HUP at a glance

*  The only specialized university in training pharmacists in Vietnam

*  Location: 13-15 Le Thanh Tong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.

*  Rector: Prof. Nguyen Dang Hoa, 2013-present;

*  Originated from Indochina Medical School in 1902, established Department of Pharmacy in 1914.

*  Split into Hanoi Medical College and Hanoi College of Pharmacy in 1961

*  Campus: Campus in Hanoi (from 1902); Campus in Bacninh​​​​​


* Faculties: 194; Technician: 53 (up to 2016)

* Departments: 21 (up to 2016)

* Training types: PhD, Master, 1st-level specialized pharmacist, 2nd-level specialized pharmacist (graduate programs), 5-year regular pharmacist, 4-year irregular pharmacist, second-degree  pharmacist, and 3-year junior pharmacist.

* Collaborative training program: Mekong Transregional Master  Program (Master of Pharmaceutical Science); Pharmacovigilance and Epiedemilology DU program; Pharmaceutics DU program.


* The Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Drug Information  considered as one of the most accredited journals in the field of Pharmaceutical sciences in Vietnam.

* 30 university-level projects, 4 ministry-level projects, 3 projects at Hanoi Department of Science and Technology level and 3 Nafosted projects ​.


*  More than 15.000 pharmacists trained in HUP 

* Student enrollment in 2013: 1010 total; 841 undergraduate; 169 graduate

* 5066 students of all types currently at HUP; 4261 undergraduate;  805 graduate (2013-2014) International students each year: about 50, from Laos, Cambodia, Mongolia, France, United State, Japan, and Thailand, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands 

International Cooperation

* A network of over 100 international partners over the world

* Student exchange program with over 10 countries. ​​​ ​