị Thắng

DIVISION OF VIETNAMESE LINGUISTICS AND CULTURE

Tel: +8424.66808760

Head: Dr. Chử Thị Bích

FOREIGN LANGUAGE SPECIALIZED SCHOOL

Tel: +8424 3754 9958

Principal: Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyễn Thành Văn

CENTERS

CENTER FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE

Tel: +8424 6680 8961

Director: MA. Nguyễn Ninh Bắc

CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, COMMUNICATION & LEARNING RESOURCES

Tel: +8424 6296 0711

Director: MA. Khoa Anh Việt

CENTER FOR LANGUAGE TESTING AND ASSESSMENT

Tel: +8424 3754 7851

 Diretor: Dr. Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Quỳnh

CENTER OF LINGUISTICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Director: Dr: Nguyễn Ngọc Anh

Staff

760

Of which

Professors:

4

Associate Professors:

18

Doctors:

70

Students

Full-time:

5,000

Part-time:

8500

Graduate students:

920

Gifted school pupils:

1,277

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

VNU ULIS has always pursued a policy of bilateral and multi-lateral cooperation with educational institutions, governmental and non-governmental organizations. Committed to its strategy for enhancement of its excellence in training and research, VNU ULIS has been forward-looking and pro-active in interactions with the world’s higher education community. Academic links, which have been established between VNU ULIS and fifty-five institutions all over the world, have increased the exposure of the College’s faculty and students to state-of-the-art developments in language education and language teacher education. Through international co-operation and partnership, the University has enjoyed valuable support and assistance from its partner institutions for staff and resource development.

Forms of cooperation might include: exchange of academic information and materials, staff and student exchange, development of joint research programs and projects, co-organization of conferences, workshops, seminars and training courses, partnership in developing and delivering new courses or customized training programs. Currently, there are nearly 200 foreign students studying at VNU ULIS.

High priorities are given to the joint development and delivery of degree programs in such areas as Business Administration, Educational Leadership, Hospitality Industry, Applied Linguistics with English and other languages being the medium of instruction. The University welcomes international partners who are keen on those programs.

CONTACT ADDRESS:

 VNU UNIVERSITY OF LANGUAGE& INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

International Relations Office

Pham Van Dong, Cau Giay, Hanoi

Tel: (84.24) 37547269

Fax: (84.24) 37548057

Email: ulis@moet.edu.vn

Website: www.ulis.vnu.edu.vn