FTU News: In the morning of September 15th 2015, Foreign Trade University held a solemn opening ceremony of the new academic year 2015-2016.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University was delivering an opening speech at the ceremony.

The ceremony was honored to welcome Mr. Bunthat Latthipannha - The Counsellor for Education of the Laos Embassy in Vietnam; Mr. Pham Ngoc Hai - Member of the Standing Committee - National Education Union of VietNam; Outstanding Teacher Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hai - Vice Chairman of the former Teacher Association of FTU; Mr. Nguyen Dinh Luong - Former U.S. Chief Negotiator of U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement - Representatives of Communications Chief of FTU Alumni Association; with the participation of the mass media agencies that also attended and reported about the ceremony.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University drumed to officially open 2015-2016 school year


On the donor side, which was attended by Mr. Nakamura Shigetoshi - Head of Administration and Finance - Sumitomo Corporation Vietnam; Mr. Yukiko Konishi - President cum CEO of AEON Mall Co., Ltd in Vietnam; Mr. Lee Jong Kook - CEO of Lotte Group; Mr. Park Tae Jong - Marketing Support and Retail Business Development Director, Director of all departments in Head Office and General Manager of Shinhan Bank’s branches in Vietnam; Ms. Nguyen Mai Chi - Head of Senior Business Development of ACCA Vietnam; Ms. Nguyen Thi Oanh - Deputy Director of the English RES Centre; Mr. Fumitake Omuro - Head of External Relations of Mitsubishi Co., Ltd; Ms. Nguyen Thuc Linh - Deputy Director of Vietcombank - Hoan Kiem branch; Mr. Nguyen Thanh Tung - Director of ACB branch in Hanoi; Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Hang - member of Board of Directors of VietinBankSc; Mr. Le Ngoc An - Director of Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam - Northern region; Mr. Mizuno Takashi - Chief Advisor of Vietnam- Japan Human Resource Cooporation Centre (VJCC); Mr. Shuhei Miura - General Director of Mitani Sangyo company; Ms. Nao Chikaoka - Leader in charge of Asia and Vietnam regions of Minami Fuji Co.,Ltd; Mr. Bui Chi Tue - Director of Mobifone Hanoi; Ms. Vo Thi Thuy Duong - Human Resource Development Department - Saigon Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB); Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan - Head Editor of Investment Newspaper; Mr. Bui Ngoc Loi - Deputy Department of Personel and Organization Department of the General Department of VietNam Customs; Mr. Le Van Tuat - Chairman of the Board of Hoang Son Electric Wire & Cable Co., Ltd; Ms. Nguyen Thi Thai Thanh - Deputy General Director of the Audit company Ernst & Young Vietnam Limited.

As for the FTU, there were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan, Party Committee Secretary, President of FTU; Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Chau - Former Party Committee Secretary, Former President of FTU; Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thi Quy - Former Vice President of FTU; and teachers in the Board of Management, faculty members and students of FTU.

55 years maturity of the Foreign Trade University is a process of teaching efforts, learning, scientific research and international cooperation of FTU teachers and students generations with proud achievements. In the entrance examination in 2015, just like every year, FTU is one of the leading school in the number of valedictorian and the number of exam candidates that achieved the highest score in the country. This year's FTU has 5 valedictorians of admission subject combinations of: A; D; A1 with score from 28 or more.

The ceremony took place in the pride and emotion atmosphere. Next academic year, each FTU teachers will strive to contribute to the education; each FTU student will constantly learning to become high-quality human resources for social benefit. To get the achievements in the past school year, FTU and the students have always received valuable support from institutions, domestic and foreign enterprises, individuals and generations of alumni.

Here are some pictures of the Opening Ceremony:

Following the success of Japanese Prom 2013 entitled "40 years - miraculous way," in order to celebrate 40 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries Vietnam - Japan.

This year, the Japanese Prom 2015 under the name "FTU - 55 years of achievements", which is co-organized by Japanese Faculty of FTU and the Japanese club - JPC FTU took place at FTU, on 1st November, 2015.

