Under the project, Japan’s leading Waseda Health Sciences Education Corporation and a number of Japanese organisations and individuals will fund construction of the not-for-profit university.
The 30-hectare campus will be built in two years at an estimated cost of VND421 billion (roughly US$19 million). Four years after its operation, the university is expected to have 80 local and foreign lecturers and enrol 1,200 students.
Tokyo Vietnam Medical University will focus on four-year undergraduate majors of nursing, functional rehabilitation, physiotherapy, and orthotics & prosthetics, as well as three-year college training of nursing and medical tests.
In addition to training, the university will also conduct scientific research based on medical technology application, and provide educational support services.