Welcome from the Chair
Welcome to the Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department of International University - Ho Chi Minh City (IU) of Vietnam National Universities in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The BME Department was created in March 2009 as a platform for students and faculty to excel this model by establishing a synergetic interface between Research, Education and Entrepreneurship. We offered the degree of Master and Bachelor in BME and all courses are taught in English. The Department motto is: High Quality, Sustainability and Usefulness. Our long term goal is to transform the BME Department into a Center of Excellence in Biomedical Engineering for South-East Asia. It will be built from the Vietnamese roots and utilizing Western approaches to address the urgent needs of the country and prepare new generations of graduates, capable of contributing to global research in the life sciences. We built an infrastructure and operating system that stimulate students to perform well beyond the academic requirements, give faculty members excellent working conditions to investigate issues that exist only in Vietnam and offer industrial investors excellent opportunities to expand their fields of activities and profits with original medical devices made in Vietnam ...
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Excellent BME programs in Vietnam
In 2015, our Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering (BME) program got accredited by AUN Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) with a score of 5.1 (max. 7). This is the first and the only BME program in Vietnam that got accredited by AUN. Further, this program obtained the highest score ever received by any programs in Vietnam that have been assessed by AUN and is placed second after a program in Philippines that obtained 5.5 score.
In 2016, International University – VNUHCM (IU) received the certificate of Education Quality Accreditation from MOET Vietnam. Within 12 institutions which gain the certificate, IU is evaluated with the score of 88.5%, rank top 1 in the southern region.