Faculty of Development Economics


The Faculty of Development Economics, VNU University of Economics and Business was established on 3rd March, 2008. The Faculty of Development Economics is now stabilized its organization and operation, enhanced its cooperation with important strategic partners and prepared its human resources for development and progress in the coming years.




Dr. Nguyen Quoc Viet

Tel: (84-24) 37547506 Ext. 310

Email: vietnq@vnu.edu.vn

Associate Dean:

Dr. Nguyen Viet Thanh

Tel: (84-24) 37547506 Ext. 310

Email: thanhnv@vnu.edu.vn



1. Functions:

The Faculty of Development Economics, VNU University of Economics and Business has the function of organizing and implementing training activities, scientific research, service, consultancy, and domestic and international cooperation in terms of development economics under the operation framework of the UEB.

2. Responsibilities:

- Providing regular, second diploma and in-service training programs in development economics.

- Providing postgraduate courses in development economics.

- Providing short-term training courses in development economics.

- Providing consultancy services, research Studying, consulting and supplying services relating to development economics

- Cooperating with domestic and international partners in training and research on development economics.


  • Faculty Office
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Public Policy
  • Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Economics



The Faculty of Development Economics has offered the training program “Bachelor in Development Economics” since the academic year of 2008-2009. From 2011, the Faculty started the double degree training program in Management of Environmental Resources with the VNU University of Science. Since 2012, the Faculty started the double degree training program with the VNU School of Law.

In the coming time, the Faculty plans to open the Master Programs in Public Policy and Master in Maritime Economics. To improve training quality, the Faculty will cooperate with domestic and international training institutions, especially leading international institutions to implement joint training programs.

One of the priorities of the Faculty is to complete the program systems, curricula, and reference materials in accordance with modern, up-to-date and of international standard.



The Faculty of Development Economics step by step undertakes scientific research in economics and development, takes part in research projects of the UEB, the VNU and national projects, cooperates with research institutions inside and outside of the VNU, with experts and international research institutions. The research products with high quality affirm the prestige of the Faculty, having great scientific and practical significance as well as directly connecting with the training process. Research activities undertaken by orders from domestic and international organizations and individuals will also be implemented with top quality.

The key research areas of the Faculty of Development Economics: Including different research orientations, undertaken by domestic and international experts and senior researchers.

1) Sector economics: maritime economics, agriculture and aquaculture, industry, services, in-depth economic growth, productivity etc.

2) Sustainable development: Environment economics, climate change, poverty and inequality, knowledge economy etc.

3) Development of public sector: Public policy and development, institutionalization etc.

These research orientation based on economics and quantitative methods (including fuzzy set method).



- Expanding the cooperation and enhancing the association with domestic and foreign universities, research centers in development economics

- Setting up training and research programs in public policies with foreign partners

- Cooperating with ministries and local authorities in training and conducting research in public policies and development.



1. General target:

  • Directly under the responsibility of the VNU University of Economics and Business, the active and harmonious development of The Faculty of Development Economics is very important in improving the scientific position of the UEB, making contribution in dealing with theoretical and practical issues of Vietnam in the process of development and international integration.

2. Development orientations:

  • By 2020, become one of the Vietnam leading institutions in research and training of development economics.
  • By 2025, to be ranked among Asian institutions in terms of research and training of development economics.



Faculty of Development Economics, VNU University of Economics and Business

Suite 306, E4 Building, 144 Xuan Thuy Rd., Cau Giay Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: (84-24) 37547506 Ext. 309, 310 - Fax: (84-24) 37546765

Email: ktpt_kt@vnu.edu.vn

Website: http://ueb.edu.vn; http://ktpt.ueb.edu.vn


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