About PVU

On November 25, 2010, the Prime Minister issued Decision No. 2157 / QD-TTG to establish PetroVietnam University (PVU). According to this decision, PVU is a special public university which is funded by Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) and does not receive support from the state budget. The university mission is to train high-quality human resources, combine training with scientific research and production and business, and contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam Oil and Gas Industry. PVU is a career-oriented university, striving to become one of the leading universities in Vietnam by 2020, one of the prestigious universities in the region by 2025, in Asia and the world before 2050. 

Trading name:

Vietnamese name: Trường Đại học Dầu khí Việt Nam

English name: PetroVietnam University (PVU)

Slogan: PVU - Human Resources For Development

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With the goal of building PetroVietnam University is an excellent university with high quality, modern infrastructure, and equipment, supplying high-quality human resources for the sustainable development of the oil and gas industry. The Group has decided to invest in building the main campus in Ba Ria city, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, the heart of Vietnam Oil and Gas Industry.

Mission, vision and general goals:

PVU is carrying out the mission of training high-quality human resources, combining training with scientific research and production and business practices to contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) and of the country.

PVU is a high-quality career-oriented university, and a potential scientific research at regional and international level. The university combines training with production and scientific research. It has extensive global cooperation network, the competitive capacity for development and integration, and high commitment to the needs of domestic and international enterprises.


- The university council

- Board of Rector

- Science and Training Council

- 05 Functional Offices:

  • Organization - Administration
  • Academic Affairs
  • Planning - Finance
  • Equipment & Project Management
  • Science and Technology and International Relations

- 02 centers:

  • Advanced Training
  • Information Technology- Library

- 02 Faculty:

  • Fundamental Sciences
  • Petroleum.

In the morning of January 27, 2011, the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) held a meeting to deploy the tasks in 2011 and announced the decision of the Prime Minister to establish PetroVietnam University. President Nguyen Minh Triet attended and directed the conference.

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The leaders of PVN, the University Council and the Board of Rectors took a photo with

President Nguyễn Minh Triết at the announcement ceremony of the Prime Minister’s decision on establishing PetroVietnam University.

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Prof. Dr. Bui Van Ga, Deputy Minister of Education and Training, handed over the decision of the Prime Minister for the university leaders.