The University Council

Vietnam Japan University Council (VJU Council) consists of 20 members, of which 10 members are Vietnamese representatives and 10 members are Japanese representatives. All Council members are appointed by the President of Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU).

The term of VJU Council is 05 years. The VJU Council has the following duties and powers:

- Approving the VJU's medium-term development strategy and operation plan to submit to VNU for approval;
- Mobilize financial resources from the domestic and foreign private sector to serve the construction and development of the University;
- Monitor the use of resources for the University; the implementation of regulations and important internal management regulations of the University; the projects of establishment, merger, division, separation and dissolution of units under the University;
- Approving regulations on standards, duties, powers and interests of the Rector and Vice Rectors to ensure compliance with current regulations of charter of VJU and VNU;
- Conducting annual assessment of the outcomes of the accomplishment of the Rector and Vice Rectors; Proposing to President of VNUHN to appoint Rector and Vice Rectors.

The VJU Council includes an Internal Control Board, which is established by the Chairman of the VJU Council; the Internal Control Board, with 03 to 05 members, takes responsibility for advising and assisting the Chairman of the VJU Council to supervise the activities of the Council members and Rector Board members in implementing assigned tasks and powers.


Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Kim Son
President of Vietnam National University


Vice Chairman
Prof. Uchida Katsuichi
Professor Emeritus, Senior Advisor, Waseda University


Chief of Audit
Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Hieu
Director, Organization and Personnel Department, Vietnam National University

Mr. Takebe Tsutomu
Special Advisor, Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance

Prof.To Huy Rua
Honorable Rector, Vietnam Japan University

Prof. Aizawa Masuo
Counselor to President of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Prof. Cassim Monte
President, Shizenkan University Graduate School of Leadership & Innovation

Mr. Pham Dinh Doan
Chairman, Phu Thai Group

Prof.DrSc. Nguyen Dinh Duc
Director, Academics Department, Vietnam National University

Prof. Vu Minh Giang
Chairman, Vietnam National University Council for Science and Academics

Prof. Furuta Motoo
Rector, Vietnam Japan University

Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Viet Ha
Rector, University of Engineering & Technology, Vietnam National University

Mr. Takehara Reiji
Director, International Cooperation Bureau, Japan Business Federation (KEIDANREN)

Mr. Pham Dai Duong
Fomer Deputy Minister of Science and Technology

Mr. Yamada Takio
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Vietnam

Mr. Kazuto Sasaki
General Manager, International Division, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Member - Secretary
Assoc.Prof. Ngo Minh Thuy
Vice Rector, University of Languages and International Studies, Vietnam National University

Mr. Nakajima Takeo
Chief Representative, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Hanoi

Prof. Takeuchi Kazuhiko
Director, Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science, The University of Tokyo Institutes for Advanced Study