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  • In 1991, Faculty of Sociology-Psychology was established according to the decision of Minister of Education and Training.

  • In 1997, VNU's Director decided to split Faculty of Sociology-Psychology into two faculties: Faculty of Sociology and Faculty of Psychology.

  • Since 2006, apart from training Sociology, the Faculty has been offering the major of Social Work.


To be pioneer in training high-quality human resources, creating and disseminating in-depth and broad knowledge of sociology and social work, contributing to national construction and development.

Prominent achievements

With a high-quality staff consisting of 01 Prof. Dr, 07 Assoc. Prof. Drs, 07 Doctors, 11 research fellows and 3 masters (2017), the Faculty has made the following achievements:

  • Training: annually, the Faculty trains around 160 bachelors, 80 masters, 10 research fellows majoring either Sociology or Social work, and also collaborates with some ministries, sectors and bodies to hold many short-term courses on Sociology and Social work. 

  • Research: 100% of the Faculty's staff have chaired and participated in research projects at different levels and both inside and outside Vietnam. In the year 2016-2017, the Faculty's members published 01 article on a ISI/Scopus journal, 03 international papers and many other papers at international conferences and prestigious domestic journals. Averagely, each faculty produces 03 papers. 

  • International relations: the Faculty's international cooperation with other partners belonging to Japan, France, Germany, Belgium, America, etc. are regularly maintained and result in many products: the applied master's program of Sociology, master's program of Sociology, international conference's proceedings, books, articles or community development services and international research projects.

Development orientations: Motto: Solidarity - Sharing; Continued value; Comprehensive development.

  • Continue in-depth training at undergraduate level, develop basic and applied programs at master's level.

  • Strengthen research, international cooperation and social services.

  • Diversify and maximize the development resources in accordance with the motto: Solidarity - Creativity - Comprehensive development.

  • Update training programs for the sake of international integration.

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