RMIT University Vietnam

Skilled hand and cultivated mind


RMIT University Vietnam brings a world-class education and globalised study environment to the heart of Asia.

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.

Founded in 2000, RMIT Vietnam brings a world-class education and globalised study environment to one of the fastest-growing regions in Asia. We offer programs in business and management, science and technology, communication and design, and English.

RMIT Vietnam is committed to providing a transformative student experience through inclusive teaching and interactive, student-centred learning. The teaching and learning model at RMIT Vietnam is based on international best practice and includes classroom learning experiences, facilitated online and self-directed learning, peer learning and the development of employability skills.

Students at RMIT Vietnam are awarded an RMIT Melbourne degree on satisfactory completion of their program of studies. The learning outcomes and assessments for courses taught in Vietnam are equivalent to those delivered at RMIT Melbourne. Courses delivered at RMIT Vietnam are constantly monitored and improved to ensure they meet the quality standards for RMIT University and Vietnamese and Australian government requirements.

A team of qualified, experienced academic staff employed at RMIT Vietnam work in collaboration with academic staff from RMIT University Melbourne to customise the materials that are prepared in Melbourne for delivery in Vietnam, and to facilitate the teaching and learning processes at RMIT Vietnam. RMIT Vietnam academic staff receive ongoing professional development as part of their employment.

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Key staff:

Professor Peter Coloe - Chairman at RMIT Vietnam; Deputy Vice-Chancellor



  • Shortlisted for the Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year category of the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Awards Asia in 2019.
  • 2018 Duty of Care Award for best practices in mitigating travel, health and security risks.
  • Golden Dragon Awards for FDI enterprises in sixteen consecutive years 2003-2018.
  • QS World University Rankings: RMIT has been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities in education and engineering (civil and structural; electrical and electronic) in the latest QS rankings (2018-19).
  • Certificate of Merit in 2017 from People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City for contributing to the operation and development of the Management Authority for Southern Area Development (MASD).
  • Top Trade Services Awards in six years 2007 - 2016 organised by the Ministry of Industry & Trade
  • Top 100 Vietnam’s Best places to work: RMIT Vietnam ranked 70 in 2013, and No. 1 in education sector
  • Vietnam’s Golden Human Resources Award 2011 organised by Ministry of Education and Training, and Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA)
  • Certificate of Merit in 2011 from Vietnam Minister of Education and Training for outstanding achievements in the development and operation of the University in the occasion of its 10th anniversary 2001 – 2011
  • Certificate of Merit in 2007 from the Prime Minister for contributing to social and economic development of Vietnam from 2002 – 2006

Key facts:

  • Number of students: 6,500
  • Percentage of international students: 9 %
  • Number of scholarships: 1100 scholarships worth more than 270 billion VND since 2001
  • Undergraduate programs: 18 higher education programs in business & management, communication & design, science and technology, and English
  • Masters programs: 3 postgraduate programs in business
  • PhD programs: 3 PhD programs in business, management and engineering
  • Facility: 12.4 hectare across five buildings at Saigon South campus