VinUni officially receives applications for the PhD in Computer Science Scholarship

May 5, 2024


  • Full sponsorship of PhD program tuition and monthly allowance up to 20,000,000 VND/month.
  • Study duration: 3 – 4 years, full time.

Conditions and Application Documents

Admission conditions:

Applicants for the PhD in Computer Science program must meet the following conditions:

  • Have graduated with a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree with honors or higher in Computer Science or related fields;
  • Have research experience demonstrated through a master’s thesis of a research-oriented training program; or published scientific articles or reports; or have worked for 2 years (24 months) or more as a lecturer or researcher at training establishments and science and technology organizations;
  • Have a draft research outline and expected study and research plan for the entire course.

English requirements for applicants:

  • Possessing an English certificate of IELTS 6.5 or higher (or equivalent) within 2 years (24 months) before the date of enrollment or graduation from master’s and/or university degrees in programs taught in English.
  • For candidates who do not satisfy the above conditions, candidates need to:
    • At the time of admission: candidates need to have an IELTS of 5.5 or higher or equivalent as prescribed in Appendix II of Circular No. 18/2021/TT-BGDDT.
    • Within 12 months from the admission date: candidates need to supplement a valid IELTS 6.5 or higher certificate (or equivalent).
    • Meet the conditions of the research outline and research experience.

Admission application documents

  • Statement of Purpose (maximum 2 pages) answers the questions: (1) Why did the candidate choose to study for a PhD?; (2) Reasons for choosing VinUni; (3) Share the candidate’s research experience and passion; (4) Future plans after graduating with a PhD.
  • CV summarizing personal information in English
  • Official transcript of most recent level of study – Undergraduate or Postgraduate
  • English certificate IELTS (IE Academic) 6.5 or higher, or other equivalent certificates valid for 02 years
  • 02 letters of recommendation from Professors/Lecturers who have guided the candidate
    Link to the source of published scientific articles or scans of published articles (if any)

Admission Process Information

  • Enrollment target: 10 graduate students for the 2024 – 2025 school year
  • Admissions method: Applicants are required to submit applications according to the instructions HERE . Qualified candidates will be invited to a Technical Interview round with VinUni Professors. Admission decisions will be made by the Admissions Committee and the Program Director will notify the candidates of the results.
  • Time frame:
    • Application deadline for Phase 1: 15th of every month, until June 15, 2024.
    • Application deadline for Phase 2: 15th of every month, until September 15, 2024.
    • Interview & receive results: 01 month after submitting application.
    • Estimated admission time: October 2024.
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Exclusive Incentives for Doctoral Students at VinUniversity

  • 100% of students have the opportunity to apply for Vingroup’s 1,100 scholarship program to participate in research for 1 – 2 years at a VinUni partner university (scholarship includes all fees and tuition), living expenses, health insurance, round-trip airfare and related expenses).
  • Students are directly guided by leading professors currently teaching at VinUni. All lecturers actively participate in research in their fields of expertise and are in the top 2% of most cited professors across all scientific fields. In addition, you will also be collaboratively supervised by world-famous professors from VinUni’s partner universities internationally.
  • Students have access to advanced facilities including super labs, project labs open 24/7, and rapid processing rooms, as well as the VinUni library with the most popular database for the Science industry. Computer studies like IEEE, and ACM.
  • Students will be supported with necessary and appropriate equipment to use for work.

Research Projects

Learn about research projects of the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) at  RESEARCH PROJECT – VinUni

Contact Information

To learn more information about the scholarship program, please visit:

Admission Announcement of the Ph.D in Computer Science Program here.