Asian Institute of Technology


Established in 1959, AIT is a leading international, intergovernmental institute of higher learning in Asia. AIT works with both public and private sectors throughout the region and some of the top universities in the world. It aims to develop highly qualified and committed professionals, who will play leading roles in the technological innovation and sustainable development of the region.

Internationality, Quality, Innovation, and Relevance are AIT’s core values.


1987 Science and Technology for Development Award presented to AIT by the United States Agency for International Development and the National Research Council for effectively transferring industrial technology and skills to the developing world, by training scientists and engineers from Asian countries.

1989 Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding presented to AIT for shaping a new generation of engineers and managers committed to Asia, in an atmosphere of academic excellence.

1994 Development Management Award presented to AIT by the Asian Management Awards for fostering manpower development, technological change and sustainable growth in the region, through advanced education and research.

1996 DAAM International Vienna Awards presented by the Danube Adria Association and Manufacturing (DAAM) International Vienna, Austria, to express appreciation to AIT and its high-technology experts from the Industrial Systems Engineering Program of the School of Advanced Technologies for their significant contribution in the field of technical sciences and international scientific cooperation within the framework of DAAM, on the occasion of the 7th DAAM international symposium to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Austria.

2006 Friendship Order was awarded to AIT in the area of international relations that have contributed to human resource training for Vietnam and to the development of friendly relations between Vietnam and other countries.

AIT VIETNAM: First International Educational Institution in Vietnam

AIT Vietnam (AIT-VN) was established in 1993 under the agreement between Vietnam government (MoET) and AIT. AITVN takes pride in being the first international education institution in Vietnam and the first center of AIT out of its headquarter in Thailand.

Since 1993, AIT has graduated more than 3,000 Masters and PhD holders, and 20,000 professionals in Vietnam who now hold important positions in both public and private sectors.

AIT in Vietnam has three main offices, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, and Can Tho, and several program offices (in Dong Nai, Vung Tau, Tra Vinh, and Da Nang). Our activities cover all 61 cities and provinces in Vietnam. Our training-cum-study tours are organized in different countries and regions worldwide, including Thailand, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Philippines, Laos, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and USA.

Our Mission

The mission of AITVN is to train future leaders using high quality education and training, research (in sciences, education, engineering and management) and sustainable development of Vietnam and the region.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become a prestigious regional institution that offers international quality, innovative, and work-relevant higher educational opportunities for the sustainable growth of the region.


AIT in Vietnam is committed to an international quality higher education. This combined with its long history in Vietnam and associated in-depth insights into legal, economic and political landscape, social and cultural trends provide AIT with comparative advantage not available to any other international institution of higher learning in Vietnam.

AIT-VN’s faculty and trainers are well-established experts in their respective fields, with a wealth of teaching/learning experience in an international environment.

AIT-VN has wide network of partners in and outside Vietnam, including governmental organizations, NGOs, embassies, and enterprises in both private and public sectors to ensure the relevance and responsiveness of all its programs. These partners are also valuable resources for work placement after students graduate from AIT programs.

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Master of Project Management in Construction

Campus Part time August 2017 Myanmar Yangon Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi Thailand Bangkok + 5 more

The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become [+]

The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world. The Project Management in Construction field of study trains professionals to play a leading role in the international construction industry. It molds students to become active leaders in the construction industry and large construction project. The program prepares for students: - To become outstanding managers and decision-makers familiar with the modern techniques of construction management, engineering management and infrastructure management - To more competent and capable to manage international large construction projects - To be able to assist the corporation to install and develop project management system in a company Main Features of the Program One year professional AIT Master’s degree. Credits can be accumulated during four years Certificate course works International field trip to the large construction sites in the region Study language: English. Program Structure AIT Professional Master Program is designed for those engineers who cannot leave their work while following a master program. The program is conducted in one year. To complete the master program, participants need to complete 11 courses and 1 project report with total 33 credits. In the first two semesters, students will take basic and advanced courses selected in consultation with an academic/thesis advisor from among the regular courses offered at AIT. During the third semester, students will carry out their project study. Students will conduct international field trips: First trip: Study at AIT Second trip: visit to the large construction sites outside Vietnam, such as Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China and Taiwan or do internship in AIT Thailand Third trip: to AIT to attend Graduation ceremony English Entry Requirement AIT is an international institute with English as the sole language of instruction. Admission to AIT requires proof of English language proficiency which may be satisfied in any requirement of the following: - IELTS (5.0) - TOEFL (Paper -based: 500; Computer - Based:173; or Internet - based: 61) - AITEIT. Applicants can apply for English Test offered by AIT at AIT-VN. English Test fee:25 USD. Entry Requirements To be eligible for admission to the AIT Professional master's program, an applicant must: - Hold a Bachelor degree (normally from a four-year program), or its equivalent, in an appropriate field of study. - Have undergraduate grades significantly above average. - Have good command of English - At least three year of working experiences Application submission fee: 20 USD. This fee is paid to AIT when applicants submit the application documents. Teaching Schedule The program is conducted during non-working hours (weekends and evenings) Faculty Faculties are from Construction Engineering and Infrastructure Management (CEIM) program – AIT. CEIM is highly experienced in project management education, from short training programs to master programs, doctoral programs and post-doctoral programs. So far, there are more than 800 masters and doctors graduated in Project Management program and more than 500 trainees from short training programs received certificates offered by CEIM. CEIM also have its strong partnership with government’s construction organizations and industrial zones in providing consultancy services and professional researches to enhance the quality of construction projects. Tuition and Fees Tuition and fees can be paid as 3 installments and at the beginning of each semester. Total tuition and fees: USD 13,625 (USD375/credit). [-]