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TDTU cultural exchange program offers a perfect opportunity for international students to meet local students and experience Vietnamese culture through various on and off‑campus activities. It could be traditional games, team-building activities, discussions or exchange of understandings about cultures and customs of the countries.

Program duration: Upon request


Step 1: In order to request an exchange session, the partner should email us some basic information as below via email:

            - Expected date and time
            - Expected number of students
            - Main purposes of this trip
            - Expected exchange activities

Step 2: TDTU's confirmation and suggestions

Step 3: Discuss and finalize a program schedule

Step 4: Complete administrative procedures for program execution.


TDTU is an ideal place for international student in form of short-term programs. Besides state-of-the-art learning environments, we also offer students many support services such as:


TDTU will support international students to submit visa application in Vietnam. Students will receive an approval letter via email to get their visas at Vietnam authorized organizations after 2 weeks.

Airport pick-up/drop-off services

TDTU arranges airport pick-up/drop-off­ services to make your arrival in and departure from the city as smooth as possible. Please contact us in advance and we will confirm the availability of this service.


Students should apply for the on-campus dormitory after they submit application documents. We offer on-campus accommodations which are fully-equipped to best accommodate the life of students. Please contact us for more detailed information.

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Orientation helps international students with an easier transition to TDTU campus life and to Vietnamese culture. Through campus tours, many places in TDTU are discovered and queries about the campus, community, culture, and how to connect with new friends can be solved out.


Students are required to buy insurance before coming to Vietnam. We will support in providing basic information about diff­erent options and benefits for students.

Estimated Costs of Living

Tuition                          Depending on selective programs

Accommodation         Approx. $4.5/day, $50 refundable security deposit

Living expenses         Approx. $150/month

Health Insurance        $72 - $230/student/4-5 months

Food/Meals                 $1 - $5/meal

International Volunteer Team (IVT)

At TDTU, our International Volunteer Team (IVT) will support international students with both on and o­ff-campus services. As local students, IVT has strong knowledge and understandings about Vietnamese culture and can help you out in any difficulties you may have. They will be your first Vietnamese buddies who facilitate your stay with us and remain in touch with you to develop a global friendship network.



For further information, please contact:

International Cooperation and Research for Development Institute (INCREDI)

Room A0001, Ton Duc Thang University

19 Nguyen Huu Tho Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City


Telephone: +84 (28) 37 755053




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