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Study in Vietnam

Study in Vietnam and gain extraordinary experiences while upgrading your education!

Aside from being a desired travel destination, Vietnam is one of Asia’s most interesting study-abroad destinations where culture and history meet.

If you plan to study in Vietnam, let us guide you! We listed everything you need to know about this enchanting city!

Quick Facts about Vietnam

Capital: Hanoi

Currency: Vietnamese Dong

Population: 97.47 million

Popular programs to study in Vietnam:

  • International Business Management International Finance
  • Economics
  • Banking
  • Logistics
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

Government expenditure on the education system: 249.5 trillion Vietnamese dong

Key services industries:

  • Wholesale and retail
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Catering services

Key manufacturing areas:

  • Electronics
  • Textiles
  • Footwear
  • Garments
  • Furniture
  • Machinery
  • Steel
  • Cement

Why study in Vietnam

There are many reasons to pack your bags and study in Vietnam. Here are some exciting highlights!
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Quality education

Aside from a wide array of global universities accredited by international organizations such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), you have a vast choice of programs when you study in Vietnam.

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Budget Friendly

Expect an easy on-the-pocket cost of living when you study in Vietnam. From rental to daily expenses, the country is full of affordable options, making your study in Vietnam exciting and cost-efficient!

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Amazing culture

You are guaranteed to experience a stimulating culture when you study in Vietnam. As the country has influences from France, China, and other Southeast Asian nations, living in Vietnam introduces you to various ways that extend your global perspective.

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Breathtaking sceneries

Vietnam offers a vibrant and busy metropolis with modern skyscrapers. During school breaks, anticipate fun activities as you can visit stunning coastlines, tranquil caves, and more.

Application Process to Study in Vietnam

Basic Requirements:

  • An official transcript of records of all your semesters in English
  • A copy of the identification page of your passport
  • Copy of a recent passport-sized photo


  1. Ensure you have complete application requirements. The required documents vary, so checking the university’s website would be best.
  2. Submit your application and pay the application fee.
  3. After receiving the acceptance letter, you may apply for a student visa at the Vietnamese embassy or consulate in your home country.
  4. Make travel and housing arrangements after receiving your student visa.

Visit the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training for helpful tips and information.

Asia Exchange offers the best assistance to make studying in Vietnam seamless for all international students!

Quick Facts about Vietnam

Easy application process

Just fill out an online application form and submit it with a few attachments.

Acceptance even in one day

Your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in day.

Secure study

Once you get the confirmation, it’s a done deal!

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Our on-site team helps you get the most out of your time abroad

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Student visa for international students

The fee for the student visa varies on the length of stay and number of entries in the country:

  • A single-entry, three-month visa costs USD 35.
  • USD 60 gets you a three-month, multiple-entry visa.
  • A multiple-entry visa with a validity period of 3–6 months costs USD 105, while USD 145 gets you a multiple-entry, six- to one-year visa.
  • Application forms are available at the immigration department. Once filled out, submit it to your home country’s Vietnamese embassy or consulate.

Popular City to Study in Vietnam:

Top University to Study in Vietnam

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are part-time job opportunities for international students in Vietnam. A valid work permit allows you to work in the country.

Student life in Vietnam is dynamic, as universities have organizations and clubs to develop various skills of a learner.

In addition, you can expect to make long-lasting bonds with your Vietnamese classmates as they are known to be welcoming and respectful.

  • Refrain from standing with your arms crossed when you are in Vietnam. Also, keep your hands off of your hips when standing.
  • Criticizing people is considered highly disrespectful in the country.
  • Always treat people who are older than you with the utmost respect. When speaking to an older person, take off your hat.
  • Use both hands whenever you need to give someone something, as it is regarded as polite.
  • Taking off your shoes as a symbol of respect while entering a home is traditional.
  • It is considered inappropriate to show affection in public. Kissing, holding hands, and especially hugging should be avoided.
  • Always keep your body covered. Do not wear exposing tops or very short shorts. In particular, while traveling outside of popular tourist destinations, it is preferable to wear knee-length shorts and shirts that cover the shoulders.