University History

1995

  • On 27th, January, 1995, the Prime Minister signed the Decision No. 71/TTg authorizing the establishment of Van Lang University.
  • On 17th, September, 1995, 4,569 students officially became the centerpieces of Van Lang University's first opening ceremony at the National Academy of Public Administration.
  • On 16th, November, 1995, the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Van Lang University was established.
  • On 20th, November, 1995, the Ceremony of introducing The Provisional Executive Board of Youth Union was held at Ho Chi Minh Youth Cultural House.

DH vanlang quyet dinhDecision No.71/TTg of the Prime Minister

1996

  • In February, 1996, the Labor Confederation of Ho Chi Minh City recognized the Provisional Trade Union Executive Committee of Van Lang University with 5 people. This is the first step to officially establish Van Lang University Trade Union.
  • The 2nd Opening Ceremony was held at Phan Dinh Phung Stadium - Ho Chi Minh City with 13 majors. In the Opening Ceremony, for the first time, the school's traditional flag was handed over to the students.

DH van lang khai giang khoa 2The 2nd Opening Ceremony

1997

  • In April, 1997, Van Lang University Party Committee was established with 6 members.
  • From 18th to 28th August 1997, 37 students delegations of Van Lang had a journey to back to the roots of VietNam: visit Hung Temple; return to our thousand years of culture capital, visit Uncle Ho's Mausoleum; visit the scenic places and historical relics along the country.

1998

  • In June, 1998, the 1st term of Trade Union congress of Van Lang University (1998 - 2000) was organized, approved the Trade union program and elected the Executive Committee of the Trade Union with 7 members.
  • The 4th Opening Ceremony was held at 4 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City – campus for Economic majors.
  • On 7th, September, 1998, the Prime Minister signed Decision No. 813/TTg, granting 6 hectare of land in Ward 5, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City for Van Lang University to build school.

1999

  • In September, 1999, the 5th Opening Ceremony and the 1st Graduation Ceremony for 103 graduates were held at Hoa Binh Theater, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • On 18th November, 1999, Van Lang owned its first campus: 45 Nguyen Khac Nhu Street, Co Giang Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

DH van lang khai giang khoa 5 tot nghiep khoa 1Opening Ceremony of the 5th Course and the 1st Graduation Ceremony

2000

  • On 12th, February, 2000 Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union signed the decision to upgrade Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Van Lang University to district level.
  • On 10th, March Van Lang University solemnly celebrated Hung Kings Commemoration Day and and the 5th Anniversary at Ho Chi Minh City Theater.
  • In July, 2000, Van Lang prepared to build Campus 2 at 233A Phan Van Tri Street, Ward 11, Binh Thanh District.
  • In August, 2000, more than 4,000 students from 4 faculties moved to Campus 2.
  • The 6th Opening ceremony was held at the new campus - 233A Phan Van Tri, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Van Lang initiated and hosted the Students Marathon Award for universities, colleges and non-public universities. Later, we expanded it into Students Marathon Award for all students in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • In October, 2000, Van Lang’s Party Organization was reorganized into Party Committee with 37 students devided into 3 groups.

DH vanlang cong trinh cs2Campus 2’s construction site

2002

  • On 19th, January, 2002, Students’ Association of Van Lang University was officially established, introducing The Provisional Executive Committee of the Students’ Association.
  • On 11th April, 2002, Campus 2 began to be built.

2003

DH van lang festival sang tao tre In March, 2003, the first Youth Creation Festival was organized by Van Lang University and hosted by three schools: University of Architecture, Ton Duc Thang University and Hong Bang University. 
On 17th, April, 2003, Van Lang University inaugurated Campus 2 which was designed and constructed as the standards: 7 floors and 3 blocks of ground floor. It is the office of economics and fine arts major and also a place for most of Van Lang’s Events.
On 11th, October, 2003, the 9th Opening Ceremony was officially held at Hall C001, Campus 2.
The 5th Graduation Ceremony was the first time one to be solemnly held in Hall C001, Campus 2.

                          Van Lang Campus 2, inaugurated in 2003

2005

  • From 9th to 10th, April 2005, the Second Young Creative Festival was held at Campus 2, with the participation of three schools: University of Architecture, Hong Bang University and University of Fine Arts.

  • On 10th, March in At Dau, the 10th Anniversary of Van Lang University was held at Campus 2. On this occasion, Van Lang was honored to receive Certificate from the Minister of Education and Training.

  • On 22nd, April 2005, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem attended the 6th Graduation Ceremony of Construction Major.

  • Since 2005, the Opening Ceremony of Van Lang has been change into the special festival for New students at campus 2.

hd10nam006Lễ kỷ niệm 10 năm thành lập Trường

2006

  • Van Lang University was one of the first 20 universities in the world to be selected to participate in the university quality accreditation process. This is the first quality accreditation for Vietnam university system with the participation of experts from two professional accreditation organizations (1 from the US & 1 from Findland) attracting the attention of many universities, media and society.

  • In July, 2006, the 8th Graduation Ceremony was held at Campus 2. This is the first time Van Lang introduced its graduation gown. The Graduation gown was designed by the Faculty of Fine Arts with the bird symbol on Van Lang drum. Each bachelor was given a hat with year of graduation printed on it.

web lichsu h6Graduation Gown of Van Lang

2007

  • On 27th, 28th, March and 12th April, 2007, Van Lang Creative Student Festival was held at Campus 2, with the participation of 7 schools: Van Lang University, University of Architecture, Hong Duc University, Gia Dinh Fine Arts College, Dong Nai Fine Arts and Decoration College, London College for Design & Fashion (Hanoi).

  • In July, 2007, the 9th Graduation Ceremony was held at Campus 2. After many years, this is the first time that Graduation Ceremony has been held for all majors.

