USSH Held The Inauguration Ceremony for Establishment of Faculty of Cultural Studies

On morning, December 20th, 2008, University of Social Sciences & Humanities had solemnly organized the Inauguration Ceremony for Decision of VNU-HCM on establishing Faculty of Cutural Studies. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huynh Thanh Dat – Permanent Vice-President of VNU-HCM had come and given congratulation at the ceremony.


After 8 years of postgraduate education, 6 years of forming, establishing and developing of Cutural Studies subject, 2 years of tertiary education and researcher training and the awareness of great social demands, on October 21st, 2008, President of VNU-HCM – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phan Thanh Binh had signed the Decision on Establishing Faculty of Cutural Studies – University of Social Sciences & Humanities – VNU-HCM. This is the first time in the system of VNU of Vietnam, there exists a Cultural major in 3 levels and one Faculty to carry out that mission.


It is said that the current Faculty of Cutural Studies has 15 staffs,13.3% of the officials are Associate Professors, 46.6% are Ph.Ds, 86.6% are M.As.


The inauguration ceremony of Faculty of Vietnamese Studies had been organized together with the annual Traditional Celebration of Faculty of Cutural Studies at University of Social Sciences & Humanities. The celebration aims to create the opportunity for exchanging actitivities, meeting and learning between student generations, graduates, researchers, lecturers and those who concerns about culture of the country. Many ebullient activities had taken places in the celebration such as: awarding presents for first place student of each programs, awarding the prize for the Cultural Picture Contest 2008, Cultural Camp 2008, exchanging activities with cultural manager, famous actor such as Mac Can, Hai Phuong, excellent actor Hoang Diep….

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