International Trade Expertise Centre Vietnam

  • ITEC-VN conducts research and training on renewable energies, environment protection, tourism, and logistics in Vietnam. It focuses on how procedures and controls governing the movement of goods across the national border can be improved to reduce associated cost burdens and maximise efficiency while safeguarding legitimate regulatory objectives.


  • Established under School of Tourism, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City on March 2019, the institution form itself as a platform for students, lecturers and researchers to conduct research and provide up-to-date information on business costs, calls for proposals and funding opportunities for trade in the given fields, while at the same time helping to gather key strategic information on fundamental factors influencing the functioning of the market.


  • As a sister institution of ITEC (Emmen, Drenthe Province)-that is formed by Academy Commerce & InternationalBusiness, the then School of Commerce, NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands-ITEC-VNoperates under the Triple Helix concept (a model of innovation facilitates interactions between academia, industry and governments to foster economic and social development) that accommodates joint-research activities of 6 universities ina consortium of applied sciences formed in 2016 that are: NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands),Haaga Helia University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences (Germany),University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Dong Thap University (Vietnam) and Dalat University (Vietnam). Students, lecturers and researchers of the above institutions are the main human resources of ITEC-VN.


  • Being a not-for-profit organization, ITEC-VN sustains its operation by offering research works, in-house training, and workshops to companies, government municipalities and educational institutions. It also conducts seminars and conferences to update its members with latest developments in its focused industries. Its works are on project basis