Faculty of Russian Language and Culture – University of Languages and International Studies – VNU,Hanoi

Faculty of Russian Language and Culture

Room 511 – 512 – 513 – 5th Floor – Block B2 – ULIS – VNU
024-3754 9561
Dr. Ngo Thi Minh Thu
Dr. Pham Duong Hong Ngoc
Dean Vice Dean

The Faculty of Russian Language and Culture is a training unit of the University of Languages & International Studies, VNU with the function of organizing, implementing and developing undergraduate training programs managed by the Faculties, in collaboration with the Faculty of Graduate Studies to develop training graduate programs., manage students at all levels and training systems in VNU, and at the same time carry out scientific research in the units.

  • Managing lecturers, employees and learners of the Faculty as assigned by ULIS President.
  • Planning and organizing the implementation of scientific, technological activities and international cooperation; cooperating with scientific and technological organizations, business and other organizations related to the training industry; calling on the participation of enterprises in the training process of the Faculty.
  • Developing plans for the development of teaching staff, training disciplines, and facilities for training activities and scientific research; enhancing conditions for quality assurance so as to meet the social demands and international integration.
  • Developing plans and organizing the implementation of political education, ideology, morals and lifestyles for lecturers, employees and learners; developing plans on training and fostering the professional qualifications for lecturers and other employees of the Faculty.
  • Planning and organizing the implementation of education and training activities in accordance with the key plan of the University, including: developing training programs and specialized majors; organizing the elaboration of detailed syllabus on relevant subjects in order to ensure the uniformity and avoid overlapping between subjects of training programs or between training levels; organizing the development of training programs, elaborating schemes, compiling documents and syllabi according to the University’s development orientations; implementing research on improving teaching and learning methods; developing and implementing methods of examining and evaluating students’ learning outcomes, ensuring the learners’ learning outcomes to meet the demand of the labor market. The development of training programs, curriculums, and teaching materials must comply with the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training, VNU and ULIS.
  • Organizing the assessment of managers, lecturers and researchers of the Faculty and taking part in assessing managers of the whole University according to the University’s regulations.
  • Participating in developing and forming postgraduate training programs.
  • Managing facilities and equipment of the Faculty.
  • Coordinate with units and functional departments in the University to perform training, research, and service provision tasks according to the University’s assigned decisions.
  • Cooperating with institutions and individuals outside the University in accordance with the current law in order to serve the functions and tasks of the Faculty.
  • Performing other tasks assigned by ULIS President.
  • The Faculty of Russian Language ​​and Culture was established in 1955. From the early days of its operation, the Faculty has become the largest training center for Russian experts in the country. It deserves to be the major hub of Russian language over the past decades. Since 1991, the Faculty has been assigned to organize Russian language and culture courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, and compile programs and textbooks for Russian teacher training at various levels. Over the course of 60 years of construction and development, the Faculty has achieved great achievements. The Faculty is proud to be “home” of many famous individuals and Russian researchers. Many alumni of the Faculty have been holding high positions in different departments and working in fields of socio-economic nationwide.
  • Outstanding achievements in teaching:
  • Excellent teaching and learning achievements.
  • Regularly innovating in teaching and research.
  • Training for the country tens of thousands of Bachelors, Masters and Doctors.
  • Providing the main human resources for foreign language teaching at all levels.
  • From 2016, fostering and leading the group of excellent national students to participate in the international Russian Speaking Contest in the Russian Federation.
  • Fostering excellent students to participate in Russian language competitions at different stages. The Faculty’s Olympic team has won many high awards over past years.
  • Representative of the Russian World Foundation – Far East Branch invited the Faculty of Russian Language and Culture to be the Organizing Committee in Vietnam of the International Russian Language Contest for foreigners. This is a competition to test the Russian language ability of learners of the Russian language as a foreign language within the framework of the annual international cultural-educational activity named “Тотальный диктант” taking place at many test sites around the world.
  • The Faculty is honored to be awarded:
  • Labor Medal Class III.
  • Labor Medal Class II.
  • Medal of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
  • Many certificates of merit from the Prime Minister, the Minister of Education and Training and President of VNU.
  • In 2014, Dr. Trinh Thi Phan Anh – former Vice Dean was crowned the winner of the International “Best Russian Teacher” competition organized by the Russian Federation.
  • In 2015, at the international competition “Russian meridians” organized by Russia for the first time to seek and honor outstanding units and individuals in the dissemination of Russian in the world, the Faculty was honored to be in the list of 10 winners.
  • In 2019, Dr. Dinh Thi Thu Huyen – former Dean of the Faculty of Russian Language and Culture (tenure 2010-2020) was awarded the Medal “For the Young Generation” by the Central Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union.
  • In 2020, the Faculty of Russian Language and Culture was awarded a  Certificate of Merit by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Vietnam for its dedication and contributions over the past decades in promoting and teaching Russian in Vietnam.
  • In 2020, the Faculty of Russian Language and Culture received a Certificate of Merit from the President of VNU for the collective with outstanding achievements in the patriotic emulation movement in the period 2015-2020.
  • In 2020, Dr. Dinh Thi Thu Huyen – former Dean of the Faculty of Russian Language and Culture received a Certificate of Merit from the President of VNU for individuals with outstanding achievements in the patriotic emulation movement in the period 2015-2020.