Founded in 1961, Hanoi Architectural University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the metropolis of Hanoi (population range: over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Red River Delta. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam, Hanoi Architectural University (HAU) is a medium-sized (enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hanoi Architectural University (HAU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 55 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. HAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.