History

PHAN CHAU TRINH UNIVERSITY was founded on August 06, 2007, by the Decision 989/QĐ-TTg of then Prime Minister. Its very first campus was at the center of Hoi An Town, which has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage.


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Doctor Nguyen Huu Tung
- Founder of Hoan My Medical Group
- CEO of Tam Tri Medical Group
- Board Chairman of Phan Chau Trinh University
 
The University founders were devoted to the education in their hometown of Quang Nam and they also wished to hail the memories of the great deeds of the nationalist Phan Chau Trinh. They were madam Nguyen Thi Binh – former vice president, also a granddaughter of the honorable Phan Chau Trinh. Writer and culture researcher Nguyen Ngoc – Former President of Vietnam Literature Association, Professor Hoang Tuy – Former Director of Vietnam Institute of Mathematics.
At the beginning the University provided courses like Social Sciences & Humanities, Tour Guide, Business Management, Accounting and Finance, Linguistic, etc. Majority of the students were from Quang Nam itself and the Central Vietnam, as well as Tay Nguyen Highland.
Its goal is to build a high quality and well known university, which majors in Medicines, reaching international quality assurance standards and those of the Ministry of Education and Training. It also thrives to promote practical skills of the training programs by bringing researches of new technologies into learning and working, combining theories with practice.

On August 12, 2017, Doctor Nguyen Huu Tung became the head of Phan Chau Trinh University. It was also approved by the Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Health to provide Undergraduate courses in Medicines on December 28, 2017, which has always been the Doctor Nguyen Huu Tung’s wish. His goal is to improve the statute and image of future doctors by patients and community. From then on, Phan Chau Trinh University has started a new era in the institute’s development.