Hue University of Sciences (formerly known as the University of Hue) was founded in accordance with the Decree No. 426/TTg dated 27 October 1976 by the Prime Minister on the basic of merging College of Sciences and College of Letters belonging to the Institute of Hue University (the Institute of Hue University was established in 1957). In 1994, pursuant to the Decree No. 30/CP by the Government on founding Hue University, the University of Hue became an affiliated member of Hue University and renamed Hue University of Sciences.
HUSC is a multidisciplinary education and training institution including graduate and undergraduate education programs, and research activities. Its obligation is to provide qualified human resources, scientific research products in the fields of natural science, social science and humanity for facilitating the development of Central Vietnam and Highlands in particular and Vietnam in general.
Before the 1990s, together with Ha Noi University and Ho Chi Minh University, HUSC was a prestigious university in Vietnam. Since then, HUSC is one of the leading universities in Central Vietnam and Highlands in terms of education and research. HUSC is always a selected destination for undergraduate and graduate students who are ambitious to become promising researchers, lecturers, managers as well as leaders.
HUSC has been renewed itself for adapting to the recent changes of Vietnam’s educational system and promoting the application of the education and knowledge procured at the university of all fields.
At the moment time, Hue University of Sciences (HUSC) has 14 faculties and 01 sub-faculty, 06 administrative offices, 05 research centers and 01 service center. The number of the staff is 461 members, among them there are 02 professors, 39 Associate Professors, 79 Ph.D holders, 190 Master holders.
HUSC has offered graduate courses (including 14 courses for Doctoral Degree, 29 courses for Master’s Degree) and undergraduate courses (37 courses for Bachelor’s Degree and 3 courses for Engineer's Degree). In addition, HUSC also provides post-high school training courses in Informatics and gifted high-school in Mathematics, Literature, Chemistry and Biology. The number of students has been 10.000; approximately 1500 regular students, 1500 part-time students and 500 post high-school students are enrolled annually. The scope is increasing 10-12%.