CENRes at a glance 

The College of Environment and Natural Resources (CENRes), established according to Decision No.81/QĐ-ĐHCT in 2008, is one of the educational and research institutions in Can Tho University. The college conducts its programs and activities guided by Vision, Missions and Core Values of the university.

A brief introduction to Can Tho University (Vision-Missions-Core Values)

  • Vision
  • Can Tho University targets to be one of the leading higher education institutions in Vietnam and recognized as one of the top universities in Asia-Pacific in training and research in 2022.
  • Missions
  • Can Tho University operates its resources to be the leading national institution for education, research and technology transfer, making significant contributions to the development of high quality human resources, fostering the talents and the advancement of science and technology to cater for the regional and national socio-economic development. Can Tho University is the crucial driving force for the development of the Mekong Delta region.
  • Core Values
  • Consensus - Devotion - Quality – Innovation.

In order to gain good achievements in scientific research and technologytransfer in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta, the CENRes has strengthened itself, especially in the following fields: Bio-diversity conservation, environmental quality assessment, environmental toxicology, waste water and solid waste treatment in urban areas, water resource engineering, environmental impact assessment, strategic environment, environment management, land-use planning and GIS applications.

Intensive researchesare to support the on-going educational programmes. In fact, different undergraduate and master theses and PhD projects have been successfully defensed and many of them have been punlished in different national and international peer-review scientific journals.

Departments

At the moment (2018), there are five departments in CENRes, including:

  1. Department of Environmental Sciences
  2. Department of Environmental Engineering
  3. Department of Environment Management
  4. Department of Land Resources
  5. Department of Water Resources

Areas of study programs

CENRes provides study programs from undergraduate level to doctorate level in various majors (Table 1).

Table 1: Educational programmes offered in CENRes (in 2018)

Education Programmes

Levels

Departments

Soil and Water Environment

PhD

Environmental Sciences

Land Management

PhD

Land Resources

Master

Undergraduate

Environmental Sciences

Master

Environmental Sciences

Undergraduate

Environmental Management

Master

Environmental Management

Undergraduate

Environmental Engineering

Master

Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate

Silviculture

Undergraduate

Land Resources

Water Resource Engineering

Undergraduate

Water Resources

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