Dr. Nirschel met with IIE President
AUV is the first university in Vietnam to become a member of the Institute of International Education

Dr. Allan Goodman, President of the Institute of International Education, one of the oldest and most respected global education organizations in the world, has joined the International Advisory Board of AUV.

A graduate of Harvard University and former Dean at Georgetown University, Dr. Goodman has a long history with Vietnam and the cause of international education. Seen here, Dr. Goodman welcomed AUV President Roy Nirschel to the IIE Headquarters in New York... read more

Cal State San Marcos Signs Historic Agreement with the American University in Vietnam

Building on months of preparation, Dr. Binh Tran and Dr. Nirschel signed major agreements with Cal State University San Marcos during a two day visit hosted by CSUSM President Karen Haynes and Provost Emily Cutrer.

The agreements include broad partnerships between the two universities in areas of study abroad, student exchange and recruitment as well as an articulation agreement with AUV curriculum paralleling that offered by CSUSM and the twenty-three school Cal State system... read more

AUV - Southern New Hampshire University Study Abroad Program
AUV - Southern New Hampshire University Study Abroad Program

MBA students at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) had the trip of a lifetime courtesy of AUV and our study abroad program.

Led by Professor Bulent Aybar and accompanied by Dean Bill Gillett, the students in an MBA Emerging Markets class from a wide range of disciplines and countries spent ten days in Vietnam, meeting with business leaders, media, and cultural organizations while experiencing the sites and sounds of Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang.... read more


Vietnam conjures up images in the minds of Americans of a certain age, but the Vietnam of today has its own amazing images.

Come study, learn and grow as you experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Vietnam in a unique tailor-made study abroad program for US university students.

Hosted by The American University in Vietnam, this study tour combines the best Vietnam has to offer – past, present and future... read more

About Us
Welcome to the American University in Vietnam. We are glad you are considering the American University in Vietnam, the first US-supported, American quality university in Vietnam... see more
Whether it is business entrepreneurship, hospitality management, environmental science, new media and communication or computer science and engineering, the American University in Vietnam will provide each student with a personalized education... see more
International Advisory Board
Dr. Allan Goodman is the president of the Institute for International Education, the leading international education and training program in the world. His offices works closely with the US State Department, administers the Fulbright program... see more

Planned Degrees - Phase One

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Introduction of President