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Vietnam - Finland International School

A dynamic and creative learning community



Strong, active and energetic spirit



Successful adaptation and management in life



Integration for development



A Finnish word for resilience and perseverance for the better

Unique programme of studies

The unique curriculum has been validated by the Finnish National Agency

The unique curriculum has been validated by the Finnish National Agency for Education as well as the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training.

The validation affirms their prestige and seriousness in building VFIS

In addition, The Finnish National Agency For Education also recognizes that the vision, mission, values, teaching staff and governance model are consistent with the compulsory criteria of Finnish schools.

VFIS is proud to be an IB World School

VFIS became an IB World School in 2021, authorised by the International Baccalaureate Organisation to offer the IB Diploma Programme. We are excited to be the first Finnish IB school in Asia. IB World Schools share a common philosophy a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education-that we believe will encourage our students to lead rewarding personal and professional lives.

Message from VFIS Founder

"VFIS is part of Ton Duc Thang University and is the first International School established under a state university in Vietnam. Over the past 23 years, Ton Duc Thang University has gained a first-class reputation for pioneering comprehensive ethical education in Vietnam. Our enlightened leadership, skilled teaching staff and excellent facilities have produced graduates with successful track records across the world. We are now offering that pioneering spirit of achievement to students at VFIS."

Prof. Le Vinh Danh

The President of Ton Duc Thang University

VFIS Founder

Message from Acting Head of School

Our focus has always been and will always be Finnish student-centric education, developing our students as life-long learners according to our Core Values:
Vitality: Strong, active and energetic spirit.
Flexibility: Successful adaptation and management in life.
Inclusion: Integration for development.
Sisu: A Finnish word for resilience and perseverance for the better.
Mr. Tuomo Jaakkonen
Acting Head of School


The first Finnish international school

VFIS is the first Finnish international school in Southeast Asia, respecting the highest standards of Finnish education.

The not-for-profit international school

VFIS is also the first not-for-profit international school belonging to a public autonomous university in Vietnam, TDTU

The happy educational philosophy

VFIS balances academic achievement with student well-being, focusing on forging spirit, perseverance, cooperation and development

Future-oriented learning programme

VFIS has a future-oriented learning programme, built on the essence of Finnish education and Vietnam’s good basic values

Facilities with educational goals

VFIS has distinguished facilities designed by experienced Finnish architects with educational goals to maximise the quality of education.

Pedagogy based on scientific research

VFIS applies a pedagogy based on scientific research, which is a prominent feature of teaching, learning and other activities.

Experts and educational professionals

VFIS recruits educational professionals with the teaching capacity based on Finnish standards and full autonomy in choosing teaching methods

Sustainable human development

VFIS aims for sustainable human development, where every student is taught to achieve academic success as they grow into global citizens.

School Highlights

News, Events, Activities, Announcement,..... from VFIS.



June 15, 2023
Time: 9:00
Venue: TDTU 2A Auditorium
June 08, 2023
Time: 8:00
Venue: VFIS Main Hall
May 27, 2023
Time: 8:00
Venue: Vietnam-Finland International School

VFIS Sharing

VFIS Study

VFIS Talent

Journey to VFIS with your Child

VFIS Discovery


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