School of Hospitality and Tourism,
Derived from the urgent demand for high-quality tourism human resources for tourism development in Thua Thien Hue, Central Highlands area and the whole country, as well as re-organization of tourism-related majors at Hue University, on January 14, 2008, Chairman of Hue University signed the Decision No. 020 / QD-DHH-TCNS to establish the School of Hospitality and Tourism under the management of Hue University. Embedded with a vision to “Build School of Hospitality and Tourism – Hue University to be the high quality and renowned establishment for tourism education and academic research, a prestigious provider of tourism-related science and technology services, incubator for the qualified tourism workforce that meets international standard”, School of Hospitality and Tourism – Hue University specializes in high-quality education services, academic research and dynamic international cooperation, with regards to a rich history and firm foundation of Hue University – “to be one of the largest regional universities, a leading center of tourism education and research, as well as cultural exchange in the Central region”.
After nearly 13 years of establishment and continuous development, on November 16, 2020, the Hue University Council issued decision No. 73 / QD-HDĐH to approve the project to establish the School of Hospitality and Tourism - Hue University.
School of Hospitality and Tourism - Hue University is the unit proposing and participating in the doctoral training program in Tourism in English. This is a unit that has fully met the requirements of the Ministry of Education and Training to open the doctoral training program in Tourism (training in Vietnamese) from 2019. Currently, the School of Hospitality and Tourism - Hue University has a team of 119 staff, of which: 4 associate professors, 14 doctors, 71 masters (including 18 Ph.D. students), and 14 students are pursuing postgraduate degrees in Vietnam, and many developed countries in the world such as France, Belgium, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Korea, ... The school's staffs have high expertise, are well trained in Vietnam and abroad in the majors such as Business Administration in Tourism, Marketing Communications, Event, Public Relations, Tourism Economics, Travel Management, Tour Guides, Hotel Management and Restaurant Management. In addition, the School of Hospitality and Tourism has close links with other colleges and faculties in Hue University; many lecturers in Hue University have participated in teaching and research at the school, contributing to improving the education and scientific research capacity of the school. School of Hospitality and Tourism - Hue University currently has 04 Faculties: Tourism Studies, Travel Industry Management, Hospitality Management, Event Management and Communication Technology.
Positioning in Hue - the tourism and festival city of Vietnam, the School of Hospitality and Tourism - Hue University is an ideal environment for tourism training, combining learning with practice, theory with reality. With the mission of "training and supplying high-quality human resources for tourism, researching and transferring science and technology in the tourism sector in the central region - the Central Highlands and across the country; to meet the requirements of industrialization, modernization, and international integration”, School of Hospitality and Tourism - Hue University always focuses on the quality of training, scientific research, and international cooperation, especially making efforts to improve the content and teaching methods, improve professional knowledge and skills, and foreign language skills for students through building and developing a network of partnerships with organizations and businesses inside and outside country.