“Ho Chi Minh City Open University is dedicated to promoting a society with active learning by offering the most flexible and obtainable methods of education to students.”

Associate Professor Nguyen Van Phuc, Rector
Ho Chi Minh City Open University


Established in 1990 and become a public university in 2006, Ho Chi Minh City Open University now appears to be one of the high-ranking public universities in Vietnam. It would be the first open university in Vietnam and be governed by the Ministry of Education and Training.

Ho Chi Minh City Open University would have professional environment, multidisciplinary courses, and full responsibilities for training undergraduate and graduate students by offering them with formal training, continuing education and satellite training sites. Most prevalent courses would be taught by qualified local and international lecturers with an emphasis on applied research. As such, a number of seminars and conferences have been organized, providing students with a great opportunity to present their research findings and to access to the professional learning network.



By 2023, Ho Chi Minh City Open University continues to strive to be a leading public inter-disciplinary university in Vietnam with priorities in practice-oriented education, knowledge promulgation and public engagement. Meanwhile, distance education will affirm its identity in Southeast Asia.


97 Vo Van Tan Street, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.
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E-mail: ou@ou.edu.vn
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