The SEPT Competence Center
The SEPT Competence Center is a research and training center at Leipzig University dedicated to providing theoretical insight and practical experience in the management and promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises worldwide.
SEPT has a long history in Vietnam and has numerous local activities.
Our program acts as a liaison for both German companies that want to internationalize their business and expand into the vietnamese market and for Vietnamese companies that want to find successful entry into the German market.
International Startup Campus
Collaboration between the Universities Halle-Jena-Leipzig (Unibund Mitteldeutschland) to support the internationalization of startups.
We are supporting German companies entering the Vietnamese market through our hubs in Vietnam.
International Innovators Award
The International Innovators Award (IIA) is an annual activity of International SEPT Competence Center and its partners in Vietnam. For more than 5 years the competition for IIA has created the opportunities for many young enterprises and start-ups in Vietnam to connect and explore the new markets in European Union and Germany in particular.
Export & Innovation Management Training
The SEPT Competence Center offers Export Management Training and Innovation Management Training by imparting different concepts, tools, skills and methods.
This is a corner for introducing and connecting those partners and participants who participated in SEPT projects and activities. If you want to be connected with this network, don’t hesitate to contact us!
Education & research activities
The research project of Internationalization of Vocational Education and Training (IntVET) is investigating on the success factors of international business models for „exporting“ vocational training to Vietnam.
The SEPT MBA in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development is a program dedicated to conveying theoretical knowledge, application-oriented findings and practice-relevant experience with regard to the management, promotion and development of SMEs.
News & events
- IntVET Symposium Vietnam 2022Focus on sustainable business models for Vietnamese-German VET cooperation. As part of the IntVET project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, SEPT Competence Center of Leipzig University has investigated relevant success… Continue reading IntVET Symposium Vietnam 2022
- First ISC market exploration visit in Vietnam after restrictionsWithin the International Startup Campus project the SEPT Competence Center organizes the first market exploration visit for six German start-ups to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The visit will take place between the 9th and… Continue reading First ISC market exploration visit in Vietnam after restrictions
- Two winners of International Innovators Award 2021 from Vietnam supported by SEPT-team during their stay in LeipzigBetween the 19th of April and 27 of April SEPT Competence Center supported two Vietnamese start-ups – the winners of the International Innovators Award 2021 pitching competition. The startups @Greenjoy Straw and @Lagom Vietnam got… Continue reading Two winners of International Innovators Award 2021 from Vietnam supported by SEPT-team during their stay in Leipzig
- International Innovators Award 2021 – Pitch CompetitionThe International SEPT Competence Center of the University of Leipzig and the Office for Economic Development of the City of Leipzig have been working together in Ho Chi Minh City since 2015 to offer young… Continue reading International Innovators Award 2021 – Pitch Competition
Get in touch!
Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
International SEPT Competence Center
📞 +49 341 97 39760
International SEPT Competence Center
4th floor, Deutsches Haus,
33 Le Duan Boulevard
Dist 1, HCMC
📞 +84 28 3622 2812