HCMUT Receives ABET Accreditation

Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT), a HEEAP partner institution, received accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) in the fields of computer science and computer engineering. The accomplishment was officially announced on November 4, 2014 at a grand ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City by Associate Professor Vu Dinh Thanh, who also serves as the Rector of HCMUT. Approximately 300 students and representatives from universities, colleges and industry attended the event. The achievement is one of the most meaningful milestones in the university’s 57-year history. 


ABET is a non-profit organization that accredits colleges and university programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology. ABET accredits over 3,400 programs at nearly 700 colleges and universities in 28 countries.





Photo: Rena Bitter, US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, pictured on stage with Rector Thanh celebrating HCMUT’s ABET accredidation.

In his acceptance speech Thanh graciously mentioned that HEEAP “has since 2008 accompanied us in modernizing the teaching methodologies, the training and assessing processes.” We congratulate HCMUT on this notable achievement!