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AC Hanoi – Additional Information

More Information and Resources

Online Forms

Information Resources

Books:  About 4,000 book titles on a variety of subjects for adults, young adults, and children.  Click here for the online catalog.

Periodicals:  A small collection of magazines and journals in hard copies.

Audios/Videos: 500 CD/DVDs on a wide range of fields such as English language teaching, documentaries, movies, TV series, soft skills training. CD/DVDs are for onsite use only.

Reference:  AC staff can assist in your research project on the U.S., its people and its policies with information from online commercial databases, news agencies and wire services from around the world.

Events for the Public

Speaker programs, trainings, clubs practicing American English, debate and book discussion, MOOC courses, film shows, exhibitions and music performance are often organized for the general public free of charge.  Please click here for the event calendar.

Field Trip

The American Center welcomes groups of teachers, college and high school students, or researchers to visit the AC. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance with your request to achanoi@state.gov.  If we can accommodate the group, we will request you to send us  in advance the list of participants.

School and Language Centers

Our regular programs last 90 minutes, and they are not appropriate for children under 14 years old, especially for popular programs with a large crowd.  To ensure the quality of our programs, we reserve the right to ask groups to leave.

Parents and Children

We welcome you to bring your children to the American Center, but we require an adult to student ratio at 3:1.  Please supervise your children at all times.

Book Circulation

Please register with us to be able to check out most of our 4,000 books and periodicals (except for the test preparation materials).  Click here for the online catalog.

Multimedia Facilities

  • 12 computers (Laptops, PCs and MAC) with Internet access
  • 6 iPads
  • 12 portable DVD players
  • CNN News channel with high-end wireless headphones

Stay Connected

Visit us at 1st Floor, Rose Garden Tower, 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi (a photo ID card is required for entry).

Need help or have questions?

Hours of Operation

Monday: 13:00 – 19:00
Tuesday to Friday: 08:00 – 12:00; 13:00 – 19:00
Closed on weekends, American and Vietnamese holidays.

Do's and Don'ts at The American Center – 2014