The Diplomatic Academy of Viet Nam was established in accordance with Decision 82/2008/QD-TTg dated 23 June 2008 by the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam on the basis of upgrading the Institute for International Relations (successor of the College for Foreign Affairs established in 1959).

The Academy has 211 researchers, faculty members and staff and is expected to have 350 personnel when it is in full service. The majority of researchers and faculty members hold master or doctor degrees and has received overseas training.


The Academy offers training at undergraduate and graduate levels in international relations, international law, international economics, foreign languages, and media and cross-culture communication. Each year, the Academy takes in 60 graduate and 450 undergraduate students in six disciplines of International Relations, International Law, International Economics, International Communication, English and French.


The Academy carries out strategic research and forecasts on world affairs, international relations, political and economic affairs, security, national defense, law, culture and foreign policies of different nations and regions. The Academy serves as “Think Tank” for the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Party and the State in foreign policies as well as history and theories of international relations.

International Cooperation

The Academy is an active member of many regional and world research networks such as ASEAN-ISIS, NEAS, NEAT, and CSCAP etc. Researchers and faculty members of the Academy regularly attend international colloquiums, seminars and conferences held overseas. Every year, the Academy hosts 60 groups of scholars, international politicians for 60 international seminars.



Address:           69 Chua Lang Street, Dong Da, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Telephone number:  (84-4) 3834 4540

Fax number: (84-4) 3834 3543