Admission Call for Master programs of the Academic year 2021-2022

University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH)  is an advanced-model international public university established by Decision No. 2067/QĐ-TTg dated December 9th, 2009 of the Prime Minister under the Intergovernmental Agreement between Vietnam and France on November 12th, 2009.

USTH follows the European Bologna Process: Bachelor (3 years, 180 ECTS), Master (2 years, 120 ECTS), PhD (3 years). USTH’s teaching methods are based on a high level of practice in research and development laboratories, and close linkage with industries through internships in Vietnam and other countries. The percentage of master students doing internships abroad is up to 60%. All lecturers at USTH graduate from prestigious universities, of which 75% are foreign lecturers with international teaching experience. The official teaching language at USTH is English. Annually, USTH provides various attractive scholarship policies for students.

Upon graduation, students will be granted two Master's degrees which are widely recognized in the world (one by USTH and one by a French Institution).
USTH is in partnership with The École nationale de l'aviation civile (ENAC) to open the first Master of Science in International Air Transport Operation Management (IATOM) in Vietnam and in South East Asia.The students will study for 01 semester at USTH, 02 semesters at ENAC campus in France and will receive the diploma granted by ENAC. 

1. Enrollment target: 101 full-time Master's students for the academic year 2021-2022.
2. Training programs





Energy: Green Electricity; Bioenergy

Green Electricity



Advanced Materials Science and Nanotechnology




SPACE: Earth Observation - Astrophysics - Satellite Technologies

Science from Space

Satellite Technologies


Water- Environment- Oceanography

Water supply & Wastewater treatment

Natural Water & Environmental quality

Hydrology & Oceanography


Medical Biotechnology – Plant Biotechnology -  Pharmacology


Drug Development

Plant Biotechnology


Information and Communication Technology

Data Mining for Internet of Thing

Infrastructure for Internet of Thing

International Air Transport Operation Management (IATOM)  

Note: For the IATOM program, the candidates will apply directly to ENAC. Please visit HERE for more information on the application requirements and procedures. 

 3. Eligibility

Vietnamese citizens and foreigners who meet the following criteria:

  • Holding a bachelor degree in relevant fields;
  • Being capable of studying in English.

Notes for candidates who enroll in the second year of the Master programs:

- Candidates who have completed M1 at local or international foreign universities with the Bologna process (had a Maitrise diploma in France or have completed 240 ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System), after the application review process, may be enrolled in the second year of the Master programs in accordance with the field.

- Candidates with engineering degrees from institutions accredited by CTI/PFIEV, from other training institutions recognized by authorities.

- Candidates who have a Bachelor degree of 4 years with Good or Very Good classification recognized by the French government are equivalent to the first 60 ECTS after obtaining the Bachelor degree, after the application review process, if they meet the requirements and are approved by the admission committee with the decision of Rector, they may be enrolled in M2 in accordance with the field.


4. Admission procedures: preliminary selection and interview in English
5. Admission schedules


Application deadline



March 15th, 2021 – April 29th, 2021

May 2021


August 10th, 2021 – September 10th, 2021

October 2021

(Detailed interview schedules will be announced via email)

6. Application dossier (compulsory documents are marked with “✓”)

Required documents

Vietnamese applicants

International applicants

Exchange students


Application form for Master programs in the academic year 2021-2022 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




Curriculum Vitae - CV(if any)





download application dossier


* Applicants who are in the last year of Bachelor's programs must submit updated academic transcripts and a confirmation letter on expected graduating time (copies and English translated versions).

* Applicants who have completed their Bachelor's program but have not yet received their diplomas must submit academic transcripts or temporary graduation certificates (copies and English translated versions).

Applicants who want to apply as exchange students must provide at least the transcripts of two recent semesters up to the present.

7. Scholarships and fellowships

For the academic year 2021-2022, USTH offers a variety of scholarships to students with excellent academic achievements. Please click HERE for further details. 

8. Fees
  • Admission fee: 500,000 VND/candidate, which is submitted with the application and non-refundable in all cases.
Candidates can pay via banking account as follows:
- Beneficiary account name: Truong Dai hoc Khoa hoc va Cong nghe Ha Noi
- Account number: 002 100 024 9148
- Bank: Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam
- Swift code: BFTVVNVX002
- Transfer context: Candidate name_date of birth nop le phi tuyen sinh thac si dot 1 (2) nam 2021
  • Tuition fees:

Vietnamese students

International students

46,600,000 VND

(equivalent to 2,000 USD)

93,200,000 VND

(equivalent to 4,000 USD)


Tuition fees are collected by semesters for Vietnamese students and by academic years for international students.

Admission fees and tuition fees are waived for exchange students from member universities of the USTH Consortium.

9. Application dossier submission

Applicants are required to submit their application dossiers in both ways:

-  Sending the scanned dossiers in PDF format or in ZIP files to The title of the submission email should be as follows: “Master admission <name of major> - wave… - <FULL NAME> (e.g. Master Admission – Green Electricity -Wave 1- NGUYEN VAN A).

For more information on the study programs, tuition fees, dormitory, and degrees, please consult our website ( or contact the Department of Academic Affairs via the phone numbers and email address provided above.