Message from the Rector

Sustainable development is an urgent task for the world as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and for both Vietnam and Japan. Vietnam Japan University (VJU) is promoting sustainable development as a basic philosophy of the university by transmitting new values to the world. 

By 2035, VJU is aiming to become one of the leading Asian research universities in the field of advanced technology and interdisciplinary sciences serving sustainable development, it is necessary to train human resources with a broad perspective. Therefore, VJU makes liberal art as a philosophy of education. It is a big feature of VJU’s education to combine sustainability and liberal arts.

VJU has eight master’s programs, namely Public Policy, Nanotechnology, Area Studies, Civil Engineering (Old name: Infrastructure Engineering), Environmental Engineering, Business Administration, Climate Change and Development and Global Leadership.

Besides that, VJU also has four high quality undergraduate programs, including Bachelor in Japanese Studies, Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering, Engineer in Civil Engineering and Engineer in Smart Agriculture and Sustainability.

These are interdisciplinary programs covering many fields of social science and natural science, all residing under the overall domain of sustainability science.

Prof. Furuta Motoo