Introduction IOS




The Institute of Sociology (IOS) was established following the Government’s Degree No. 96/HDBT on September 9, 1983.  It is a member Institute belong to the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and a public organization of the Government of Vietnam. 


The Institute of Sociology is the leading institution on sociological research and training in Vietnam with the main functions of carrying out basic research and applied studies. IOS provides scientific evidence for policy formulation in the domains of people, society and sustainable development. 


After 33 years of development, IOS has proved its position in the national and international networks of social sciences and the humanities. The Institute’s work and activities have been increasingly linked to and aimed at evidence-bsed polcies related to social development and social changes in Vietnam.


IOS is located right in the heart of the Capital City of Vietnam (1 Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam).


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Phone: (84.24) 6273 0461   /   Fax: (84.24) 6273 0462