VN-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education – The University of Da Nang (VNUK) was established on the basis of the Joint Statement of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Government of United Kingdom to develop an international class university in Danang – the Vietnam – UK University. The establishment of the VN-UK Institute for Research and Executive Education paves the way for the Vietnam – UK University – an event which is a great significance to celebrate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and UK and contribute to strengthening strategic partnership between two countries.

According to Decision No.5555/QD-BGDĐT, November 22, 2013 by the Ministry of Education and Training, the responsibilities of VNUK are: (1) teaching, researching Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degree, organizing short-tẻm training, international cooperation; (2) actively prepares all the necessary conditions for the establishment of the Vietnam-IK University