About Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU)


Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) is a young and aspiring university in vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and was the first public university in the country to be awarded an international ranking of five stars by QS Stars.

Established in 1997, Ton Duc Thang University has steadily developed into one of the largest- and fastest-growing universities in Vietnam with over 25,000 students and 1.300 faculty members. Our international five-star learning environment encompasses five campuses in Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang City, Lam Dong Province and Ca Mau Province in the Mekong Delta region.

We currently have 17 faculties, 64 research groups, and 90 up-to-date undergraduate and graduate programs with a focus on high-quality research, training, and internationalization, as well as many interdisciplinary research opportunities.


In 2018, Ton Duc Thang went through many strict evaluations focused on an array of performance indicators, such as teaching quality, employability, internationalization, facilities, social responsibility, research, specialist criteria and inclusiveness, and was honored to be the first public university in Vietnam to be officially ranked 4 stars out of 5 under the QS Stars standard – one of the few university ranking systems that take a global approach. Among these measures, facilities and inclusiveness were awarded 5 stars.

See more Facilities of TDTU: https://tdtu.edu.vn/en/about/university-facility


On July 2nd, 2018 The High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCÉRES) recognized Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) as compliant with French and European standards for universities. This accreditation has been granted for a 5-year term, from July 2018 to July 2023.

On December 19th, 2018, UI Greenmetric World University Rankings (UI GreenMetric) announced its 2018 rankings with the result that Ton Duc Thang University is ranked 182 out of 719 universities across 81 countries in the world.

On 3 April 2019, THE (Times Higher Education) published the first-ever 2019 University Impact Rankings to recognize universities across the world for their social and economic impact, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) was ranked 101-200 in the overall 2019 rankings. The University was ranked very high in Sustainable Cities and Communities, Partnerships for the Goals and Climate Action indicators, reaching scores from 60 to 70 out of 100 worldwide.

In August 2019, ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities) announced the results of World university ranking: Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) is ranked No. 1 in Vietnam and 901 in the world.

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