RMIT University Vietnam

RMIT University Vietnam


Brief information

According to AbbreviationFinder, RMIT University Vietnam is an international campus of Australia’s RMIT University, headquartered in Melbourne. With around 6,000 students, this campus is currently one of the largest foreign locations of an Australian university in the world.

People from more than 25 nations around the globe study and work at RMIT University Vietnam, which promotes a productive, lively learning atmosphere and enables daily intercultural encounters.

Studies at RMIT University Vietnam are conducted exclusively in English and the content of the courses offered is exactly the same as at the university’s headquarters. There is close cooperation between the teachers of the universities in both countries for the benefit of the students.

All courses are based on the circumstances that the students will find later in their professional life, so they are absolutely realistic and practical.

The three locations of RMIT University Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi offer both undergraduate and postgraduate courses: at the Center of Commerce and Management, at the Center of Technology and at the Center of Communication and Design. International students can not only complete their entire bachelor’s or master’s degree here, but also spend just one or two semesters abroad.

  • RMIT University Vietnam website

University facts

Year of foundation: 2000

University Type: Private University

Number of students: Total 6000


Academic year:

The academic year at RMIT University Vietnam is divided into three trimesters.

Study programs

  • Academic gap year
  • semester abroad
  • bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree
  • MBA

International students can study at RMIT University for a semester or two as part of the Study Abroad Program without earning a degree. The courses are largely freely selected from the courses on offer in the bachelor’s or master’s degree programs at RMIT University Vietnam, based on individual prior knowledge and wishes.

After prior agreement, you can often have the work done here credited to your home university for further studies.

Students in the Study Abroad Program receive all- round support from the International Unit at RMIT University Vietnam . This includes, among other things, the provision of accommodation on campus, support with questions and problems, various orientation events at the beginning of the semester and many activities to get to know each other.

  • Semester program of RMIT University Vietnam


  • Trimester 3 2022




If you want to take part in the Study Abroad Program, you must have been studying at a German university for at least one year at the beginning of the planned semester abroad and have achieved good results. In addition, the minimum age at the time of application is 18 years.

In addition, international students need proof of sufficient English language skills, which they can provide based on a minimum score in a standardized language test such as the IELTS or TOEFL. Alternatively, the language skills can also be proven by means of a DAAD test or the English grades in the Abitur (at least grade 3 or 7 points).

The language skills can be proven by one of the following test results or documents:

Undergraduate postgraduate
DAAD language test B2 level in all areas B2 level in all areas
English grade high school 3 3
IELTS 6.0 6.0
TOEFL (internet based) 79 79

The language certificate cannot be submitted later.

  • RMIT University Vietnam Application Requirements


Degrees/Courses in English – Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Business in Economics and Finance
  • Bachelor of Business in Entrepreneurship
  • Bachelor of Business in Information Systems (Applied)
  • Bachelor of Business in International Business
  • Bachelor of Business in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Applied)
  • Bachelor of Business in Management
  • Bachelor of Business in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Communication in Professional Communication
  • Bachelor of Design in Digital Media
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical and Electronics
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Fashion in Merchandise Management
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

Studies/Courses in English – Postgraduate

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of International Business


RMIT University Vietnam has several campuses for international students to study at.

In Ho Chi Minh City, the main campus is close to downtown. Today it is a rather small campus of the university and houses the English Language Learning Centre, which is mainly of interest to international students. Here you can prepare for the RMIT Higher Education Programs.

The location is very popular with everyone: it is called “The Castle” by most because the picturesque building is reminiscent of a small castle.

Just 20 minutes from central Ho Chi Minh City is the university’s largest campus, the Saigon South Campus. Every lecture and seminar room here is air-conditioned and equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia.

Built in 2004, the Hanoi campus occupies a multi-storey building on the banks of the picturesque Ngoc Khanh Lake in the government district of Vietnam’s capital. This campus is also very modern and equipped with the latest multimedia technology.

  • RMIT University Vietnam campus plans


International students at RMIT University Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City can live right on campus in one of the university’s brand new dormitories.

There are currently no student residences in Hanoi; however, RMIT University Vietnam will be happy to help you find accommodation.

The following accommodation options are available:

  • student residence
  • Private apartments / hotels

The university town of Ho Chi Minh City

Although Ho Chi Minh City is not the capital, it is the largest city in Vietnam, is considered the commercial and economic center of the country and has well over seven million inhabitants. Due to its rather rural settlement structure outside the city center, it looks more like a province than a city. Until April 1975 it bore the better known name Saigon; only after the unification of North and South Vietnam in 1976 did it get its current name.

Here in the southern part of Vietnam, the climate is very humid and tropical, and the average annual temperature is a fairly warm 27.2 °C. Between May and October is the main rainy season.

Due to the huge size of Ho Chi Minh City alone, there is a wide range of cultural activities, starting with museums such as the Historical Museum, theaters such as the City Theater and impressive architecture in the form of churches or the main post office on Dong Koi Street, designed by the famous Frenchman Gustave Eiffel during the French colonial period.

The numerous French restaurants and cafés that exist alongside the Vietnamese dining opportunities also date from this period, but other nationalities are also increasing in the restaurant sector. Most specialty restaurants are extremely expensive by Vietnamese standards, but still cheap by Western standards. Local food is usually affordable for everyone.

There are also many bars, restaurants and designer shops along Dong Khoi. Running parallel to this is Nguyen Hue Street, which always hosts a wonderful flower market during the Chinese New Year celebrations. The botanical garden with the associated zoo is also very impressive for visitors.

RMIT University Vietnam

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