I. Program information

Name: Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

Code: 9420101

Implementation Institution: Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University

Language: English

Programe curriculum: (Download)

II. Enrollment: Selection

III. Forms of training

– Fulltime training: The program is fully provided in 3 years for candidates got Master Degree and 5 years for whom got Bachelor Degree.

– Part-time training: The program is provided in 4 years for candidates got Master Degree and 6 years for whom got Bachelor Degree.

IV. Applicants

Applicants who have Bachelor degree of Biology or Master degree of Experimental Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Zoology, Botany, Ecology and Microbiology; or Master of other related fields such as Animal husbandry, Veterinary, Aquaculture, Crop Science, Plant protection, Forestry and Biomedical engineering.

V. Research topics and Scholarships

The PhD students at the Institute of Biotechnology are eligible to receive research scholarships (either in full or in part) from laboratories or suppervisors. In addition, PhD students also has the opportunity to participate in research cooperation abroad through the international cooperation activities of the Institute. For more information about suppervisors and research topics please click here.  

VI. Requirements

Applicants must check following requirements and make sure before apply for program:

1. Degree and publication

– Holding a Master degree relates with the field of Biology.

– Holding an excellent Bachelor degree relates with the field of Biology.

– Having at least one scientific peer-review paper within 36 months to the application day.

2. Language proficiency

a) Holding an English Certificate of TOEFL iBT (minimum 45), or IELTS (minimum 5.0) within 24 months validation.

b) Applicants have Bachelor or Master Degrees in countries which have English as official language are passed language requirement.

3. Research plan (Form 5)

4. Letter of recommendation: 02 (Form 6)

5. Tuition fee

40.000.000 Vietnam Dong  / year (for 2018).

VII. Enrollment Application form

– Application form for international applicants to study in Vietnam (Form 1)

– Original copy of Graduation Certificate of Bachelor/ and Master degrees.

– Original copy of Official Transcript of Bachelor/ and Master degrees.

– Curriculum vitae (Form 2)

– Certificate of employee recording (Form 3)

– Official Health Certificate from General Hospital.

– Scientific publication record (Form 4)

– Copy of Scientific publication (7 copies).

– Research plan (Form 5) (7 copies)

– Letter of recommendation (Form 6) (2 letters)

– Original copy of English certificate.

– 3×4 cm Photo (4 photos)

Download all forms here.

VIII. Admission announcement

– Time: February, April, June, August, October, December.

– Place: Department of Science- Academic Affair – International Cooperation, Institute of Biotechnology- Hue University.

Address: Provincial No 10, Ngoc Anh, Phu Thuong Commune, Phu Vang District, Thua Thien Hue Province.

Phone: (+84)234.3819335;    

Mobile: (+84)93.649.08.05 (Associate Professor Nguyen Thi Thu Lien)          

Email: daotao.huib@hueuni.edu.vn

Website: http://huib.hueuni.edu.vn