About us


Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning (VIUP) is a State organization under Ministry of Construction which has following functions: organizing scientific research; applying technological advances to serve governmental management in the fields of construction planning including regional planning, urban planning, rural development planning, technical and environmental infrastructure, landscape urban design (shortly construction planning); organizing training courses, enhancing the quality of cadres, co-operating with foreign countries and propagating information on technological science; doing consultative activities;  technical services and production in construction, architecture.

Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning has the status of a legal entity, with its own seal, has opened an account at the state treasury and bank in accordance with the Law of Vietnam.


1.  Setting 5-year plans and annual plans and arranging to implement the plan, working task of the institute, working out projects and science research plans, applying the technical advances, developing and transferring technology in the fields of construction planning.

2.  Implementing the tasks of supporting state management on construction planning assigned by Minister of Construction or state agencies, including:

2.1  Conducting research and proposing orientation, strategy, overall planning of national urban system development; mechanism, policies on urban and rural development,  technical and environmental infrastructure development.

2.2  Building database system, carrying out research on methodology, compiling, applying the system of standards and regulations on construction planning and technical infrastructure in the country and in the world;

2.3   Researching, proposing and participating in compilation of legal documents on construction planning;

2.4  Researching, making projects on regional construction planning, urban and rural planning, preservation planning, technical infrastructure planning for regional planning, new rural construction planning, national and international border gates, economic zones, high technological zones, specific economic zones and other specific planning

2.5   Researching, proposing integration of environmental planning in construction planning.

3. Organizing research on construction planning, heritage preservation, urban and rural development, technical infrastructure, environment, urban design, landscape architecture and climate change.

4.  Investigating, surveying, collecting, synthesizing, managing stored data and providing information, documents in the fields of construction planning according to the Geographic Information System (GIS)

5.   Publishing journal of construction planning, website and other information materials on construction planning;

6.  Training M.A and Ph.D students in construction planning; training and improving the ability of staffs doing research, consultative work, construction planning and supporting the issue of practice certificates on construction planning and urban planning management.

7.   Co-operating with domestic and foreign organizations on activities of the Institute according to the assigned tasks

8.   Implementing consultative activities, technical services in construction planning, including:

8.1 Consulting regional construction planning; urban planning; new rural development planning; planning of the economic zones, high technological zones, technical and environmental infrastructure, urban design, specialized planning, heritage preservation planning, project on classifying and upgrading the urban towns, specific plannings.

8.2 Consulting investment, consulting design and construction projects of the building, construction survey, design of buildings; inspecting technical designs, drawing and making construction investment estimation, consulting bids, consulting project management, landscape design, interior and exterior decoration design;

8.3 Implementing survey, measurements and mapping, monitoring  effects of land, water, air environment; making a report on strategy environmental assessment, assessment environmental impacts concerning construction planning project, architectural buildings, technical infrastructure ones;

9. Implementing consultative activities, technical services in construction, architecture including: testing, supervising, assessing the quality of buildings; consulting environmental impact assessment concerning architectural buildings

10. Managing, collecting information, data on construction planning.

11. Managing organizational structure, staffs, implementing salary and other policies, emulation, reward and discipline of officers, officials and employees of the Institute in accordance with law and with the regulations of Ministry of Construction.

12. Managing the allocated finance, properties and profitable activities of the Institute in accordance with law and with the regulations of Ministry of Construction.

13. Performing other duties, powers as assigned by the Minister of Construction.

(According to Decision No 999/QĐ-BXD dated October 9, 2013 of Ministry of Construction)

Divisions and centres under the VIUP

Board of leaders

The subdivisions

1.         General office

2.         Personnel division

3.         Division of Marketing and Plans

4.         Division of Finance and Accounting

5.         Division of Scientific and technical management

6.         Research division of Urban development strategies and architectural buildings

7.         Division of D-GIS data management

8.         Centre for training and international cooperation

9.         Centre for Construction Planning No1

10.       Centre for Construction Planning No2

11.       Centre for Construction Planning No3

12.       Centre for Construction Planning No4

13.       Centre for Hanoi's planning and architecture

14.       Centre for Architectural consultancy and construction investment

15.       Centre for technical management and construction inspection

16.       Centre for transferring technology of construction planning

17.       Centre for surveying and mapping

18.       Centre for architectural landscape design and urban environment

19.       Sub-institute for Central region urban and rural planning

20.       Sub-institute for Southern region urban and rural planning

21.       Institute of construction planning and rural development

22.       Institute of environment planning, urban and rural infrastructure

23.       Institute of urban design

24.       National palace for architecture, construction planning exhibition

25.       Journal of construction  planning


Headquarter: Vietnam Institute For Urban And Rural Planning

No.10 Hoa Lu - Hai Ba Trung - Ha Noi

ĐT: | Fax: 84.4.39764339

Email: info@viup.vn * Website: viup.vn

Contact persons:

1. Hoang Tan Truc – Head of General Office

  Mobile: 84.947027279

2. Nguyen Trung Dung – Director of Centre for training and international cooperation

   Mobile: 84.902019968