Japanese Prom 2015 was honor to welcome the invited guests from the Embassy of Japan in Vietnam, the Japan Foundation Center for cultural exchange in Vietnam, Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ bank, Mitani Sangyo Co.,Ltd, ITM Joint Stock Company, the Japanese Faculty's representatives of the University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS), Hanoi University, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Thang Long University.

About the Foreign Trade University, there were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University; Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Vice President of Foreign Trade University; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Chairman of the trade union and many teachers are head and deputy of faculties of FTU.

Japanese Prom 2015 was held on the occasion of 55th anniversary of establishment of the Foreign Trade University. It had introduced the formation and development of Japanese Faculty of FTU, while offering enthusiastic repertoire, bold colorful of traditional but was still youthful and dynamic by the Japanese students of FTU and Japanese students of other universities.

This was a meaningful gift that collective of teachers, staffs and students of the Japanese Faculty generations have given to the university instead of the most sincere congratulations on the occasion of the Foreign Trade University was 55 years old.

Here are some pictures of the ceremony:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University was delivering a speech in the ceremony

In order to promote and enhance the democracy in university and listen to opinions from students about the policies, regulations relating to the benefits of students and teaching education as well as the activities related to the Youth Union, Students' Union ...,.

In the afternoon of January 21st 2016, Foreign Trade University hosted a direct dialogue with the students. This was a meeting that was held annually by FTU and it has attracted the attention of large number of participants of FTU students.

Attending and dialogue with students were the University Management Board and the teachers who are the leader of other Departments of FTU. Assoc. Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan - the President of Foreign Trade University chaired the dialogue and answer directly many questions from the students.
The question is mainly focused on issues related to the review, practice, final examination, open library, tuition increase, wifi system, projector system serving for teaching and learning ... And particularly there were some questions for the activities related to the Union, the Association, the volunteer activities of students.

Assoc. Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan - the President of Foreign Trade University and other teachers explained very thoroughly most the students' questions. After each satisfactory answer was the agreement applauses of the students.

The dialogue took place in the intimate, openness atmosphere and it has responsibility to make FTU growing better - as expected of the FTU's President.

On January 21th, 2016, Foreign Trade University held a meeting and gave meaningful gifts to students in Lunar New Year 2016.

There were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan, Party Committee Secretary, President of Foreign Trade University, teachers who were the leaders of the Unit, Youth Secretary, Student Chairman and students with difficult circumstances.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan, President of FTU expressed: "New Year's Day has come very close to all of us. The Lunar New Year festival was a good occasion for family reunions, specially meant for members who are studying and working outside of the home. However, there were many circumstance cases that lacked favorable conditions, have a lot of difficulties in life. They needed support to have a simple but warm New Year with their relatives.

The support gifts to students in difficult circumstances with the school's annual desire to share part of the physical difficulties and emotional support for the children of students took the situation to adapt successfully learning and training service in 2015.

FTU has desire to share part of the substance difficulties and encourage motivation and emotional support for the children of students took the situation to fulfill the task of learning and training in 2015.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan, President of FTU reminded: "I would like to share the difficulties that students and their families were facing, and I appreciated the student's effort to overcome difficulties in life to study and train in order to reach the highest achievement . The university and all the teachers are always accompanied the children. Students should remember that difficulties are just the challange for us to show bravery and talent of yourself "

The leader of FTU Training Department said: "Students were considered to give support were the formal students of all three training institutions of FTU who have the circumstances: parents had died, martyrs' children, poor families... with academic achievement from the 7.0 / 10 and above. Based on that criterion, there are 232 students registered and were supported. In which, at Hanoi campus is 131 students, at Ho Chi Minh city campus is 80 students and at Quang Ninh campus is 21 students.

Most of the students at Hanoi campus who received support got the 2014 - 2015 school year result of 8.0 score or even higher. Particularly, Ms. Do Thi Ngoc Ha - the second year FTU student, course 53, major Foreign Economic Relations achieved outstanding performance of 9.08 score.

