The University of Information Technology (UIT) is a member of Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) and is the only university of Vietnam that undertakes information and communication technology research and focused, in-depth training. The University has the youngest management, research and teaching staff of any VNU-HCM member, bringing great enthusiasm along with dynamic and creative advantages.
The university has two campuses: one located in
The University of Information Technology has over 4,000 students who are enrolled full-time in the five faculties which specialize in information and communication technology. Over 200 full-time staff work and over 4,000 part-time students from provinces nationwide study in the university. A large number of researchers, lecturers and managers at UIT have studied at and graduated from world-famous universities. The research and teaching staff are young, dynamic and creative, bringing students invaluable knowledge and skills relating to information and communication technologies and have contributed to the development of the University in particular and the development of information and communication technology for Vietnam in general.
International standards of assessment in technical education and worldwide recognition are targets of the University of Information Technology. UIT endeavors to be a university for training of undergraduate and graduate students and for research; for providing highly qualified experts in the field of information technology (IT) and communications. These experts should also be capable of further self-development and deployment of information technology and communications applications in high technological fields. They should also have creative skills and be able to work well in international environments. The University has implemented transfers of scientific research, IT, communication and related technologies, and has deployed applications of IT and communications in highly technical fields such as management, economy and finance in order to develop the national economy and keep pace with the development of other South East Asian countries.