Over 45 years of development, Hanoi University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) has now become the leading university on education and research of foreign languages and foreign studies in Vietnam. Maximizing its comparative advantage in foreign languages, HUFS since 2002 has been offering 8 new majors including 3 English-based disciplines. Among the 20 languages within its capacity, the University is offering undergraduate and postgraduate language courses in 11 languages including: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugeese, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese. Disciplines taught in English include: business adminstration, tourism and international studies. Apart from its traditional strength in training interpreters, translators and foreign language teachers, the University has successfully delivered a great number of training courses for pre-departute students, advanced conference interpreters, language for specific purpose and tailor-made language courses for governement and corporate students and has become a reliable and reputational training institution offering various and flexible forms of training such as on and off campus in-service and distance education, partnership arrangements with local and foreign institutions in full and part-time study modes.