Many students who received the support were deeply moved by the care of the university. They expressed: "The gift was a huge motivation for us, especially when the Lunar New Year was coming. We will keep trying and working hard to complete the program of FTU so that we could fulfill the dream of getting a job after graduated."

On February 15th, 2016, Foreign Trade University organized the "Spring Meeting 2016" in an atmosphere of joy and excitement.

There were the presence of: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan, Party Committee Secretary, President of Foreign Trade University, teachers in the Management Board, the Union executive committee and the entire lecturers, employees.

On behalf of the Party Committee, the Management Board of FTU, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan gave a sincere thanks to all teachers and staffs for their contributions throughout the years. At the same time, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan also delivered a deep thank to their families who supported them so that they could dedicate full potential to the cause of education.

The old year was over, the new year has come, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan hope the entire faculty and staff will continue to work together to preserve the traditional values, characteristics of culture of FTU, pushing back the barriers, delays, individual attempts to go against the benefits of the university, together recognize the difficulties of the past and present to the general development towards the future.

The program had many great music performances and activities such as picked red envelop on the peach blossom tree and many unique repertoires.

Here are some pictures of the meeting:

Best Thesis Award 2016

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FTU News: In the morning of April 26th, 2016, Foreign Trade University has launched the competition "Best Thesis Award 2016" for students who have majored in Economics, Business, Commerce, Finance - Banking, Management, Law (economic, business, commercial, ...) in the North.

Inheriting and promoting the success of the competition which was deployed internally within the university for 3 years, this year Foreign Trade University has expanded the competition range outside the university in order to encourage students to write the thesis seriously, honestly, innovation, quality and advanced applications, contribute to coherence between training and practice, meet the requirements of society better and better.

The outstanding thesis will have to go through several rounds of competition includes grading of a thesis, presentation, thesis defense before the jury and the public. During the period from May 10th, 2016 to June 10th, 2016, students who are interested can apply for exam registration the Organizing Committee at the Student Union office of Foreign Trade University, room B110 (first floor Building B).

For more information, please contact: 2nd Floor - Building B, Faculty of Economics and International Business at FTU. Or at Fanpage of the contest: https://www.facebook.com/BestThesisAward.

On April 27th, 2016, there was a signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement between FTU and the Intellectual Property Department (Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam) in order to improve knowledge and qualifications of intellectual property in the training environment at the universities.

The agreement was signed with the main contents as: Build and implement programs, professional training courses related to Intellectual Property; Perform projects, scientific research projects on Intellectual Property; Organize gameshows, community events, professional programs on Intellectual Property; Propaganda in order to raise social and community awareness on Intellectual Property.

During the signing ceremony, the Deputy Minister of Science & Technology cum Director General of Intellectual Property - Mr Tran Viet Thanh said: "I hope in a new generation especially students who has just graduated and also hope to put the intellectual property environment into the programs of universities. I noticed that the integration trend of Intellectual Property was more and more confirmed. We looked forward to expand the Intellectual Property operations more in society, in the universities, enterprises, research and training institutions.

We hold free training and extracurricular programs for students, then we would issue certificates to people who completed the course. These certificates would facilitate students to have basic knowledge on Intellectual Property after they graduate and work at enterprises, agencies. The students would be the main factors that spread knowledge and awareness of Intellectual Property for businesses. In that spirit we have ushered in a new phase of cooperation between the Department of Intellectual Property and Foreign Trade University."

Assoc, Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan – President of Foreign Trade University also shared that: " The Intellectual Property field was interested by teachers and students of FTU. The idea of short-term training for students and people who involved in this field after being certified in training was a very good and practical idea. FTU would allocate resources to perform this operation, if it was workable, we would replicate it".
Assoc, Prof. Dr Bui Anh Tuan pledged to do his best for the activities in the field of Intellectual Property at Foreign Trade University. Because this was an important event which opened a new partnership of FTU and support us in research.

