Welcome to the Department of Space and Aeronautics

Space sciences and Space technology are the symbols of a high-developed technology based country. In the XXI century, they provide the best access to a powerful and sustainable economy. In Vietnam, the State is pushing up the development process of the Space industry, in order to contribute to the public economic benefits and also to assess the sovereignty of Vietnam in space, according to the position of a country with ninety millions inhabitants.

Vietnam Academy of Sciences and Technology (VAST) promotes, under the patronage of the Government of Vietnam, the development of space institutes in Vietnam: Vietnam Space Technology Institute (STI), Vietnam National Satellite Center, the acceleration of Space technology quarter project at Hoa Lac High-tech Park. In 2012, Department of Space and Aeronautics has been created by the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi.

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Gen 5 students are doing their experimental works at Space and Aeronautics Laboratory. Photo credit: Phạm Việt Dũng (Gen 5).

All courses are given in English and by highly qualified lecutures who are Professor and Doctors from the top universities and research institutions of France and Vietnam. The diploma is awarded following the Bologna Process (LMD: Bachelor-Master-PhD with the duration of 3-2-3 years respectively). This system is developed to allow a strong mobility of students through the scholarships and  the exchanging students programs inside Europe and around the world and it is now widely used in most of the universities in Europe.

Discover our educational programs:

  1. Bachelor in Space and Application
  2. Master SPACE: Earth Observation - Astrophysics - Satellite Technologies

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