DESCRIPTION Semester Abroad Program (SAP) in Vietnam offers you as international students the possibility to choose from a wide array of English-taught courses offered by the FPT University (FU) and you can customize your academic curriculum.   In one intensive and remarkable semester, you are offered ample opportunities to broaden your knowledge, travel to exciting destinations, make life-long friends and immerse themselves in a new environment. You will have truly life-changing experience which can help to shape your future by challenging yourself to live and study in another country. This is a great opportunity to develop important transferable skills such as adaptability, independence, initiative, and self-motivation.  Choosing to experience a semester abroad at FU offers you a chance to study in Hanoi, 1000 year city with a long – lasting traditions and culture. FU with its excellent facilities combined with friendly and supportive environment has a long tradition of welcoming students from a wide variety of countries and culture. We are always working hard to ensure that international students gain the most from their Vietnam study experience. COURSE FEATURE
  • A high quality academic curriculum in English
  • Site visits to member companies under FPT Corporation
  • Local cultural immersion
  • Strong local support
  • Courses conducted in English
  • Affordable tuition fee & cost of living and great program value
PROGRAM PATHWAY Course Load: We offer you the choice of around 50 subjects to choose from in a range of subject areas such as Software Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, Business Administration, etc. You are able to take up to 5 courses per semester. For the full list of courses, please look at our website Course Credit: 05 subjects you study at FPT University are transferred to 15 credits (3 credits per each, equivalent to 45 teaching hours). Upon completion of your study at FU, a transcript of study will be sent back to your home institution. APPLICATION PROCEDURE 1) Choose your host department. 2) Select your program in consultation with your host department. 3) Choose your preliminary preferred subjects. 4) Upon nomination by your home institution, complete your application form and submit to FPT University. 5) All documents below are required to be prepared and submitted to FU international Academy: Form 1: FPT Student Exchange program Application form (*) Form 2: FPT Accommodation registration Form Official copy of applicant’s academic transcript (**) Recommendation letter from the home university Copy of passport; Insurance certificates (***) Other supporting letters and academic background materials relevant to specific course selections, as requested during the application process (*) (**)Form 1 and Form 2 can be downloaded in website (***): Health and accident insurance is the compulsory requirement for all exchange students. PROGRAM FEE Program fee: 2800 USD/pax The program covers
  • Tuition fee for a semester;
  • Academic materials such as textbooks, reference books and audio lessons
  • Technology fee (Internet Service, IT support, Wi-Fi-based facilities on campus)
  • Admin fee (Airport pickup and see-off, student service, ID registration fee, etc.)
  • Enrichment program fee (Company visit, city tour, a tour to Ha Long Bay – the World heritage)
The program does not cover
  • Passport and VISA fee
  • Two-way airfares
  • International Health Insurance
  • Foods and accommodation
  • All personal expenses during your stay in Vietnam (Laundry, postage, liquor, etc.
Academic Year
Semester Application Deadline Term Period
Spring semester 13 November (of the previous year) January – April
Summer semester 13 March May – August
Fall semester 13 July September -December
  • You would like to experience Vietnam, an amazing country with rich historic roots, original culture, and a contemporary college community;
  • You are independent and outgoing and want a full cultural immersion experience in Southeast Asian region;
  • You would like to accelerate your understanding of globalization far beyond your peers;
  • You would like a semester program with courses taught in English in a foreign country;
  • You would like to add an experience to your resume that will make you unique among other.