The Graduation ceremony of the Advanced program in International Business Management K50 (Course 2) took place in a solemn atmosphere on Friday afternoon (21th August, 2015) at the hall of the 3rd floor of the VJCC building. There were 24 students of FTU-K50 were awarded diplomas of the Foreign Trade University as well as the partner's certificate of the California State University, Fullerton, United States.

The ceremony was attended by closely business partners of Advanced Program in Business Administration as Ms. Dang Thi Mai Trang - Representative of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in VN, Mr. Le Mac Linh - Deputy Director of PepsiCo Suntory Vietnam, Mr. Lee Jong Kook - General Director of Lotte Center Hanoi, Ms. Nguyen Huyen Chi - Head of Human Resources and Change Management at General Motor Vietnam, Mr. Nguyen Anh Duc - Northern Sales Director of FPT Telecom, Ms. Phan Hong Nhung - Deputy Head of Workforce Planning & Human Resource Development of Vingroup, Ms. Pham Le Nguyen - President cum CEO of 5Desire,...

Moreover, the ceremony was honored with the presence of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of Foreign Trade University, Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Chau - Former President of Foreign Trade University, the Administrators and teachers of FTU.

Over 5 years of implementation, the Advanced Program in in International Business Management of FTU has achieved remarkable achievement. Up to 2015, there were 47 lecturers from the California State University, Fullerton and 7 foreign lecturers from Switzerland, Ireland, Singapore were participated in teaching subjects of the program at FTU. In order to enhance the quality of teaching, the program has been made five short-training on teaching method and scientific research to a total of 26 FTU's faculty members at the California State University, Fullerton in 5 weeks. Regarding international cooperation, in addition to achieving the cooperation agreement with CSUF which is the partner of the program, from 2012, FTU had signed an agreement allowing transfer subjects to the California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) so that students can get a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and have the opportunity to study Master in Business Administration (MBA) in the United States without a transition period. Subsequently, FTU also signed transfer subjects agreements with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW), the Griffith University (Australia), the Minot State University (USA), open up many opportunities and choices for the students of the Advanced Program in International Business Management to obtain from famous foreign universities according to the 3 + 1 program with the most economical cost.

By far, the program has been enrolled 5 courses with a total of 350 outstanding students which were selected among the students passed an examination on FTU. In addition, the program also has the participation of international students from Germany, France, Japan, China ... with the number is constantly increasing over the years. The Advanced Program in International Business Management also focuses on promoting cooperation with other organizations and businesses to bring the best opportunities for students in the learning process and the career-oriented development, gets a chance to practice and work after graduation. In particular, the FTU students - course K50 have been participated in actual investigation at General Motor Vietnam company, Pepsico factory in Bac Ninh, Canon factory, factory of Ha Yen Join Stock company,.... Simultaneously, students of the Advanced Program in International Business Management also received many scholarships from private donors and businesses as ACCA Vietnam, ICAEW, FPT Telecom, Korea Exchange Bank (KEB), Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, Summit Educations, CNR IELTS, Business - Mr. Tam Nguyen, Business - Mr Le Van Tuat, ...

There were 24 students of Advanced Program in International Business Management graduated this term, with 14 excellent students (58%), 9 students achieved very good grade (38%) and only one student achieved good grade (4%). Especially the student Mr. Truong Huy Hoang, with a GPA score of 3.96, has become a valedictorian of the course K50, FTU. Besides, the students also participated actively in extracurricular activities and achieved excellent results as Mr. Truong Huy Hoang - First Prize of Scientific Research Competition for student in 2014, Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Tho got the Second Prize and Mr. Nguyen Bao Tuan achieved the Third Prize of Kawai Business Start-up competition in 2014,...
The ceremony ended with the song "Goodbye" performed emotionally by a singing group. The Advanced Program in International Business Management K50 is the second excellent course, that has left many achievements to be proud of, the memorable memories, and especially, the teacher and student emotional as well as friendship are respectability.

About Us

Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.