Pursuant to the Decree No. 5993/QĐ-BGD&ĐT/ĐH dated 29 December 1999, Hue University was mandated by the Ministry of Education and Training to offer the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Environmental Science. On 28 April 2000, the President of Hue University signed the Decree No. 146/QĐ-ĐHH-TCNS on establishing the Department of Environmental Science belonging to University of Sciences, Hue University and assigning it the obligation to offer the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Environmental Science. In the academic year 2000-2001, the Department of Environmental Science officially came into operation with the enrolment of regular program students (24th Batch) and in-service program students (9th Batch). After 5 years of establishment, the Department of Environmental Science was upgraded to the Faculty of Environmental Science in accordance with the Decree No. 202/QĐ-ĐHH-TCNS dated 28 March 2005 by the President of Hue University. Since the academic year 2006-2007, the Faculty of Environmental Science have assigned to offer the Master’s Degree Program and enrolled the first graduate course.
The Faculty of Environmental Science is organized into 3 Departments as the following:
- Department of Environmental Management - The head of department is Dr. Tran Anh Tuan
- Department of Environmental Engineering - The head of department is A/Prof. Dr. Pham Khac Lieu
- Department of Environmental Ecology and Climate Change – The head of department is Dr. Duong Van Hieu