Pole Universitaire Français – Ho Chi Minh Ville (PUF-HCM) is one of the public training units belonging to Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City. It was established in July 20, 2006 based on the agreements signed between the governments of Vietnam and France. The training programs implemented in PUF-HCM are high-quality programs, which are designed according to the international standards and by the high-reputation universities of France to undertake teaching, quality-control and licensing.
In 2018 PUF has been merged into International Education Institute (IEI) VNU-HCM. IEI VNU-HCM continues to cooperate with the French Universities which are famous in Europe and worldwide for their prestige and tradition of training high-quality human resources. Participating in the formal training program of European education model, IEI VNU-HCM’s students only take two years for master’s degree. By joining the IEI VNU-HCM, students have the opportunity to study in an international environment, under the lecturing of world-class professors from France.