The research function of VNU-HCM – IEI is established on the basis of the existing resources of the Center for Human Resources Development (CHRD). Its mission is to develop IEI become an excellent institute in internationalization of education throughout Vietnam. The research is to improve the capabilities of faculties, the quality of education and deal with educational problems within VNU-HCM.
Its main activities are the research on and the execution of knowledge in educational sciences, especially international experiences in higher education.
In addition, there are many training sessions, mainly in research methods and leadership skills in higher education are organized for the purpose of developing capabilities of staffs and faculties of all units.