Phu Xuan University was established on July 11, 2003, and is the first and only private university in the city of Hue. In 2018, the EQuest Education Organization decided to invest in the university to transform it into a modern and reputable institution with international standing. 
EQuest Group is currently one of the largest private education organizations in Vietnam, with over 158,000 students enrolled each year across its member units, including high schools, universities, vocational colleges, language schools, and educational technology platforms.

Establishment of Phu Xuan Private University

Phu Xuan Private University was established by the Thua Thien - Hue Promotion of Learning Society under Decision No. 140/2003/QD-TTg by the Prime Minister.


First President

Dr. Nguyen Dinh Ngo, former Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Thua Thien Hue Province (Term 1989 - 1994), former head of the Provincial Education Department, and a three-term continuous National Assembly delegate (Session VII to IX), became the first President of the University.

2003 - 2018

EQuest Education Organization - New Strategic Investor

Marking a strong transformation, Phu Xuan Private University received investment from the EQuest Education Organization, the largest private education organization in Vietnam.


New Name: Phu Xuan University

The university changed its status to private per Decision No. 1812/QD–TTg by the Prime Minister.


Declaration of Vision and Mission

The university announced its Vision and Mission for the new phase under Decision No. 139/2019/QD-PXU.


Development Strategy 2021 - 2030, Vision to 2035

The university announced and implemented the Development Strategy for the period 2021 - 2030, with a vision towards 2035, under Decision No. 08/2019/QD-PXU.


ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Operation

The university applied the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System under Decision No. 185/2020/QD-PXU.


Quality Assurance for Educational Facilities

The university was awarded the Certificate of Quality Assurance for Educational Facilities (Decision No. 472/QD-KDCLV by the Education Quality Assurance Center in Vinh).



" Core educational values: Attitude - Skills - Knowledge, mission: Honoring core educational values, emphasizing comprehensive development of Attitude - Skills - Knowledge for learners. "


Phu Xuan University is a pioneering university in fostering innovative change based on an entrepreneurial spirit and professional action.


A pioneer in higher education innovation, Phu Xuan University leads in reshaping educational models and cultivating talent with a professional attitude, strong skills, and comprehensive knowledge.

Core Value

The core values of "Attitude - Skills - Knowledge" represent the fundamental cultural values to develop and establish the university's leading position in the Vietnamese education system.

Educational Philosophy

The focus is on training in professions where society has a high demand for skilled labor, providing the best career development prospects and innovating training programs.

Phu Xuan University


Since its establishment to the present, the university offers teaching in 12 majors organized into 2 main specialized faculties:

  • Faculty of Technology and Business
  • Faculty of Foreign Languages and Tourism