Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi,Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance,management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is one of the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognised as being active and well-qualified.
11962-1967: University of Foreign Affairs – Foreign Trade
960-1962: Faculty of International Relations
1967 – 1984: Foreign Trade University
1984-1999: Expanding training activities and improving training quality
1999 to now: Being improved continuously and integrated internationally.
Research activities are always encouraged and supported by the FTU. Annual research plans are used as the basis for the calls for, the appraisals of, and the selection of, research proposals, which are financed from a variety of sources.
It has both undergraduate and graduate programs for foreign students. These courses are taught in Vietnamese, English, and French. FTU has academic partnership
- The Universität Mannheim, the University of Queensland, in Brisbane, Australia,
- La Trobe University, in Melbourne, Australia
- The University of London
- California State University
- Fullerton and Colorado State University.
In the fall semester 2012 the FTU welcomed undergraduate exchange students from the US, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Japan and South Korea who stayed mostly for one semester but in parts also for two. Besides student exchanges as a part of an academic partnership, the FTU also allows self-organized exchange semesters (commonly known as “Free Mover” semesters).
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