Decree 86/2021/ND-CP on Vietnamese nationals going abroad for learning, teaching, scientific research, academic exchange
Requirements for Vietnamese nationals going abroad for studying
According to the Decree, Vietnamese nationals going abroad for studying must satisfy the requirements as follows: Having good political and moral credentials; Not subject to disciplinary measures and criminal prosecution; Having degrees, certificates for specialty and foreign languages satisfying the scholarship programs and other requirements of the scholarship programs; Being approved by the direct management agency to be sent to foreign countries for studying; Satisfying current law regulations on training for cadres, civil servants, public employees and regulations of the Party.
Besides, students going abroad under State budget scholarships have responsibilities such as: To strictly comply with Vietnam’s law regulations, law regulations and customs of the host country; Not to drop out deliberately, comply with regulations on the study time, training level, major, host country, and education institution in accordance with the decision on sending students for studying abroad of the competent agency. Also, they must inform the sending agency at least 10 working days before the date on which students going abroad return to Vietnam for internship, etc.
In cases students going abroad as prescribed wish to suspend their study, the sending agencies shall issue the Decision on suspending the study and adjust study time. Students going abroad shall not be granted any scholarship during the suspension period. Students going abroad shall continue to be granted the scholarship after the suspension period. The total period of receiving scholarship shall not exceed total period of studying under the original decision on sending students going abroad for studying.
This Decree takes effect on December 01, 2021.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Hanoi, September 25, 2021
Providing regulations on Vietnamese citizens going abroad for study, teaching, scientific research or academic exchange
Pursuant to the June 19, 2015 Law on Organization of the Government, and the November 22, 2019 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Organization of the Government and the Law on Organization of Local Administration;
Pursuant to the June 14, 2019 Education Law;
Pursuant to the June 18, 2012 Law on Higher Education, and the November 19, 2018 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Higher Education;
Pursuant to the November 27, 2014 Law on Vocational Education;
Pursuant to the November 22, 2019 Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens;
Pursuant to the November 15, 2018 Law on Protection of State Secrets;
At the proposal of the Minister of Education and Training and the Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs;
The Government promulgates the Decree providing regulations on Vietnamese citizens going abroad for study, teaching, scientific research or academic exchange.
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Decree provides regulations on Vietnamese citizens going abroad for study, teaching, scientific research or academic exchange; and stipulates the rights and responsibilities of related agencies, organizations and individuals.
Article 2. Subjects of application
1. This Decree applies to:
a/ Vietnamese citizens being pupils, students, trainees, postgraduates, interns or learners who go abroad for study under training courses of 3 consecutive months or more (below collectively referred to as overseas students);
b/ Vietnamese citizens being teachers or lecturers of general education institutions, vocational education institutions or higher education institutions of the national education system who go abroad for teaching, scientific research or academic exchange;