How to Apply?


We are accepting applications on a continuing basis.


VinUniversity’s Ph.D. program in Computer Science aims to train experts and researchers with high levels of expertise, practical and theoretical knowledge and advanced theory in cutting-edge technological fields, who have independent research capabilities, and the ability to establish research collaborations at national and international levels.

Our admissions process is designed to select the best distinctive talents
that have 4 things in common, defined as AACC:

General requirements for applicants:

  1. Hold a master’s degree or bachelor’s degree classified as good or higher in a suitable academic discipline or a qualification equivalent to level 7 of the Vietnamese Qualifications Framework in some special academic disciplines suitable for the field of the target doctoral program;
  2. Meet admission requirements of training program standards promulgated by the Ministry of Education and Training and of the target doctoral program;
  3. Have research experience evidenced by a master’s dissertation of a research-oriented training program; or a published scientific report or article; or working for at least 02 years (24 months) as a lecturer or researcher of a training institution or scientific and technological organization;
  4. Have a draft research outline and draft course-wise study and research plan.

Vietnamese applicants must meet foreign language requirements as evidenced by any of the following degrees and certificates:

  1. A bachelor’s degree or higher awarded by a foreign training institution, Vietnamese branch of a foreign training institution, or Vietnamese training institution to learners of a full-time program taught in a foreign language;
  2. A bachelor’s degree in a foreign language awarded by a Vietnamese training institution;
  3. Any of the foreign language proficiency certificates mentioned in the Admission Regulation that is unexpired on the application date or any other foreign language proficiency certificate equivalent to level 4 of Vietnam’s language proficiency framework announced by the Ministry of Education and Training;
  4. An IELTS certificate of 5.5 or higher for application, and an IELTS certificate of 6.5 or higher after one year of enrollment.


Step 1: Complete the online application form HERE

Step 2: List of Admission documents HERE

Step 3: PhD proposal Guideline HERE

Please contact us via if you have any questions.