The University of Science is committed to enhancing its role in the education system by prioritising technology transfer and service activities, expanding international and local cooperation, and developing its human resources. The university seeks to harness scientific research to generate practical solutions that meet the needs of the market and is exploring partnerships with other institutions to expand its reach. The University of Science is poised to make significant contributions to the advancement of science and technology in the region and beyond.

The University of Science is a premier academic institution based in Viet Nam, renowned for its excellence in basic scientific research and its commitment to driving forward the fields of science and technology. The university’s comprehensive system of training programmes for all majors is designed with a clear set of objectives that align with the institution’s mission and overarching goals as well as those of VNUHCM. These programmes are carefully crafted to provide students with a rigorous and challenging academic experience that emphasises both theoretical and practical learning. With its exceptional faculty, cutting-edge research facilities, and proven track record of academic excellence, the University of Science is a true leader in the field of higher education and a source of pride for the entire nation.


No. Key performance Index (2021-2025)
1 Amount of Professors / Assoc. Professors Increase 10% each year
2 Ratio of full-time students to teaching and research staff 18 : 1
3 Ratio of doctorate degrees in teaching staff and lecturers 75%
4 Average income of employees Increase 10% each year
5 Capacity of Undergraduate Students ≤ 12.000
6 Ratio of Postgraduate students to Graduate students 20%
7 Ratio of other training course to the main programme 10%
8 Number of new education programme Undergraduate: 4
Postgraduate: 4
9 Number of programmes with dual majors 2
10 Number of disciplines implementing integrated teaching, based on digital resources 2
11 Number of programmes evaluated/accredited 12
12 Graduation rate 80%
13 Percentage of Graduate students getting job after 1 year 90%
14 Quality accreditation at the institution level 1
15 Number of Programmes participating in international rankings 3
16 Number of Scopus / Web of Science publications 5.900
17 Average ratio of international scientific papers to doctoral staff 1,5
18 Strong research group funded by VNUHCM 5
19 Potential research group 10
20 Laboratory/ Laboratory area/ Workspace, cooperate or joint research with businesses and external partners 2
21 Number of spin-off businesses formed from the university’s intellectual property 1
22 Number of international cooperation programmes and projects 5
23 Set of brand identity of the HCMUS 1
24 Number of science and technology cooperation programmes with localities 3
25 Total revenue from non-business activities and business activities Increase 10% each year
26 Rate of tuition fee/total revenue ≤ 60%
27 Revenue from science and technology activities Increase 10% each year
28 Ratio of spending on scientific research to Total revenue 8%
29 Ratio of expenditure from the University’s revenue to Total regular operating expenses (From 2022) 100%
30 Spending funds to re-investment Increase 10% each year
31 Ratio of Construction floor area to the total floor area approved according to the planning 1/500 34.01%
32 Number of laboratories invested, upgraded equipment for research and education 5
33 Number of infrastructure investment projects from funding sources 1
34 The number of external investors participating in investing in upgrading and equipping lecture halls, classrooms, laboratories, etc., with capital from socialization or public-private partnership, leasing, joint venture, association, etc. 2