In 1969, Sweden was the first Western country to establish diplomatic relations with Vietnam. 2019 marks 50 years of Sweden–Vietnam diplomatic relations. The Embassy of Sweden’s focus is to increase trade relations between Sweden and Vietnam and to highlight Swedish values in prioritised areas such as human rights, democracy, equality and sustainability.
The Swedish Institute (SI) is a public agency promoting interest and trust in Sweden abroad. SI works in the fields of culture, education, science and business.
SI and the Embassy promotes Swedish higher education to Vietnamese students seeking the world-class education and research system that nurtures creativity and critical thinking.