Call For Applications For Master Program 2018-2019


University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH), also called Vietnam France University, is an advanced-model international public university which was established under the Bilateral Agreement between Vietnamese and French Governments signed on November 12, 2009, and the Decision No. 2067/QĐ-TTg dated November 09, 2009 of the Prime Minister.

USTH delivers degrees in compliance with the European Bologna system (LMD) (Bachelor/Master/PhD studying in 3/2/3 year-duration, respectively). The Master Program is a 2-year course with 4 semesters: Year 1 (M1) – Semester 1 and Semester 2; Year 2 (M2) – Semester 3 and Semester 4. Except for QCF (agreement between USTH and John von Neumann (JVN) Institute, VNU HCMC), the Master Degree is co-accredited by France and Vietnam and is broadly recognized in the world.

USTH teaching methods are based on high level of hand-on practices, and internships in research and development laboratories or in industrial enterprises in Vietnam and abroad. The pedagogic teams of USTH are 100% composed of international and Vietnamese Professors and Doctors with international teaching experience. The official language used in teaching at USTH is English.

USTH is offering the master training program in SPACE: Earth Observation - Astrophysics - Satellite Technologies

Information about the program: click here

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Vietnamese and international students graduated from relevant training fields (or having a good background in physics) in or before 2018, with good academic results and ability to use English for studying.

M2 admissionEquivalent "M1" will be reviewed by a committee composed of members of the department and the University.

Admission Procedures

Admission procedure of USTH consists of 2 steps: preliminary selection and interview.

wave Application deadline Interview
1 April 2018 June 2018
2 June 2018 August 2018
3 August 2018 September 2018

Preliminary selection: screening on dossiers (details at Application Dossier)

  • Interview: shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in English by a jury. Invitations to an interview shall be delivered by email and telephone. Interview results shall be informed to each candidate within 10 days by email and post.

After admissions, students will be arranged by USTH into relevant English courses based on their levels. At the end of the courses, those who are not qualified will be requested to extend their English courses at USTH until all requirements are satisfied.

Enrollment Criteria

  • Applicants must hold a university transcript of Average Good or above;

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor Degree of Average Good or above;*

  • Ability to communicate in English;

  • Certificate of foreign languages (English, French, v.v..) (if any).

Application Dossier

  • Application form for Master course in the academic year 2018-2019 (download here APPLICATION FORM) filled in and signed with recent 3 cm x 4 cm portrait attached;

  • Motivation Letter in English (outlining why candidates would like to enroll in USTH).

  • Certified English Translation of Bachelor Degree*

  • Certified English Translation of university transcript*. If the grading system is different to the 0-10 scale applied in Vietnam, a document explaining the applied grading system is required;
  • Copy of ID card or passport
  • Financial statement
  • Insurance
  • Letters of recommendation;

  • Certificate of foreign languages (English, French) (if any); merits and certificates of good study results or scholarships (if any)
  • CV (if any)


*Applicants who are at last year of Bachelor program must submit updated academic transcript and a confirmation letter on expected graduating time((copies and English translated versions)

Applicants who have completed their Bachelor program but not yet received their diploma must submit academic transcript ortemporary graduation certificate (copies and English translated versions).

Applicants are required to submit Application Form and Application Dossier to: University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, A21 Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi; and via email to the Academic departments under a PDF or ZIP file named “Master Admission -<NAME OF DEPARTMENT>-<WAVE>-<LAST NAME>-<FIRST NAME> (e.g. Master Admission-SPACE-Wave 1-NGUYEN VAN A).

Interview Fee and Tuition Fee

  • Interview fee: 300,000 VND/candidate, non-refundable in any cases (not applied for foreign resident students);

  • Students holding Vietnamese passports: 46,000,000 VND (equivalent to USD 2,000)/year

  • Students coming from other countries: 91,500,000 VND (equivalent to USD 4,000)/year;

    Tuition fee collected every semester (2 semesters/year).

    Tuition fee might be increased up to 10%/year base on decision of University Council

  • Students coming from French Consortium universities: free of charge;

  • Tuition fee for intensive English course: free of charge.

Scholarship and Fellowship

  • Types of scholarship and financial support
    • Scholarship for excellent students with 100%, 75%, 50%, and 25% of tuition fee
    • Capacity Building Scholarship (CS) with 50% and 25% of tuition fee;
    • International Diversity Scholarship (IS) with 50%, 25% and 12,5% of tuition fee;
    • Access Scholarship (AS) with 12,5% of tuition fee;
    • Pathway to Success Scholarship (PS) with 12,5% of tuition fee;
    • Financial support for students in difficult economic circumstances
  • Eligibility for scholarship
    • Students who meet all criteria regulated for each type of scholarship and financial support and are eligible for applying after registration.

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More information and further details including the study programs, tuition fees, dormitory and degrees can be found in English and Vietnamese at our website: , or contact: 

Address: A21 Building, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay District, Hanoi
Tel.:         +84-24 37 91 77 48
Email:    [email protected][email protected]