Call For Applications For Master Program 2019-2020


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 2019, 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 02/5/2019 - 29/5/2019 June 2019
2 15/6/2019 - 15/8/2019 September 2019
  • 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


Documents required

Vietnamese Students

International Students

Exchange student


Application form for Master program in the academic year 2019-2020 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


English translation of Bachelor Degree *



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




Student certificate of current university




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





Letters of recommendation (if any)




Curriculum Vitae (CV)**





*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 who want to apply as an exchange student need to provide at least the transcripts of two recent semesters up to the present.

** Curriculum Vitae is considered as a compulsory document only for QCF program.

Applicants are required to submit their application dossiers with the title as follow “Master admission- <name of major> wave… - <FULL NAME> (e.g. Master Admission –Water Environment Oceanography-Wave 1- NGUYEN VAN A) and submit in both ways

  -  Sending the scanned dossiers under a PDF or ZIP file titled via email.

  -  Submitting the hardcopy dossiers in person or by post.

Scholarship and Fellowship

Annually, USTH provides scholarships according to state policies and USTH regulations. Call for scholarship application will be announced after student’s enrollment.


Scholarship category

Scholarship value/academic year

Eligible students


Lever A1

40,000,000 VND 

Considering the results at university, GPA ≥ 16.0 / 20 or equivalent and other achievements and awards (if any);

Scholarships are considered from high to low until the end of the quota.


Lever A2

30,000,000 VND


Lever A3

20,000,000 VND



Capacity Building Scholarship


10,000,000 VND 

- Staff of USTH, VAST’s institutes and centers, and USTH’s MOU partner institutions who enroll at Master or PhD programs of USTH (*);

- Having a GPA ≥12/20 (GPA is calculated according to a scale of 20) of bachelor/master degree;

 (*): Students are required to have a working contract and a letter of acceptance from their host institutions.


Pathway to Success Scholarship

10,000,000 VND

Students of USTH Bachelor program continue studying Master program at USTH.


Internship scholarship in France

Maximum 40,000,000 VND

Students have excellent academic achievements in the first year. Scholarships are considered from high to low until the end of the quota.


Interview Fee and Tuition Fee

  • Admission fee: 500,000 VND/candidate, non-refundable in any cases (not applied for foreign resident students);
  • Tuition fee:

Tuition fee for academic year 2019-2020


Vietnamese student

International student


except for two  programs below


46,800,000 VND

(equivalent to 2,000USD)


93,600,000 VND

(equivalent to 4,000USD)

Quantitative and Computational Finance

58,500,000 VND

(equivalent to 2,500USD)

93,600,000 VND

(equivalent to 4,000USD)

International Air Transport Operations Management

175,500,000 VND

(equivalent to 7,500USD)

175,500,000 VND

(equivalent to 7,500USD)

Tuition fee will be collected by semester for Vietnamese students and by academic year for Internation students.


  Admission fee and tuition fee are waived for exchange students registered in member universities of the USTH consortium.

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]