Enrollment in Doctoral and Pre-Doctoral Program for Organic agriculture


– Program name: Doctor of Philosophy in Organic agriculture, code: 9620125 (A pilot training program)

– Traning language: Vietnamese and English

– Training Institution: Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University



3.1. For PhD student

– Full-time training               

The full-time training program is fully provided in 3 years for candidates holding Master’s degree, and 4 years for whom holding Bachelor’s degree.

– Part-time training

The part-time training program is required 3 years in total studying and researching time for candidate holding Master’s degree, and 4 years in total studying and researching time for candidate holding Bachelor’s degree.

3.2. For Pre-PhD student

The total training program is no more than 24 months.

Pre-PhD student can register for course of 6-months or 12-months each year.

The study time for pre-PhD student is not counted in the official PhD time.


Applicants who holding Master’s degree of identical majors such as: Soil science, Animal husbandry, Crop science, Genetics and Plant breeding, Plant protection…, or similar majors such as: Veterinary medicine, Biology, Zoology, Microbiology, Aquatic biology…; and applicants who holding Bachelor’s degree of identical majors such as: Agriculture, Agricultural extension, Soil science, Animal husbandry, Agronomy…

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

1. Degree and publication

a.) Holding a Master degree relates with the field of Organic agriculture.

b.) Holding an excellent Bachelor degree relates with the field of Organic agriculture.

c.) 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 month validation.

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

In addition, if the applicant enrolls in the doctoral program in English, the applicant must have English ability to meet specific conditions following: TOEFL iBT of English score of 50 or higher, or an IELTS (Academic Test) of 5.5 or higher that certificated by an international and Vietnamese organization within 2 years (24 months) up to date of enrollment or two-level diploma issued by a foreign language University in Vietnam.

If the candidate do not meet the requirements of the item c.) in Section 1, and Section 2, the candidate can apply for registration of pre-PhD student. Within a maximum of 24 months, the pre-PhD student may complete and submit the required admission conditions in Sections 1 and 2 to be considered for official fellowship.


The PhD students at the Institute of Biotechnology are eligible to receive supports following:

+ Full or partial scholarships.

+ Sponsorship: 20,000,000 VND/HUIB (Institute of Biotechnology, Hue University) research project for each PhD student.

+ All chemicals or research materials will be supported.


Download all forms here.


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

– Place: Department of Science, Training and 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) 39.330.8468 (Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Cuc)

         Email: daotao.huib@hueuni.edu.vn

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