About UHST

University of Heng Samrin Thbongkhmum (UHST) is the youngest public university in Cambodia, which was established in 2014 and officially inaugurated on 11th February 2016 under the collaboration between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. The mission of UHST is to provide education, research, and community development and services, and the main focus of UHST is on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). UHST offers Vocational Training, Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degree Programs, which comprise of three faculties and three institutes with 17 programs, overall.

UHST, located in Nikum Leu village, (teak plantation area), Sralap commune, Thbongkhmum district, Thbongkhmum province. This university is under the advice of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS). UHST plays a role as a center for human resources training and scientific and technical research in accordance with the policy of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. UHST is obliged to provide trainings for Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree. UHST prepare training curriculums in accordance with the National Qualification Framework of Cambodia to be submitted to the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports for examination and decision.

University of Heng Samrin Thbongkhmum comprises three faculties and three institutions:

1 –   Faculty of Agriculture comprises four departments:
–   Department of Agronomy: Major in Agronomy;
–   Department of Agricultural Economics: Major in Agricultural Economics;
–   Department of Animals Sciences: Major in Animals Sciences;
–   Department of Forestry Sciences and Natural Resources: Major in Forestry Sciences and Natural Resources;

2 –   Faculty of Engineering comprises four departments:
–   Department of Civil Construction Engineering: Major in Civil Construction Engineering;
–   Department of Agricultural Engineering: Major in Agricultural Machineries;
–   Department of Mechanics and Industrial Engineering: Major in Mechanics and Industrial Engineering;
–   Department of Foodstuff Chemical Engineering: Major in Food [Technology and] Chemical Engineering;

3 –   Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences comprises three departments:
–   Department of Khmer literature: Major in Khmer Literature;
–   Department of History: Major in History;
–   Department of Philosophy: Major in Philosophy;

4 –   Institute of Foreign Languages comprises three departments:
–   Department of English Language: Major in English Language;
–   Department of Chinese Language: Major in Chinese Language;
–   Department of Korean Language: Major in Korean Language;

5 –   Institute of Information Technology comprises three departments:
–   Department of Computer Programming: Major in Computer Programming;
–   Department of Business Information Technology: Major in Business Information Technology;
–   Department of Computer Science: Major in Computer Science;

6 –   Institute of Technical and Professional Training:
–   Agronomy;
–   Electricity;
–   Mechanic;
–   Electronic;
–   Agricultural Engineering;
–   Animal Production and Health.

In the future, the university may open the training course for Master’s degree and Doctor’s degree, new faculties, new departments and new specialties, by preparing necessary papers requesting examination and decision from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, in accordance with the procedures in force. UHST have a Board of Directors for examining and deciding on the policy, development plan and other relevant works of the university. UHST is led by a rector appointed by Royal Decree and one to 4 (four) vice rectors appointed by subdecree. Each faculty and institution has led by 1 dean or chief with the rank equivalent to the department chief, and 4 (four) vice deans or vice chiefs, with the rank equivalent to the department vice chief. The roles, duties and organizational structure and functioning of UHST shall be determined by prakas of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

The student, who completes curriculums of this university and successfully accomplishes the graduation, shall obtain degree according to the levels and specialties they studied. This degree shall be given by University of Heng Samrin Thbongkhmum based on the list of graduation of students who successfully passed, which was acknowledged by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.