Higher education in Vietnam: reform, challenges and priorities

Document Type

Book chapter

Publication details

Harman, G, Hayden, M & Nghi, PT 2010, 'Higher education in Vietnam: reform, challenges and priorities', in G Harman, M Hayden & TN Pham (eds), Reforming higher education in Vietnam : challenges and priorities, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. ISBN: 9789048136933


This book is a comprehensive and scholarly review of various dimensions of the higher education system in Vietnam. The chapters cover a wide range of topics, including the recent history of the higher education system, its structure and governance, and its teaching and learning culture. Chapters also examine Vietnamese universities' research and research commercialisation environment, their socioeconomic impact, strategic planning processes, progress with quality accreditation, and their experience of internationalisation and privatisation. [Back cover, ed]