November 15, 1945

Vietnam College of Public Works

February 24, 1949

College of Technology

November 1, 1952          

College of Transport and Public Works

August 1956      

Vocational School of Transport

August 1960

Forming the Establishment Board of the University of Transport and Communications and enrolling the first undergraduate level cohort.

March 24, 1962

University of Transport and Communications

July 23, 1968

University of Railway and Highway Transport

November 6, 1985 - now

University of Transport and Communications

April 27, 1990

Establishment of UTC Campus in Ho Chi Minh City

  • November 15th is considered the UTC Traditional Day
  • March 24th  is taken as the UTC Establishment Day.




Hero of the People’s Armed Forces


Labor Hero


Ho Chi Minh Order

2000 & 2015

02 First-rank Independence Order


Second-rank Independence Order


Third-rank Independence Order

1982, 1990, 2020

03 First-rank Labor Orders

1977 & 2004

02 Second-rank Labor Orders

1966 & 1999

02 Third-rank Labor Orders


Second-rank Resistance Order


Prof. Dr, Nguyen Ngoc Long has been assigned by the Minister of MOET to the President of UTC for the term of 2018-2023


The Ceremony for Announcement of the new President Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Long (your left side), since November 2016


Ceremony of receiving the Hero Title of the People's Armed Forces from Vietnam Nation, 2011

(HE Uong Chu Luu, Vice President of Vietnam National Council conferred the Title)


Ceremony on receiving Labor Hero Title Award from Vietnam Nation, 2007

(HE Nguyen Sinh Hung, Permanent Vice Prime Minister of the Vietnam Government conferred the Title,

He is currently the President of Vietnam National Council)


Ceremony of receiving Ho Chi Minh Order from Vietnam Nation, 2005

(HE Truong My Hoa, Vice President of Vietnam conferred the Title)


Ceremony of receiving the First-rank Independence Order from Vietnam Nation, 2000

(HE Nguyen Khoa Diem, Senior Leader of Vietnam conferred the Title)


Ceremony of receiving Friendship Order from Laos