2020 Postgraduate Admission at Vietnam Japan University

Sustainable development is an urgent task for the world as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and for both Vietnam and Japan. Vietnam Japan University (VJU) is promoting sustainable development as a basic philosophy of the university by transmitting new values to the world. 

By 2035, VJU is aiming to become one of the leading Asian research universities in the field of advanced technology and interdisciplinary sciences serving sustainable development, it is necessary to train human resources with a broad perspective. Therefore, VJU makes liberal art as a philosophy of education. It is a big feature of VJU’s education to combine sustainability and liberal arts.

Now VJU has seven master’s programs, namely Public Policy, Nanotechnology, Area Studies, Infrastructure Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Business Administration, Climate Change and Development and is planning to open new master’s program on Global Leadership in 2019. VJU is also planning to open undergraduate programs which embodies liberal arts education philosophy.

These are interdisciplinary programs covering many fields of social science and natural science, all residing under the overall domain of sustainability science.

With the mission of training high-quality human resources for Viet Nam, Japan and Asia, Vietnam Japan University focuses on training, researching and technology transfer in 5 areas in which Japan is strong and Viet Nam has high demand (advanced technology and technology, interdisciplinary life sciences, sustainable sciences, multidisciplinary complexes, interdisciplinary social sciences and management sciences). List of Master programs for 2020 is hereunder:

  1. Area Studies (MAS)
  2. Business Administration (MBA)
  3. Climate change & Development (MCCD)
  4. Environmental Engineering (MEE)
  5. Global Leadership (MGL) Download MGL brochure 2020
  6. Infrastructure Engineering (MIE)
  7. Nanotechnology (MNT)
  8. Public Policy (MPP)

Details on each program can be seen in the link.

Admissions Timeline

Admission 2 and Admission 3 apply for both Vietnamese and international students;

– The schedule of Admission 2 and Admission 3 is as follow:

  Admission 2  Date
  Application period From December 15, 2019 to June 05, 2020
  Announcement of the list of candidates for interview  June 09, 2020
  Interview From 12 to 28, June 2020
  Announcement of admission results and enrolment Before July 15, 2020
  Admission 3  Date
  Application period  From December 15, 2019 to August 17, 2020
  Announcement of the list of candidates for interview August 21, 2020
  Interview From 29 August to 06 September 2020
  Announcement of admission results and enrolment Before September 15, 2020

Admission process is phase-devided and student-supporting

In 2020, VJU offers 3 phases of enrollment. In each enrollment, students will go through a process including Documents submission, Shortlisting and interview notification, Interview, Final result notification, and Supplementary courses for students. The official enrollment  is open from September 15, 2019 to September 2020. 

Flexible admission

Official admission includes Documents review and Interview. After application submission and shortlist, eligible students will be contacted for an interview. Candidates can choose one in two following methods: (1) Direct interview: Candidates come to the University for a direct interview with the Board Examiner. (2) Online interview: Candidates are allowed to interview via Internet connection if they have barriers in geographical conditions or working conditions.

2020 Admission Package:

  1. Update on 2020 admission announcement can be found here
  2. Application document list
  3. Recommendation Letter
  4. Form of application

Admission package can be found here.

Please see the information for Scholarships and Financial Aids .

For more information, please visit Official Website.