Message from the President
TNU is an educational community of vibrant and learned scholars, professionals, friends, and students. TNU was established in 1994, by virtue of merging different universities located in the province of Thai Nguyen, which were founded earlier as autonomous institutions of learning. Since then, TNU has become one of the leading regional Universities in Vietnam.
It is pleasure to take this opportunity to present an overview about Thai Nguyen University including its milestone in response to our commitment in the implementation of higher education and trainings.
TNU is a multi-disciplinary and multi-level university model, which is mandated to provide quality higher education trainings, advanced research and technology transfer contributing significantly and effectively to the development of socio-economic and culture towards the socio-economic and cultural development of the Midlands and Northern Mountainous Region. TNU is composed of 27 administrative units, training units, research units, and units for serving training and research, namely 07 universities, 01 college, 02 faculties, 01 Publishing House, 01 Practical Hospital, 01 Learning Resource Center, 01 Center for National Defense - Security Education, 06 research institutions and 07 centers of expertise. Recently, TNU has launched a new campus in Lao Cai Province known as Thai Nguyen University’s Branch in Lao Cai.
TNU has resolved its vision to be a topmost national university with a position of great magnitude in providing education and training in the northern region. Guided by its vision, TNU has increased its curricular offerings, as follows: thirty one (31) major for doctoral level, fifty (50) majors for master’s level, nineteen (19) majors for therapists and regional doctors, 190 programs for bachelor level, and 21 programs for college level, with English, Vietnamese, and Chinese as languages of instruction in different curricular programs. Its various curricular offerings are in the areas of teacher education, agriculture and forestry, medicine and pharmacy, economics and business administration, natural and social sciences, information and communications technology, industrial technology, foreign languages, and vocational trainings.
Inspired by our University’s motto “Together We Create Success,” it is the aspiration of TNU to prepare the students to succeed in their chosen field of studies that will eventually bring them to become better professionals and assets of the country who will turn out to become promising leaders of the country. In line with this, TNU has developed international partnerships with highly acclaimed universities and research centers worldwide. Through international collaboration, TNU has successfully established cooperation in various educational and training fields, scientific research, including investment opportunities intended for educational trainings and acquisition of latest educational and research facilities, thus attracting a number of foreign students to study, as well as visiting foreign lecturers to work, part-time or full-time, at Thai Nguyen University. In this setting, TNU is on its way towards creating a global academic community in education, training and research.
It is my privilege to announce to all TNU’s stakeholders and prospective students that Thai Nguyen University is highly committed to provide you the best education and training as you soar high in your journey to achieve your life’s goal, with anticipation that “TNU shall truly serve as the citadel of knowledge as you aim high and hit the highest target of your ambition.”
I look forward to meeting you in Thai Nguyen University.
Prof. DANG KIM VUI, Ph.D.
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