Vietnam/ 8.3 Arts and cultural education  

8.3.4 Higher arts education and professional training

If the Ministry of Education and Training is in charge of pedagogy schools of arts, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is responsible for arts education at higher art education and professional training. There are sixteen art institutions belonged to the Ministry. Amongst them, there are three music academies (Hanoi, Hue and Hồ Chí Minh city), three fine arts universities (Hanoi, Hue and Hồ Chí Minh city), two theatre and film universities (Hanoi and Hồ Chí Minh city), one institute and other universities of culture. In sixty-three provinces there are art schools belonging to the department of culture, sports and tourism or its province depending on their level. In the academic year 2010–2011, there were 14.720 students enrolled to art universities. In addition to the existing public universities, private ones are being established.

Chapter published: 30-11-2013