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.




On April 5, 2019, leadership from the Can Tho City Government, Can Tho University (CTU), the United States Agency for Internationa


To fulfill the demand for a high-skilled workforce, higher education institutions in Vietnam have taken bold steps to improve the quality and relevancy of their programs.


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