Ho Chi Minh City Open University is a higher education institution offering various programs ranging from on-site to distance learning and learning at satellite academic centers; it aims to meet various learning needs of society and contribute to enriching the country’s human resources.
Ho Chi Minh City Open University was founded on July 26th, 1993, according to the Decision 389/Ttg signed by the Prime Minister on the foundation of Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Open Education established on June 15th, 1990 according to the Decision 451/Ttg signed by the Minister of Education and Training. Ho Chi Minh City Open University is the first institution to offer open training to implement the Communist Party and Government's directions in socializing education and multiplying training types.
There are currently more than 32,000 students enrolling in the daytime, nighttime, and distance-learning courses at Ho Chi Minh City Open University. Thus far, the university has granted approximately 31,000 bachelor's degrees and more than 1,000 master's degrees.