Cooperation in Scientific research

One of the strategic objectives of Van Lang University from 2016 to 2020 is to strengthen cooperation in scientific research with universities, research institutes and national & foreign enterprises.

3 International scientific research projects;
140 Articles published on national and international magazines (6 ISI/scopus, 17 international articles (ISSN) / international scientific journals (ISBN);
107 National magazine (with ISSN number);
 10 Posters in Vietnam (with ISBN number);
 100%  Lecturers attend national and international seminars or scientific conferences;
  21 National and international scientific research awards of students;
10 Projects submitted to Eureka.

Van Lang University signed cooperation agreements in scientific and technological activities with scientific research institutes and international universities such as: Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - Thailand , National Environmental Research Institute, Hitachi Zosen Company - Japan, Wagenningen University - Netherlands, Bauhaus University, Weimar - Germany, AUF - France ...

In September, 1974, Van Lang University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Northern Denmark and the University of Saimaa (Finland) during a trip to the Nordic countries organized by the Ministry of Education and Training. The agreement allows two schools to implement collaborative activities: teacher, researchers and graduate students exchange program; conduct research cooperation projects and training activities; establish relationship in the general education; cultural cooperation projects; international conferences and seminars; promote other cooperation activities within 5 years.

In March 2018, Van Lang University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Victoria University at the Australia-Vietnam Business Forum (Sydney, Australia). According to that, 55 PhDs will join a training program at Victoria University. Two schools will conduct some scientific research cooperation in the next three years.


With the scientific research ability, some faculties have signed cooperation contracts to apply scientific research results in reality with some international organizations and universities. For example: Faculty of Environment & Biotechnology, Faculty of Tourism, Faculty of Industrial Arts.

Through some international projects, international cooperation in scientific research of the Van Lang’s faculties has developed and focused mainly on the following activities: 
Coordinate to organize scientific conferences and academic exchange;
To publish scientific research journals of Van Lang’s lecturers with other lecturers and researchers from universities, research institutes and other international organizations;
 To conduct research projects / scientific research projects;
Many scientific researches of Van Lang University and other universities in the world have been published in recent years..
Van Lang’s lecturers have been invited to attend and present at many international seminars and conferences in various fields.

DH van lang hop tac nghien cuu khoa hocFaculty of Environment & Biotechnology is the leading training institute for international cooperation in scientific research. The ENTIRE Environmental Project (Sustainable Industrial Development in Vietnam Plains through reusing, recycling and diversifying water resources in industry) cooperated with Wagenigen University (Netherlands) is a great achievement of Faculty. From March 2016, after more than a year of researching, the project has come to the phases of practical implementation

DH van lang hop tac nghien cuu khoa hoc 01In order to bring the achievement of faculty’s lecturers and students to the public, Faculty of Industrial Art of Van Lang cooperated with Faculty of Design Industry of Handong University (Korea) and Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts to organize the exhibition "Teacher and students – Mark of time " in May 5, 2014. This is the starting point of a series of cooperation activities between the Faculty of Industrial Arts and the University of Korea (HONG) from 2014 till now.


With the support of the university, Van Lang students confidently participate and prove ability at international academic competitions, getting many prizes, especially in the field of architecture - fine art.


ArchiprixSEA 2012 (International competition about graduation projects for students of architecture schools in Southeast Asia)
01 Merit Award  (4th Prize)

  • Heritage of Water
  • Group students of Architecture: Nguyen Dinh Cuong, Hoang Duy, Nguyen Quang Tuyen, Tieu Dong Phuong


ArchiprixSEA 2014
01 First Prize

  • Project "School without borders Vietnam - Cambodia"

  • Student of Architecture: Nguyen Quang Tuyen 


ASIA Young Designer Award – AYDA2015 (The Asian Young Designer Award, launched in 2008 in Malaysia, is now available in 15 Asian countries, targeting at a new generation of young designers in the field of interior design and architecture.)

