The University of Transport, formerly known as the College of Public Works, was established on December 25 1918, under French colonial rule and reopened under the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on November 15,1945.
On March 24, 1962, Prime Minister Pham Van Dong signed Decision No. 42/CP on establishing the University of Transport.
After the South was liberated entirely, to meet new needs for the cause of national construction and the development of transportation in the southern region in particular, on April 27, 1990, the Minister of Education and Training signed Decision No. 139/TCCB to establish Campus II of the University of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh.
Decision on the establishment of Campus II - University of Transport and Communication
in Ho Chi Minh City on April 27, 1990
Under the Law on Higher Education and the University's Charter, on July 15, 2016, the Minister of Education and Training signed Decision No. Transportation in the city. Ho Chi Minh City is based on the previous Campus II.
Decision No. 2419/QD-BGDDT on the establishment of
University of Transport and Communication in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh
The University of Transport and Communication campus Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City is located on a campus with an area of nearly 16 hectares with 3-storey office areas, lecture halls with almost 80 classrooms, 3-storey Information Center - Library with a construction area of nearly 2000 m2. System of reading rooms only for lecturers and students with more than 300 seats, conference rooms, and Internet access rooms with modern computers. Student dormitory comprises 8 blocks and 01 7-storey building (put into use since August 2014) with nearly 400 rooms, can accommodate over 2000 boarding students.
Laboratories: road focus, Physics, Chemistry, Electrical engineering, Hydraulics, Strength of materials, Soil mechanics, Cybernetics, computer room, Foreign language classroom, Mechanical workshop gas, etc., to meet the needs of students to carry out necessary experiments according to the training program.
Since its establishment, the Branch of the University of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City has contributed to training scientific and technical staff for the transportation industry in the southern provinces and the national economic sectors.
The organizational structure of the University of Transport and Communications Branch in Ho Chi Minh City is toward simplicity and efficiency with departments, centers, Functional Boards and faculties and departments. Currently, the Campus has 11 Departments, Functional Committees, Centers and 03 Faculty and 03 Departments.
In 1990, when it was first established, the University only had 02 training majors, namely Water Transport Economics and Automotive Transport, Course 29 with about 109 students. Up to now, the Branch has been training 20 majors, including over 70 majors with a scale of more than 7,000 students, post-graduate students studying at the University.
In addition, at the Branch, there are 02 production units, which are UTC2 Joint Stock Company and the Branch of the University of Transport and Consulting Co., Ltd. JSC signed and implemented many design consultancy contracts, supervision consultancy, and construction works for localities in the southern region. Ho Chi Minh City with a turnover of nearly 100 billion VND.
Since 1996, the Campus has conducted postgraduate training at the undergraduate level. Since then, the branch has trained thousands of masters in traffic construction, mechanics, and business administration.
The Campus has also signed a cooperation relationship with the Schools: Moscow State University of Transport and Railways (Russian Federation); Southwest Jiaotong University (China); University of Darmstadt and Dresden (Federal Republic of Germany); Paris Bridge and Road University (France); Vientiane Traffic College (Laos) etc.
With these achievements, it honored the Campus to be awarded many noble titles such as Labor Medals, First, Second, Third Class; Emulation Flag of the Government, Emulation Flag of the Ministry of Education and Training and Traditional Flag of the City People's Committee. Ho Chi Minh; Certificate of Merit from the Prime Minister and the ministries, branches and localities in the Southern region.