University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH, Vietnam France University) is an advanced-model international public university established based on the Intergovernmental Agreement between Vietnam and France since 2009.
USTH follows the European Bologna Process with LMD system: Bachelor (3 years, 180 ECTS), Master (2 years, 120 ECTS), PhD (3 years). The doctoral program at USTH was built with the philosophy that the scientist is the essential part of the society. The PhD student will be able to do the research and create new values serving for the development of the society and the scientific community.
The doctoral program was developed by Vietnamese and French scientists based on the demand of society and prioritized research fields at USTH, which allows PhD students to study in an international environment and to prepare for their future careers. Upon graduation, the PhD students are awarded the doctoral degree which is recognized by international institutions.
The USTH Doctoral School (USTH-DS) is responsible for developing, managing, monitoring and ensuring the quality of the doctoral training programs at the University of Science and Technology of Hanoi. The Director of the USTH-DS coordinates the School and is its highest representative, implementing the necessary policies for the coordination and promotion of doctoral studies at the USTH. A USTH-DS Council consisting of senior scientists will help/advise the Director in decisions concerning academic and educational issues.
The USTH Doctoral School offers doctoral traning program in the following fields
- Pharmacological, Medical and Agronomical Biotechnology
- Advanced Material Science and Nanotechnology
- Water – Environment – Oceanography
- Information Technology and Communication
- Space and Applications
The PhD training program is conducted in the form of regular education which is 3 years for students holding a Master degree and 4 years for students holding a Bachelor degree.
The USTH Doctoral Shool offers various scholarships to PhD students who are enrolled at the university. Scholarships include: Scholarship for Excecllent Students for PhD students with outstanding academic achievements: DS-A1, Pathway to Success Scholarship for PhD students who graduated from USTH’s Bachelor/Master programs and further their study in USTH’s Doctoral programs, Capacity Building Scholarship for PhD students who are employees of USTH, VAST’s institutes and centers, and USTH’s partner institutions, etc.
USTH’s Scholarship and Financial Aid Council decides the list of scholarship recipients pursuant to Regulations on awarding scholarship and financial aids for USTH students.
To find out more information about the USTH Doctoral school, please visit https://phd.usth.edu.vn