The VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), a member university of Vietnam National University (VNU), Hanoi, is one of the nation’s most prestigious institutions that demonstrates a strong commitment to high-quality education, rigorous academic standards, and application of knowledge in every programme.
Founded in 1945 as Hanoi University of Arts by a decree signed by President Ho Chi Minh, USSH has since had more than 70 years of history. Currently, the university comprises 17 faculties and department, a university affiliated institute, a museum, a company and 15 research centers. It is one of the leading universities in Vietnam with nearly 10,000 domestic and international students, more than 500 teaching and servicing staﬀ working on intellectual creation.
USSH oﬀers a modern pedagogical model, integrating classroom learning and hands-on experience that prepares students to master and to make, to reﬂect and to apply, to analyze and to act. Students are prepared to enter graduate school or the workplace by undertaking a curriculum that marries the best of knowledge and deep learning with vocationally enhancing application of acquired skills and knowledge. Our faculty accomplishes innovative interdisciplinary research in the fields of social sciences and humanities, in both basic and applied sciences such as History, Literature, Philosophy, International Studies, Tourism Studies, Journalism and Communication, etc.
We invite you to discover for yourselves what makes USSH an exceptional university where we are “Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future”. See more