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Overview | Hanoi University of Science, VNU


Dean: Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Quang Huy
Tel: + 84 4 38584734
Fax: +84 4 38582069
General Information: 
  • Founded in 1956, the Faculty of Biology was also among the very first faculties of the university.
  • After more than 60years, the Faculty has become one of the leading centers in the country in undergraduate and graduate education as well as in scientific research in the Life Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Biotechnology.
  • Staff member:  Total: 73/Professors: 1/Assoc.Prof.: 16
  • Undergraduate: 1300; Full time: 1150 (Hounors: 80, Standard Program: 1070),  Part-time: 150.
  • Graduate: Master: 70 - 80 student enroll each year/PhD: 10 - 12 PhD student enroll each year.


  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Invertebrate Zoology
  • Department of Vertebrate Zoology
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Genetics
  • Department of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology
  • Department of Physiology and Human Biology
  • Department of Cell Biology
  • Laboratory of Ecology and Environmental Biology
  • Laboratory of Medical Biology
  • Center for life science research
  • Museum of Biology


  • Scientific Papers: International: 25-30/year, including 20-25 ISI/SCOPUS papers/year; Domestic 40-50/year.
  • Research projects: More than 150 national research projects in recent 5 years. In total, 20-30 research projects/year.
  • Advanced Research Teams:
  • Prize, Honorary title: Excellent female scientist Prize, 2016 (Assoc.Prof. Dr. Vo Thuong Lan); Prospective Young Scientist Prize, 2016 (Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang).