Hanoi University of Mining and Geology (HUMG)

1. Foundation Date

The University was founded on August 8th, 1966.

2. Mandate

To train technical experts in exploration and exploitation of natural resources, and in protection of mining and the geological environment, and to be a center for research and technology transfer in geology, oil and gas, surveying, and mining. Higher education is also provided in theoretical sciences, information technology and economics and business administration.

3. Degrees and Programs

3.1. Undergraduate Education: B.Sc. in mining, geology, petroleum, surveying, economics and business administration:
5 years.

3.2. Postgraduate Education

- Master''''s degree (M.Sc.): 2-3 years.

- Doctoral degree (Ph.D.): 3-5 years.

4. Academic Faculties

- Faculty of General Education

- Faculty of Mining

- Faculty of Geology

- Faculty of Surveying

- Faculty of Oil and Gas

- Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

- Faculty of Postgraduate Studies

- Faculty of In-service Studies

5. Centers and Facilities

- Consultancy, Technology Development and Construction Company (CODECO)

- Center of Mining Electro-mechanical Research

- Center for Technological Development of Minerals

- Center of Information Technology

- Center for Support and Development of Mining-Geological Sciences and Technology

- Center for Geotechnical Study

- Research Center for Environmental Geology

- Research Center for Experimental Mining

- Center of Researching and Applying new Surveying and Mapping Technology

- Research Center on Engineering Geodesy

6. Faculty and Students

 The academic staff includes 12 Professors, 42 Associate Professors, 15 Dr.Sc., 119 Ph.D., 86 Masters, 167 Senior Lecturers and nearly 200 Lecturers and Assistant Lecturers.

Total student enrollment: 10,000.

7. International Relations

For over thirty five years since its establishment, HUMG has developed an effective and long - term relationship with many foreign institutions, universities, and companies.

The co-operation is particularly on:

- Exchange programs of staff and students in training and research courses;

- Joint research projects and joint organization of conferences;

- Exchange of academic materials and information.

The foreign institutions, universities and companies that HUMG has co-operation with are as follows: Curtin University (Australia), University of Leoben (Austria), Montpellier University (France), Osaka City University (Japan), Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), NUFFIC (The Netherlands), Technical University of Mining and Technology Bergakademie Freiberg, Technische Universitaet Dresden, Technische Universitaet Clausthal, Friedrich- Alexander Universitaet Erlangen-Numberg (Germany); University of Ostrava (Czech Republic); University of Geosciences Moscow, Moscow University of Geodesy and Cartography (Russia); University of Technology Warsaw, University of Mining and Metallurgy Kracow (Poland); Oklahoma University (USA); China University of Geosciences (Beijing and Wuhan), Wuhan University, University of Petroleum in Beijing, China University of Mining and Technology, Tongji University, North China Institute of Science and Technology (China); Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Chualongkorn University, Paichai University (Thailand); Universiti Technologi (Malaysia); University of Brunei Darussalam (Brunei) and many others.

Additionally, HUMG has had relations with international and joint-venture companies such as Mobil, BP, Schlumberger, Petronas, Vietsovpetro, Japan-Vietnam petroleum company, Franco-Pacific, Didacta, Intergraph, Leica, Chevron, Japan Geotechnical Society, and others./.