HCM City Polytechnic University may close 24 among 42 doctoral training programs because of shortage of students.
HCM City Polytechnic University
The school did not have the proper infrastructure and has seen a low PhD graduation rate because most of students still work during their study, representatives of the university explained.
In addition, the annual state budget for PhD training is low, not exceed VND10 million per year for one person. Students must pay for scientific researches out of their own pockets.
The city’s Polytechnic University has trained 87 doctors for 30 years and 4,000 masters from 2000 up to now.