2008

  • On 1st, May, 2008, Van Lang University and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU, USA) signed a cooperation contract to develop Software Engineering under the CMU program.

  • On 20th, July, 2008, the 10th Graduation Ceremony was held at Campus 2. This is the first time that the "Flower Road" has been designed as a special gift on graduation day.

  • In December, 2008, Van Lang University hosted the 6th National Architect Student Festival "Southern Land" with the participation of 14 domestic and foreign universities.

  • In 2008, the Van Lang Family Fund was established.

  • Van Lang signed cooperation contract with London Chamber of Commerce and Industry – LCCI about international certificates in the field of accounting, finance and marketing.

DH van lang le ky ket CMUThe signing ceremony between VLU – CMU

2009

  • On 5th February, 2009, the National Council for Educational Quality Verification recommended the Minister of Education and Training to recognize Van Lang University for meeting the quality standards. This conclusion is based on the recognition of the strengths and weaknesses of Van Lang along with the recommendations for improvement.

  • Nine strengths of Van Lang University listed in this document are: mission, objectives, training program, teaching methodology, teaching staff, care for learners, activities in Science and Technology, international cooperation, facilities and computer networks.

  • In July, 2009, the 11th Graduation Ceremony was held at Hall C001 - Campus 2. For the first time, the Ceremony has been broadcasted directly through the school's network to each parent's reception room.

2010

  • On 11th January, 2010, the Ministry of Education and Training signed Decision No. 177/QD-BGDDT approving the Information Technology Training Program for People with Disabilities organized by Van Lang University and the Catholic Relief Sevices (CRS, USA).
  • On 10th March in Canh Dan, the 15th Anniversary of the establishment of Van Lang University was held at Campus 2. On this occasion, Van Lang was honored to receive the Certificate from the Prime Minister and Traditional Flag of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee for achievements in education.
  • Van Lang signed the contraction about two Degree programs in Hospitality Management and Travel Management with University of Perpignan (France).
  • Van Lang bought the building at 61A-61B, Alley 83 Phan Huy Ich Street, Ward 12, Go Vap District to build dormitory. On 2nd August, 2010, Van Lang held the ceremony of hanging the name board for Van Lang Student Dormitory. From now on, the dream of a good dormitory for students nutured over many years has become reality.

KyTucXaVan Lang Dormitory

2011

  • On 23rd & 24th, April, 2011, Van Lang University hosted the first city chess tournament, gathering 183 players from 21 universities and colleges in the area.
  • Van Lang is authorized by the Ministry of Education and Training to provide the Master's degree in Environmental Engineering.

2012

On 19th February, 2012, the first labor agreement was signed between the representative of school and employee.

2013

On 14th November, 2013, the Minister of Education and Training presented Van Lang University with the Certificate of "Excellent Unit of Academic Achievement in 2012-2013" and the title "Excellent Labor Group in 2012 - 2013 ".

2014

On 14th March, the Summit 20 years of development of non-public universities and colleges was held in Hanoi. This event attracted not only universities but also all the society. Among 90 non-public universities and colleges, the Ministry of Education and Training awarded Certificates to 6 universities and 2 colleges that have great effort in developing non-public universities network. Van Lang is one of the six universities received Certificates.

Van Lang University was recognized with outstanding achievements and contributions: investment in building facilities, modern teaching equipment; seting up effective international cooperation programs, developing more advanced training programs on the basis of licensing the training programs of some prestigious universities in the world; having specialized department for quality assurance and examinations; completion of self-assessment; being accredited by the Ministry of Education and Training; the training program associated with the labor market, ensuring high graduation rates for students.

2015

Van Lang completed the compensation, clearance and began to build new school in Ward 5, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City. On 14th October, 2015, Van Lang University changed its form to private according to Decision No. 1755/QD-TTg.

DH vanlang cs3 1New campus – Campus 3 Van Lang university

2016

Van Lang University is authorizied by the Ministry of Education and Training to provide master's degree in Business Administration.

Van Lang signed Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft Vietnam, Mitsubishi Electronic Vietnam and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

kythoathuan DSC0030MOU Signing Ceremony between Van Lang and ACCA

2017

  • Van Lang introduced The School Journal

  • In 2017, Van Lang University continued the 2nd quality accreditation. In December, 2017, the Center for Quality Control of Education - Association of Vietnamese Universities and Colleges Male made a survey for evaluation outside Van Lang University.

  • On 24th February 2017, Van Lang University organized Ground Breaking Ceremony of Campus 3 at Ward 5, Go Vap District. Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Minister of Education and Training - Prof. PhD. Mr. Phung Xuan Nha, together with leaders from related departments of the Government.

DH van lang le khoi cong xay dung cs3Campus 3 Ground Breaking Ceremony

2018

  • On 12th January, 1818, Van Lang University was one of the two universities in Ho Chi Minh City to receive the Certificate from the Ministry of Education and Training for outstanding achievements in the movement " Innovation, creativity in teaching and learning 2016-2017.
  • In April 2018, Van Lang University officially organized training courses at campus 3. Students in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Commerce, Business Administration were the 1st one to study at the campus 3.
  • On 31st May 2018, Van Lang University received the certificate of accreditation for National higher education institutions with the ratio of 80.33%.
  • On 31st May 2018, Van Lang launched a new brand identity system.

DH van lang le cong bo quyet dinhAnnouncement ceremony about Certificate of Educational Quality Accreditation & New Brand Identity of Van Lang 31st, May, 2018


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Campus 2: 233A Phan Van Tri Street , Ward 11, Binh Thanh District, HCM City

Campus 3: 80/68 Duong Quang Ham Street, Go Vap District, HCM City

Dormitory: 160/63AB Phan Huy Ich Street, Ward 12, Go Vap District, HCM City. 

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