International School, formerly known as International Faculty, an affiliated unit of Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-HN), was established in 2002, and in 2022, International Faculty was upgraded to International School according to Decision No. 3868/QĐ-ĐHQGHN dated December 1, 2021 by the President of Vietnam National University, Hanoi.
The school’s English transaction name is VNU – International School, with the meaning I – Innovation, Interdisciplinarity, Internationalization, Integration, S – Start-up, Self-Study, Sustainability, Self-worth. International School, which organizes training with its own identity and values, is a place to connect East – West, attract experts, prestigious scientists, and good students to come to study and do research, thereby contributes values for society and the community.
International School has the mission of training high-quality human resources to meet the needs of domestic and international labor markets on the basis of creatively applying educational achievements, advanced science and technology to the Vietnamese cultural environment, conducting all the training programs in foreign languages. That mission is currently being carried out under 3 pillars: (1) creating new knowledge, transferring knowledge and skills to learners, and serving society, contributing to the development of the country; (2) successfully completing the tasks assigned by VNU; (3) financial autonomy.
Currently, the school has 4 campuses:
Campus 1: Buildings G7&G8, No. 144 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi
Campus 2: Buildings C and E, HACINCO Student Village, No. 79 Nguy Nhu Kon Tum Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi
Campus 3: No. 1, Trinh Van Bo Street, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi
Campus 4: Building HT1, University Urban Area, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, in Hoa Lac, Hanoi