The BUILD-IT Alliance focuses on creating a world-class model for innovative technology and engineering higher education

The BUILD-IT public-private ecosystem is designed to produce graduates who can solve problems and engineer solutions and value for Vietnam’s social and economic development. BUILD-IT leverages millions invested, the vast capabilities of the implementing partner, Arizona State University, America’s largest and #1-ranked University for innovation, along with diverse government, industry and academic partners linking technology and engineering higher education to the needs and capabilities of industry partners.

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4,703 Trained

We build strategic leadership skills to advance university autonomy, program and instructional quality, and form lasting partnerships.

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39% Women

We support female empowerment through leadership forums, academic initiatives and scholarships, and strengthen the universities’ capacity for building technical English skills.




Da Nang City, Vietnam – On February 22, 2019, Arizona State University and The American University in Vietnam in collaboration with Boeing Training and Professional Services hosted


After a successful Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) pilot program that ran from March – June 2018, and a much acclaimed showcase at the American Center in June 2018, BUILD-IT strat


The U.S. Mission in Vietnam is pleased to call for nominations of outstanding candidates to participate in the AY 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative.

Women in STEM
On November 13, 2017, the second national conference and exhibition on Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, better known as STEM, took place at Ho Chi Minh City University of