• Vision, mission, objectives and educational philosophy

    1. Vision

    Faculty of Geography is a research-oriented unit of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities-Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City and is a leading and reputed faculty in training and research in the field of geography in Vietnam and in Asia. 

    2. Mission 

    Faculty of Geography provides high-quality educational programs where education and research are closely connected to provide competent human resources in the field of geography to the society. The faculty conducts interdisciplinary scientific research which have significant contribution in academic as well as in policy making domains at local, national and international levels. 

    3. The key objectives for 2016-2020

    In the period of 2016-2020, the development plan of the faculty focuses on:
    - Human resources development;
    - Improving the quality of education and training, and integrating education with research activities;
    - Enhancing the research capacity of the academic members and the application of the research results in the development of society.
    - Expanding the national and international cooperation in education and research.

    4. Educational philosophy (key values)

    - Human development is the central
    - The education aims at forming and developing the independent thinking, critical thinking and creative thinking of the learners
    - Learn to obtain knowledge, learn to work, learn to live together, learn to serve the community and learn to be independent.