Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH) was first founded as the School for Doctor's Assistant, then the Secondary Pharmaceutical School, The Central School for Health Staff and the School of Training for Health Staff (1948-1975) and the School for Health Administrators (1976- 2001). In 2001, the Government upgraded status of the school into university and became Hanoi University of Public Healh, but it kept the English name as Hanoi School of Public Health. In Oct 2016, the school has officially changed its English name to Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH). The university has its own strategic development plan between 2013-2020 with the vision to become the leading institution in Vietnam and in the region on Public Health training, research and consultancy. HUPH has also a long history of strengthening partnership within its faculty and other institutional departments, organizations and agencies, nationally and internationally, to develop the school's human resources, quality improvement in training, research and consultancy and thus to progress in the direction of globalization. 



The Hanoi University of Public Health consists of 6 Faculties and 1 Department:

  • Faculty of Basic Medicine
  • Faculty of Fundamental Sciences
  • Faculty of Social Sciences - Behaviors and Health Education
  • Faculty of Health Management and Policy 
  • Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Health.
  • Faculty of Clinical Medicine
  • Department of Foreign Languages

On November 18, 2016, Hanoi University of Public Health (HUPH) celebrated its inauguration of new campus. The HUPH’s brand new campus is built on a total area of ​​5.7 hectares with a total gross floor area of​ 40,000m2 for offices, classrooms, and a student dormitory. The four multifunctional buildings designed with modern and synchronous architecture consist of: Administration Building, Classroom Building, Laboratory and Practice Training Building, Dormitory, and other technical infrastructure to serve the education activities for about 4,000 domestical and international students.