15th August 1992
The Board of Foundation was established. Mr. Le Cong Co was appointed Head of the Board.
15th September 1993
A decision to establish the Council of Private University in Central Vietnam Foundation (later known as Duy Tan University) was issued by MOET.
11th November 1994
Duy Tan University was officially established with the approval of the Ministry of Education.
23rd January 1995
MOET appointed Mr. Le Phuoc Thuy as the Chairman of the Board of Director and Mr. Le Cong Co as the first Rector of DTU.
1st November 1996
Mr. Le Cong Co became the Chairman of Board of Directors and Professor Dang Van Luyen was appointed Rector of DTU.
9th March 2007
DTU was among 30 universities and colleges approved to offer the transition programs.
1st May 2008
DTU officially established a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University in the USA.
16th June 2008
DTU’s Rector decided to change to a credit-based education system.
16th January 2009
DTU was authorized to offer the postgraduate training programs.
DTU was put on the MOET list of nationwide universities for regular educational quality assessment.
17th January 2010
DTU officially established a partnership with Penn State University in Business and Accounting studies.
10th Febuary, 2010
DTU received Third-class Labor Medal by the government for high achievements in education from 2004 to 2009.
1st September, 2010
Duy Tan University was awarded a special Emulation Flag from the Ministry of Education & Training on the occasion of the closing 2009 – 2010 Ceremony academic year.
7th April, 2011
A Signing Ceremony for Academic Cooperation between California State University (CSU) and DTU was officially held at the DTU campus.
29th October, 2011
On 29th October, 2011, MOET held a review conference to grant Flags to institutions with high achievements in 2010-2011. DTU was the only private university to receive this award.
10th November, 2011
On DTU’s 17th Anniversary (11/11/1994 – 11/11/2011), DTU was awarded a Government Emulation Flag for achievements in the 2009-2010 academic year.
9th February, 2012:
A signing ceremony for the 2+2 partnership program between Appalachian State University (ASU) and DTU was held at DTU Campus. The previous program “Transfer Programs” will be renamed “Studying Aboard for International Degrees”.
March 24th, 2012
Miss Nguyen Tran My Linh came first in the “2012 Elegant and Talented Student Contest”. This was the first time that a DTU student had won a local beauty contest.
July 4th, 2012
DTU became an official member of CDIO, at the 8th annual CDIO Conference held at the University of Queensland.
July 14th, 2012
Miss Nguyen Thi Xuan Trang won the 2012 Miss Danang Pageant. She was also one of the ten finalists in the 2012 Miss Vietnam Pageant and received the prize for the most talented contestant.
September 17th, 2012
DTU students were ranked 7th in the final round of the “2012 - Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research in Schools” (IDEERS 2012) competition, held in Taiwan. This was the first award for Vietnamese students in an internationally recognized competition. The team designed models of earthquake shelters.
November 18th, 2012
Mr. Le Cong Co was named “Teacher of Excellence” by the Mr. Bui Van Ga, Deputy Minister of MOET. This was a noble award, as Mr. Le Cong Co has devoted his life to the improvement of DTU and to the national education system generally.
November 27th 2013
From 27th to 29th November 2013, DTU hosted the 22nd Olympiad in Informatics for Vietnamese students and the 38th ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM/ICPC). Competing with students from 71 universities and colleges nationwide, and 11 famous universities from Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hongkong, Thailand and Indonesia, DTU students won two seconds , four thirds and two consolation prizes.
November 30th 2013
Competing with many excellent students from sixteen universities and colleges nationwide in the 2013 National Loa Thanh Tournament organized by Vietnam Construction Association in collaboration with the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, DTU students won several valuable prizes, including one second for The "Hon La-Quang Binh Resort Plan" by Nguyen Phuong Nam, two thirds for “Designing the Cau Gie Highway Overpass in Ninh Binh" by Vu Dang Bien and "The Blue Sea Arc" by Ho Thi Tuyet Nhi, and a Consolation prize.