Functions and tasks


Institute of Sociology, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences


Institute of Sociology was established in 1983 as the first sociological research institute in the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

Since its onset the Institute of Sociology has been the leading organisation for sociological research in Vietnam.

At all time throughout its existence there have always been many distinguished sociologists in the country working in the Institute.

Apart from doing research, the Institute is also involved in providing consultancy and training services.

Professors and lecturers of the Institute are at the same time also professors and lecturers of the Graduate Academy of Social Sciences in Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences.

Many of them are invited to teach sociological courses in various universities in Viet Nam and abroad.



  • To conduct theoretical and applied research
  • To nurture young sociologists
  • To provide training
  • To provide consulting services
  • To promote international cooperation

Institute of Sociology