National University of Laos | Vientiane, Laos

Type of Institution University | Public

Types of Degrees Offered Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD

STEM AT Areas of Focus for Grant Engineering

Total Enrolment Total in NUOL N/A, 800 in Faculty of Engineering (80 in mechanical engineering, 40 in industrial engineering and 30 in chemical engineering)

Faculties in MS2W :


Total No of Instructors 

Total No of Students 

Mechanical Engineering


240+ per semester

Chemical Engineering.


60+ per semester

Overview of Institution and Motivation for Joining MS2W :

National University of Laos (NUOL) was founded in 1996, with departments brought in from other existing colleges. It is the only national university in the country. NUOL has played a role in providing higher education in areas required by the socio-economic development of Lao PDR; performing research in natural and social sciences; preserving the arts, culture, and traditions of the nation; and providing academic services to society. It is known for its diversity programs in Bachelor degrees, Masters degree programs, and emerging Doctoral degree programs.

NUOL is a multi-campus structure, with eight campuses including Sokpaluang campus, which hosts the Faculty of Engineering. NUOL has eleven faculties in total, a School of Foundation Studies, a central library, six centers and a small hospital. NUOL Faculty of Engineering has around 300 staff, of which 93 are female, and 4,630 undergraduates, of which 729 are female. Within the Faculty of Engineering, instructor and administrators in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, and Department of Chemical Engineering will all be participating in the MekongSkills2Work Network.

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