About us

NTT Institute of International Education (NIIE) is a pioneering unit of Nguyen Tat Thanh University in the internationalization of higher education. With an extensive history of collaborating with reputable universities in countries with advanced education systems, NIIE offers students the opportunity to experience internationally quality education in Vietnam. NIIE students not only earn prestigious degrees but are also equipped with the necessary competencies, including professional knowledge, real-world experience, foreign language proficiency, and soft skills, to adapt and succeed in a globalized world. Every activity of NIIE is driven by the educational approach “Global Learning – Global Success”.


NTT Institute of International Education (NIIIE) was established in 2009 and after more than 15 years of establishment and development the Institute has cooperated and associated with many countries with advanced education in the world.

  • In 2010, NIIE partnered with Edexcel, UK;
  • In 2011, NIIE partnered with FTMS Academy, Singapore, and Chisholm Institute, Australia;
  • In 2013, NIIE was accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities (ASIC), UK – a reputable accreditation organization recognized by the British Government. ASIC specializes in evaluating and assessing the quality of training programs, universities and colleges in the UK as well as universities and colleges in many countries around the world. In the same year, NIIE also partnered with Coventry University, UK;
  • In 2015, NIIE made its mark by successfully developing the International Standard Program, based on the training programs of prestigious universities worldwide;
  • In 2016, NIIE was honored to become a member of the Quality International Study Abroad Network (QISAN), UK – an accreditation organization that provides reliable and credible reference information for students studying at international schools;
  • In 2019, the International Standard program was recognized for transfer to universities in the UK, Finland and Singapore;
  • In 2020, NIIE officially recruited students for transfer to Angelo State University in the United States.

Currently, NIIE has a training scale of over 2,000 students studying under 3 training programs, including:

  • International Standard Bachelor/Engineer program with 7 majors in 2 fields, Economics and Engineering;
  • Language program with 6 levels of NEP (NIIE English Program);
  • Transfer program linked with partners from the United States, Finland, Thailand, and prestigious universities worldwide such as Angelo State University (USA), Centria University (Finland), The College of Saint Rose (USA), Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand), LaTrobe (Australia), etc.

Studying at NIIE not only provides students with specialized knowledge and English language training but also equips them with the necessary skills to adapt well to a multinational learning and working environment. In addition to professional knowledge, students will be trained in English from basic to B2 level (equivalent to IELTS 5.5 – 6.0) and essential soft skills such as communication, time management, teamwork, critical thinking, etc. Furthermore, students have the opportunity to participate in transfer programs such as 1+3, 2+2, and 3+1. Accordingly, students study for 1 year, 2 years, or 3 years at NIIE before transferring to partner universities with reasonable costs and valuable scholarships of up to 60% tuition.With a student-centered teaching method, besides studying, NIIE also creates playgrounds for students to relieve stress, develop thinking, and apply soft skills to practice such as English club, short-term experiences, practical activities at companies, and partner organizations in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces. Especially, NIIE also organizes numerous academic competitions such as English debate, scientific research, creative entrepreneurship, and literary – physical – aesthetic activities such as NIIE Got Talent, Fashion Show, Amazing Race to welcome freshman and student moments.Through relentless efforts in reforming higher education to international standards, according to statistics on the employment of graduates each year, 100% of NIIE students have jobs after graduation, of which 96% work in their field of expertise in domestic and international companies and organizations, and 4% of remaining students start their own businesses or continue their studies in higher education programs.


By 2035, NIIE will be one of the leading destinations for international education, meeting regional and international standards.


NIIE aims to offer students promising opportunities to experience an education of international quality right in Vietnam, to obtain degrees that are recognised worldwide, and to be prepared with key competencies to succeed in the globally competitive workforce.


Being United (as a solid team, working towards common goals).

Being Integrated (locally, regionally and internationally).

Being Dynamic (in studying, researching and working).

Being Intellectual (at work and in life)

Being Accountable (to oneself, the family, the community and the society).

Philosophy of Education

“Real Learning – Real Success – Real Prestige – Real Future”

Adopting “student -centered” approach, the University embraces its education philosophy being “Real Learning * Real Success * Real Prestige * Real Future”. We believe it is in an academic environment well connected with the industry in applied research and community services that students’ capabilities and skills are built. Practical experience gained in such favorable learning environments helps learners to earn practical knowledge and skills, envision their own future, nourish their desire to serve the community and build their personal brands with professionalism and ethics.

Training Approach

Global Learning, Global Success

NIIE is committed to providing students with an international standard-based learning environment and implementing the best teaching practices through advanced curricula under the guidance of dedicated lecturers. This learning experience will prepare students with key competencies for global success.

Strategic Objectives 2020 - 2025


  • Complete the document and administrative management system of NIIE to meet the requirements of international accreditation.
  • Improve the administrative and language competemcies of the management officials and staff.


  • Expand the implementation of international cooperation programmes in training with reputable foreign universities.
  • Attract international students to study at NIIE.
  • Attract foreign lecturers to teach at NIIE.

Quality Assurance

  • Complete accreditation of NIIE according to international standards.


  • Increase the scale of formal university training.
  • Innovate teaching methods towards blended learning.
  • Implement joint training programmes with reputable foreign universities.
  • Enhance the effectiveness of training.

Scientific Research

  • Promote the participation of lecturers in scientific research.
  • Strengthen research capabilities for students.

Community Service

  • Promote extracurricular activities to meet comprehensive development needs for learners.
  • Promote industry and alumni connection activities.
  • Enhance NIIE images through community engagement activities.