University description (as per official university website)
HUMG was established in 1966 from the Mining and Geology faculty of Hanoi University of Technologies. During 44 years of history, more than 30000 undergraduate and post-graduate students have graduated from the university in 33 different B.Sc programmes, 18 M.Sc programmes and 29 PhD programmes such as mining, geology, surveying and mapping, oil and gas, electro-mechanical engineering, information technology and computer sciences, economics and business administration. Graduates from HUMG are highly appreciated for the capability and professional skills in the key sectors of Vietnamese economy such as oil and gas, coal mining, construction, etc.
The main campus of the HUMG is in Dong Ngac, Tu Liem, Hanoi, Vietnam. The university also has two other campuses in Quang Ninh, the heart of Vietnam coal mining industry and in Vung Tau, the oil city in the South of Vietnam.
HUMG is growing and developing university. The number of students increased to around 30000 in recent years. Dozens of new majors have been added to the university education programs such as geo-environment, software engineering, applied information technology in surveying, economics, mining and geology, accounting, business administration, etc. Hanoi campus will be extended and designed to comply with the facilities of an advanced and modernized university.
Total number of academic staff is 545 with 16 full-professors, 55 associate professors, and 177 senior lecturers. With highly professional and potential academic staff, HUMG has made a reputation in research activities and applied knowledge transferring in Earth Sciences related projects in Vietnam. Academic staff in HUMG works in 12 different major academic faculties.
LIST OF ACADEMIC FACULTIES
Faculty of Mining
Faculty of Geology
Faculty of Oil and Gas
Faculty of Surveying and Mapping
Faculty of Economics and Business Management
Faculty of Information Technology
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Environment
Faculty of General Education
Faculty of Political Education
Faculty of Military Education