In 2012, City University of Seattle began offering programs in Hanoi, Vietnam, with its first educational partner in the country, the Banking Academy of Vietnam (BAV). The partnership offers students the opportunity to complete a CityU bachelor’s degree and equivalent Vietnamese bachelor’s degree in the same amount of time it would take to complete one degree.

In 2017, CityU expanded its partnerships to other Vietnamese universities to make it possible for students to start their bachelor’s degrees in Vietnam and complete them in Seattle at CityU.

Teaching Locations

Banking Academy of Vietnam

The Banking Academy of Vietnam (BAV) is a State-Owned institution of higher education founded in 1961 and approved by the Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam. With over 20,000 students at all levels (vocational, undergraduate, and graduate). BAV specializes in business management, finance, economics, and accounting. BAV main campus is located in the capital of Vietnam: Hanoi.

CityU and BAV collaborate in the offering of in-country programs and degree completion. Students in-country may earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration fully in country. CityU faculty travel to teach in Hanoi. In addition to the in-country program, CityU and BAV collaborate in a degree completion 3+1 program offering that allows students to study three years in Vietnam and one in Seattle

The following degree completion programs are available to students through this partnership:

  • 3+1 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • 3+1 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

FPT School of Business

FPT University is the first private university in Vietnam. The university focuses on four pillars: good research, excellent teaching, firm internationalization, and high employability. FPT has campuses in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang.

The CityU partnership with FPT University offers students a 1+1 Master of Business Administration degree completion program. This unique program allows students from FPT to enroll in FPT’s MBA program in the first year and transfer to CityU for the second year.

Ho Chi Minh University of Technology

Ho Chi Minh University of Technology in Ho Chi Minh City was established in 1995 and is a member of the Vietnam National University. HUTECH offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business, engineering, and natural sciences.

The CityU partnership with Ho Chi Minh University of Technology offers students a 2+2 degree completion program. The program allows HUTECH students to complete two years of study for a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance in Vietnam, and two years in Seattle at CityU.

The University of Economics and Finance

The University of Economics and Finance was established in 2007 with core themes of quality, efficiency, and integration. Those themes are seen in its programs in economics and finance.

The CityU partnership with the University of Economics and Finance offers students a 3+1 degree completion program. The program gives students the opportunity to study for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for the first three years at UEF and the final year in Seattle at CityU.

University of Economics HCMC (UEH)

The University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City is one of 15 key national universities in Vietnam and became an independent university in 2000. Since then, it has grown to 52,000 students at different levels of education from high school to graduate level.

The CityU partnership with the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City offers students a 2+2 degree completion program. The program gives UEH students the opportunity to complete two years of study for CityU's Bachelor of Arts in Management with a specialization in Cybersecurity in Vietnam and complete the last two years in Seattle at CityU.

Partnership Opportunities

Contact us for more information about partnerships in Vietnam.

Denny Dang
Acting Program Director
Phone: +1-425-709-7625
Email: denny.dang@cityu.edu

FPT School of Business

KM29 Dai Lo Thang Long, Thach Hoa
Hoa Lac District
Hanoi, Vietnam 155300

Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (HUTECH)

475A Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward 25
Binh Thanh District
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 70000

University of Economics and Finance (UEF) Ho Chi Minh City

276 Dien Bien Phu
Binh Thanh District
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 70000

University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH)

59C Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Phuong 6
District 3
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 70000

Banking Academy of Vietnam

12 Chua Boc, Quang Trung
Dong Da District
Hanoi, Vietnam 100000

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