The President’s Foreword

The President’s Foreword

Welcome to Dalat University!
Dalat University (DLU) is a public university established in 1976 as the successor to The Catholic University of Dalat, a higher education institution established in 1958. Set in Dalat, the beautiful city of flowers, and with a long tradition, Dalat University is increasingly affirming its position as a centre of education, scientific research, and technology transfer of top quality in the Central Highlands, and as an important place in the higher education system of the country.
Dalat University has highly qualified, ethical, and dedicated lecturers and scientists. The total number of employees is nearly 500, of which 120 (38%) have the title of associate professor or a doctoral degree, and 210 have a master’s degree. The enrolment exceeds 11,000 domestic and international students and trainees, with three levels: doctoral (6 programmes), master’s (9 programmes), and undergraduate (41 programmes). The majors belong to three divisions: social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and technology, economics – law – tourism – foreign language – education.
Dalat University has been recognised as meeting the educational quality standards issued by the Minister of Education and Training and is an official member of the ASEAN University Network–Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) network. The University’s journal is one of the first six Vietnamese academic journals to be accepted into the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI).
Dalat University has effective cooperative relationships with many universities, research institutes, and domestic and foreign private enterprises in training, research, and recruitment. Every year, students of the university receive scholarships from the Imex Pan Pacific Group, CJ Cultural Foundation (Korea), Asian Development Foundation (Korea), G-Friends (Korea), Shinhan Bank in Vietnam, Samsung Electronics Thai Nguyen Company, the Korea Foundation, etc. The university has an ideal learning environment, with spacious and modern facilities set on a wooded landscape and enjoying the mild climate of the tourist city of Dalat.
Currently, with the educational philosophy of ‘Cultivation of human values – Liberal education – Identity’, Dalat University is constantly innovating and improving in quality to give students the best conditions to gain knowledge and to comprehensively develop the skills, qualities, and attitudes to meet the needs of development and international integration.
Dalat University is pleased to gladly welcome candidates from all over the country to apply to the university to fulfil their aspirations of acquiring knowledge and creating the future.

Dr. Le Minh Chien


University code: TDL

Hotline: (0263)3825091

Address: 01 Phu Dong Thien Vuong, District 8 Da Lat, Lam Dong

Fanpage: OA: Trường Đại học Đà Lạt


  1. Dalat University is recognised as meeting the educational quality standards of the Ministry of Education and Training.
  2. The University is a multi-disciplinary university with programmes at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels, thereby creating the most favourable conditions for students to study dual degree and to pre-register for a master’s programme as an undergraduate.
  3. The University has advanced educational programmes, contents, and methods, with a harmonious combination of theory and practise, focusing on comprehensive education in knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
  4. The University has highly qualified lecturers and staff who wholeheartedly support students
  5. With an attractive landscape, spacious modern facilities, and a location in the centre of Dalat, the city of flowers, Dalat University is considered one of the most beautiful universities in Vietnam.
  6. Tuition fees are in line with the financial ability of parents.
  7. There is an attractive scholarship policy, funded in the budget of the university and by many domestic and foreign organisations and individuals.
  8. The University has a network of many large domestic and foreign private firms that provide opportunities for training, research, and recruitment.
  9. The employment rate of recent graduates is high. They work effectively and are highly appreciated by employers.
  10. The University offers a wide range of cultural, artistic, and athletic extra-curricular activities to help students develop comprehensive skills.