Introduction

 
Electric Power University is a public university with a multi-level and multi-discipline system, operating under the management of Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and its main function is to provide high quality manpower at different training levels for the power sector and to satisfy society’s needs. Apart from retraining and advanced training for technical and management staff members of the power sector, the university also develops and promotes scientific research, international cooperation, transfer and deployment of new technology applications.


Besides, EPU is one of the the five universities authorized by the Government and Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) to take responsibility for nuclear power training. The university also provides short-term and part-time training courses for EVN subsidiaries.


EPU has provided training in 7 majors at graduate level, 27 majors at undergraduate level, 19 majors at college level and 5 majors in vocational training courses. At present, the total number of students is approximately 15,000.

Over the past years, EPU staff and faculty members have been increasing in terms of both quantity and quality. Until now, the total number of staffs has reached 456, including 9 Associate Professors, 74 people with PhD degree, 227 people with Master’s degree, and guest lecturers. 100% of lecturers are well qualified and allocated in accordance with their professional qualifications to ensure professional structure and qualifications as prescribed by the Ministry of Education and Training. At present, for specialized training majors, there are long-term lecturers who have PhD and Master’s degrees as prescribed by the Ministry of Education and Training.

EPU has consistently received outstanding honors of Vietnam Electricity, Ministry of Industry and Trade, and Ministry of Education and Training. Many individuals and departments were awarded with Labor Medals, Certificates of Merit and other honors from the Government, Ministries, and Vietnam Electricity, etc. Also, the EPU’s Party Committee has successively been renowned for its strength for many years. The Trade Union and Youth Union of the university are well recognized and awarded certificates of merit and many other honors.