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Why Study in Bach Khoa University

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Vietnam is considered a rising nation which is on its way to becoming one of the key cultural, trading, educational hub of the South East Asia. Ho Chi Minh City, possessing all of the advantages of a major city together with politic stability, promises to offer students with enviable lifestyles in a global environment that is ideal for pursuing higher education.

Bach Khoa University – Vietnam National University (formerly Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology), located in HCMC downtown, has strong experience in teaching and researching, which makes BKU an ideal landing place for students striving for excellence in engineering and technology.



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Bach Khoa University, one of the oldest and the most prestigious universities in Vietnam, has been dreams of a lot of students. BKU has its reputation for excellence in teaching, innovating and researching for 60 years. Graduates are ensured to become some of the most sough-after professionals in the world.

In 2016, Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City is ranked 147th in QS University Rankings in Asia.


BKU offers a wide range of study areas, namely Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical – Electronics, Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Civil Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Environmental Management-Engineering-Technology, etc.



In the past 60 years, BKU has put enormous emphasis on improving the teaching quality, which has been recognized and accredited with ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology certification, USA), AUN-QA (Quality Assurance in ASEAN University Network Certification), FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation), ISO 9001:2008, etc. We aspire to influence and change the way science and technology is taught and researched in Vietnam.
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English is the medium of teaching, studying and communicating in all courses and student community. The number of students in a class is limited to assure the teaching and learning quality.

Besides air conditioners, wireless network access, projectors, etc. as class-scale facilities, BKU has been variously equipped with libraries which provides thousands of books and online resources from well-known publishers and authors for student references; study areas for students with wireless network access; computer labs with more than 100 modern computers fulfilling the study demands of students; over 90 modern laboratories, including 02 national Centre Laboratories.

Students also enjoy BKU sport facilities, including regional-standard football field, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court, etc.

Beyond the facilities, students are advised to join student activities. Some of the most fantastic events and programs are OISP Company Trips, OISP Camping, OISP Night, Community Project, Presentation Contest and activities from student clubs.

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BKU has been developed close associations with eminent universities in USA, Australia, Japan and Switzerland, namely The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; University of Illinois at Springfield; Griffith University; The University of Adelaide; University of Queensland; The University of Technology, Sydney; Macquarie University; Nagaoka University of Technology; Kanazawa University; University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

Students will have opportunities to exchange to partner universities for cultural studying or transferring to finish the last 02 years. Students also have chance to get the scholarships from our partner universities, international organization and even from our business community.

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symbol 9342a BKU International Prospectus 2017 (download)



Bach Khoa University – Vietnam National University

(formerly Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology)

Office for International Study Programs

Address: 268 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City

Building A4, Floor 3, Room 306.

Phone: +84 8 3865 4183

Mobile: +84 938 899 880