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The International Conference "Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities" October 2019

Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Ton Duc Thang Universsity, will organize the International Conference "Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities" October 2019. This is the 3rd International Conference that will be organized at TDTU, and will be co-organized with 5 other universities:

- The University of Trieste, Italy; 

- Universität Leipzig, Germany; 

- National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; 

- University of Warwick, United Kingdom; 

Ton Duc Thang University entered the top universities in the world on November 20th, 2018

The University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP []) has just announced the rankings of the world's top universities. URAP is a ranking organization established in 2010 by the Middle East Technical University, a prestigious Turkish public university which is ranked among 601-800 by the Times Higher Education (THE), United Kingdom. The unit that was responsible for this data analysis and ranking is the Information Measurement Department of this university and a Department of Specialization in Data Science.

Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities 21th Anniversary

On the 21th October 2018, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Ton Duc Thang University has organized Students with Business day 2018, one of the chain of activities to celebrate the Faculty 21th anniversary. There were about 20 companies and enterprises that have been in cooperate with the  Faculty attended at the ceremony. The Faculty also conducted signing ceremony with 9 new companies, increasing opportunities for internships and careers development for students.

Seminar "Theory of Modernity"

On Tuesday 8 October, Professor Trevor Hogan, a sociologist from La Trobe University presented a research paper to staff and students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. Prof Hogan is a regular visitor to TDTU and Ho Chi Minh City and had been here earlier this year to speak about Asian cities. In this instance, he spoke about a related project of his to do with the Hungarian theorist Agnes Heller's Theory of Modernity. The first question put in this paper is a very general and yet confronting one, Are we all moderns now?

Workshop "Prison heritage at ConSon and Beyond"

Heritage tourism has become an important type of tourism in Vietnam. To exchange knowledge and experience in heritage tourism research and to share research ideas as a basis for international collaborative research on this subject, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities in collaboration with the University of Nottingham Trent (UK) held the seminar ";Prison heritage at Con Son and beyond".

The Three Bark Canoes Project: Practical dilemmas in postcolonial-critical fieldwork methodology

Seminar by Dr. Peter Phipps - RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.


Through the connection of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, a group of 07 students from Lomonosov University (Russia) came to study Vietnamese at the Center for Vietnamese Studies and Language in the early days of August. This is the second time that they came to study at Ton Duc Thang University. They were well-deserved the fame of the most prestigious university in Russia!

Tourism Department with Enterprises

In preparation for the Professional training program for Tourism students, Tourism Department from Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanites, TDTU, had organized a meeting with enterprises on 18 May 2018.

APU students’ days at Ton Duc Thang University

From February 19 to March 10, 2018, the Center for Vietnamese Studies and Language (Ton Duc Thang University) welcomed the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University students to the Winter Vietnamese Immersion Program.
Winter Vietnamese Immersion Program consists of three weeks of studying Vietnamese language and field trips in Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta and Phan Thiet.
In Ho Chi Minh City, the students visited several famous places such as Ben Thanh Market, the Museum of History...


On 8 Jan 2018, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, TDTU had organized an exchange program and welcome students and staffs from Temple University (was found on 1884, on of the top public research University in Philadelphia, USA).

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