Summer School 2018: Incredible moments with Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

Vietnam National University of Agriculture offers a 4 to 6 week Summer School to provide participants with an effective opportunity to experience and study on environment, society, culture and livelihoods of Vietnam.

During Summer School, English is used as the staple language for communication. Students who take the course will not only have a chance to experience in spectacular landscapes but also work with knowledgeable lecturers with high command of English in friendly environment.

To meet immense demands, the program consists of a wide range of field studies with 7 optional modules for learners. In each module, student will be learned and be in prominent studying representatives.

Course framework

Module 1: Vietnamese Culture and Food

Student will be provided fundamental knowledge of culture, society, tourist attractions and typical food with thousands year of cultural diversity in the Red River Delta as well as visiting historic and precious exhibition arts. 

Module 2: Vietnamese language

Students will have great time to practice Vietnamese language as well as understand the whole of plentiful parlances.

Module 3: Vietnamese History

With the cultural depth, glorious histories of Vietnam and the Red River Delta will be revealed interestingly through the week of the module and student will have chances to view national museums in Hanoi.

Module 4: Tropical Resources and Environment

Students are introduced and given time to visit the diversity of natural resources and local habitants in some northern regions of Vietnam.

Module 5: Agricultural system development

Provide learners with comprehensive knowledge of eco-system, VAC, animal production, agrarian systems in Vietnam and in the Red River Delta in class before the excursion for outstanding success in ecological farming systems.

Module 6: The Red River Delta Economy development

Key features of Vietnam’s economic growth as well as agriculture development in the Red River Delta will be provided.

Module 7: Vietnamese People and Livelihoods

No where can people find boring in this part, it provides learners with particular characteristics of the Northern food culture (its origin, development process, people’s eating habits and typical restaurants).

Field trips

In all modules, there will be two parts, one in class to have an overview about the subject of the study, and the other in practical situation after studying theory. In class, students will be trained and familiarized by VNUA's lectuers. Students will visit traditional handicraft villages, historic places, national forest, and agrarian systems in the Red River Delta. In addition, students can exchange their knowledge and culture with VNUA's students through Module 1, 5 and 6.

Tuition fees (*)

Depending on the total number of students enrolled in each course. One course equals 16 credits. Both options include 4 modules. Students can choose 4 modules in the total of 7 modules.

Option 1: For credit 

  • From 10 students: 60 USD/credit/student.
  • From 15 to 20 students: 45 USD/credit/student.
  • From 21 to 30 students: 40 USD/credit/student 

Option 2: For the total tuition fee

  • From 10 students: 900 USD/student/course.
  • From 15 to 20 students: 650 USD/student/course.
  • From 21 to 30 students: 500 USD/student/course.

Note: This cost does not cover accommodation, meal, health insurance, international travel, and perdiem.

Time: 4 weeks 


Students can choose different types of hotel in Ha noi, ranging from luxurious to economical, from 4 stars to 1 star;

Or Students can live in International Students’ Dormitory Guest House of VNUA.

  • For the Guest House: The price of a room of 2 persons is around 15 USD/day/double room; or 350 USD/month/double room.
  • For the International Students’ Dormitory: The price is 220 USD/month/double-room; 293 USD/month/triple-room

 Meal cost: around 10 USD/day.

Food cost: about 10 USD/day.

(*) Fees can be changed each year.


Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information:

International Cooperation Office

Vietnam National University of Agriculture

Trau Quy, Gia Lam, Ha noi