The Japanese training program (Interpretation – Orientation) is designed for students pursuing one of the full-time faculties of the International School, who wish to pursue a second degree at ULIS – VNU. The program was issued under Document No. 409/DHUHH-DT dated January 23rd, 2018 by the Director of VNU. Accordingly, students will be exempted from the equivalent modules of the two courses, about 55% of the total course duration, significantly shortening the training time and will have their degree issued by ULIS – VNU.


Japanese Language


4 years (Expectation)

Teaching language:

Japanese & Vietnamese

Type of training:

Second degree

Course coordinators:

VNU-International School (VNU-IS) and VNU-University of Languages and International Studies (VNU-ULIS)


Bachelor’s Degree awarded by Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU)

– General Objective:

+ The Bachelor’s Degree Program in Japanese provides students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be highly adaptable, to have a good knowledge of Japanese, to use Japanese fluently, and to be in charge of related jobs, especially those of the first major.

– Specific Objective:

+ Provide students with knowledge of Japanese and specialized knowledge in the direction of interpreting, and to build skills for using fluent Japanese, reaching at minimum level 5 according to the capacity of 6 levels of foreign language for Vietnamese. Students will be able to use Japanese for study, research, and work purposes which are relevant to their first major.

+ Build research skills, as well as translation and interpretation skills in relevant fields, especially in relation to the first major.

+ Form the ability to work in agencies and organizations, as well as in training and research institutions.

+ Provide the ability to continue individual study, participate in higher education, accumulate experience, acquire personal and professional qualities, and to be a leader and expert in related fields of expertise.

  • Method of Enrollment: admissions screening.
  • Program open to: Full-time students in International Business Studies, Accounting, Analysis and Auditing, Management, Information Systems of the International School, and Vietnam National University (Hanoi) students who satisfy the conditions set forth in Clause 1, Article 24 of the Regulation on Undergraduate Training at VNU. This was issued together with Decision No. 5115 / QĐ-ĐHQG, dated December 25th, 2014 from the Director of VNU. Specifically: Applicants’ GPA at the International School, up to the time of application, must be 2.0 or higher. Applications with scores from the highest to lowest will be screened and short listed, until the enrollment number we desire is reached.

Tuition fees for 2nd degree-specific credits are collected according to tuition fees of VNU-ULIS

  • Translators, Interpreters, Editors
  • Office Secretary, Foreign Relations Assistant, Tour Guide
  • Lecturers, researchers in the area of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics in educational and training institutes
  • Proficient in Japanese and able to better meet the job requirements of the first major

Established in July 2002, International School – Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-IS) is one of the first higher education institutions to offer joint international training programs.

Academic programs at VNU-IS are designed for students to reach their full potential and thus to succeed in the real world. Having partnership with more than 30 universities worldwide, VNU-IS has wide experiences in hosting international visiting professors and overseas students from Europe, America, Africa and Asia as well as in building an international environment. Our community of professors and students comprises a rich mix of cultures. This diversity adds vibrancy and depth, fresh understanding and broad perspective to our work. Moderate-sized classes at VNU-IS also ensure a friendly atmosphere and a very personal level of support for students.

Foreign students will be assisted with visa application, accommodation arrangement and support with other activities facilitating their integration. With the reasonable tuition fees, students can approach to the curricula, methodology, assessment, evaluation of international standards. Besides onclass activities, students have opportunity to participate in exciting extra-curricular ones that help them to be more flexible and adaptable to a multi-cultural working environment or study further upon graduation. Students will be granted degrees by VNU and foreign universities which are world-wide recognized.

University of Languages and International Studies (ULIS) is one of the seven member universities of Vietnam National University – Hanoi (VNU), a leading higher educational institution in Vietnam.

ULIS has well equipped facilities for students and staff, with over 200 lecture halls, classrooms, language labs and a Learning Resource Center with more than 54,000 foreign language books. Students are well looked after in the student apartments which are bulit in the main campus and can accommodate over 1,000 students. Students and staff can enjoy hours of exercise in the newly built 1,000 square meter sports complex which comprises a stadium, a footbal court, basketball courts and tennis courts.