Along with the establishment of Hanoi University of Mining and Geology, the Basic Department - the precursor of the Faculty of Basic Sciences (FBS) was founded in 1966.
At the beginning, there were only 25 lecturers working in 6 different departments of basic sciences in Hanoi University of Science and Technology.
Today, FBS has been developing with 7 departments:
- Department of Theoretical Mechanics
- Deparment of Physical Education
- Department of Graphic Arts
- Department of Chemistry
- Department of Foreign Languages
- Department of Mathematics
- Department of Physics
95 lectures, including 2 Assoc. Professors and 29 Dotors are now teaching in FBS. All of the lecturers are sufficiently qualified and truly dedicated to research in the fields of chemistry, mathematics, physics, mechanics, material sciences, etc.
Departments in are responsible for teaching for the basic courses such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics, foregin languages, and physical education in HUMG.
FBS has created favorable conditions for the lecturer to improve their professional skills. At the same time, junior lectures have demonstrated a great deal of scientific research capacity with a large number of international publications.
Up to now, academic staff of FBS has published a number of research papers in ISI journals, and proceedings of national and international conferences. The Faculty has succesfully carried out 11 state-level projects, 29 ministerial-level projects and many university sponsored projects.