01 Second Prize

  • Project Working Space Green Nest
  • Students of Interior Design: Tran Son Duong, Nguyen Thi Bay

01 Talented Prize -  Color idea

  • Project “Space recycled from container: Color Do It Yoursefl”

  • Students of Interior Design: Thi Kim Ngoc, Nguyen Thi Mong Kieu, Pham Thi Ha

01 Talented Prize _ Innovate Design

  • Project : Your Co-Working Space”
  • Students of Interior Design: Nguyen Thi Hoai Nhi, Vu Dinh Nguyen

 01 Talented Prize - Innovate Design

  • Project "Your Co-Working Space”

  • Students of Interior Design: Nguyen Thi Hoai Nhi, Vu Dinh Nguyen

 01 Talented Prize - Sustainable development

  • Project “Molting: Shrimp raising in Binh Hung Island"

  • Students in Architecture: Nguyen Nhat Duy, Pham Vu Manh, Phan Minh Kieu Khanh, Dinh Binh Nguyen, Dinh Tat Dạt


International Design Award – IDA 2016  (The annual International Design Competition in Los Angeles (USA) aims at honoring and promoting innovative design in five areas: architecture, interior, products, graphics and fashion).

01 Bronze Prize – Logo Design

  • Logo “Ot Hot Chili Sauce”

  • Student of Graphic design: Vo Thi Phuong Thao

01 Incentive award –Logo  Design

  • Logo “Lagi Fisshsauce”

  • Student of Graphic design: Tran Vu Nhan Thai

ArchiprixSEA 2016

02 projects in the final round

  • “Muddy Hand – Vietnamese folk games Center” – Group students of Architecture: Nguyen Trong Nhan, Ly Lac Thy;

  • “FAIFO Tourism Exhibition Center - Tourism Exhibition Center in Hoi An” - Group students of Architecture: Do Tam Phuc and Ton Nu Kieu My

Asian Contest for Architectural Rookie's Award - ACARA (An Annual international contest for 3rd or 4th year student in Architecture in Asia ).).

01 in Top 5 of final round

  • Project "Change the function of a Pavillion at the end of the exhibition”

  • Student of Architecture: Tran Anh Tuan


ARCHICAD-BIM 2017 (The annual Architecture Design Contest organized from 2014 by University of Architecture Ho Chi Minh City in cooperation with Graphisoft Corporation (Nemetschek Group).

01 Second prize

  • Project “The Little Saigon”
  • Students of Architecture: Nguyen Thi Hai Yen, Nguyen Van Thinh, Pham Phu Thinh

04 teams in the final round (in total of 10 groups).

ASIA Young Designer Award – AYDA 2017

01 Third Prize – Architecture design

  • "An Giang floating village"

  • Students of Architecture: Nguyen Thi Cam Huong, Uong Dai Vu

“Mekong Delta Floating Design House" 2017 (The contest was organized by the Vietnam Association of Architects and the Institute of Architecture at the Technical University of Cottbus - Senftenberg (Germany)).

“Top 8” The best projects

  • "An Giang floating village"

  • Students of Architecture: Nguyen Thi Cam Huong, Uong Dai Vu


Adobe Certified Associate World Championship – ACAWC 2018 (Adobe Certified Associate World Championship – ACAWC 2018 organized by Certiport USA to find top design professionals using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Indesign).

01 National Second Prize

  • Students of Graphic design: Phuong Uyen

5 students have Adobe Photoshop certification; 4students have the Adobe Illustrator certificate.

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In June 2017, 4 teams of Van Lang Architecture students entered the final round of ARCHICAD-BIM 2017 and one group got the second prize. With this prize, three students Nguyen Thi Hai Yen, Nguyen Van Thinh and Pham Phu Thinh (photo above) received a trip to Singapore and an internship at Atlas Industries Vietnam Company – A British Company in VietNam. This is a great opportunity for them to participate in such a professional architectural design competition, and work for famous architecture & construction companies.

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On June 12, 2018 the National Awarding Ceremony of the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship took place at the 3rd Campus of Van Lang University. According to the results from Certiport Headquarters (USA), Cao Phuong Uyen – 2nd year student from Faculty of Industrial Arts - won the second prize of national competition in Vietnam.

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