Regional English Language Office


The Regional English Language Office (RELO) opened in the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi in 2015. Part of the Public Affairs Section, it cooperates with the Ministries of Education, teachers’ associations, universities, schools, and English language teaching (ELT) professionals on a variety of educational and cultural exchange programs and projects in order to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the region and the United States. The RELO in Hanoi helps to manage English Language Programs in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Lao PDR.

The RELO in Hanoi is one of 25 such offices around the world. Its work is coordinated by the Office of English Language Programs in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington, D.C.


  • Promote English language teaching and learning in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
  • Enhance teachers’ professional development
  • Provide educational opportunities and resources



English Language Programs

·         English Language Fellow Program

·         English Language Specialist Program

·         Virtual Educator Program

Scholarships & Training Opportunities

·         Access English Microscholarship Program

·         EnglishWorks! Program

·         Fulbright TEA Program Open now!
Announcement the 2023-2024 Program (PDF-204KB)
Thông báo chương trình Học bổng năm 2023-2024 (PDF-194KB)

Online Professional English Network (OPEN) program

·         Global Online Courses (GOCs) for educators

·         Region- and country-specific ESP courses

·         MOOCs for educators and learners

·         Openly licensed course materials

·         Alumni Community of Practice

English Language Resources/Materials

·         American English Website

·         American English at State Facebook page

·         American English for Educators Facebook page

·         English Teaching Forum

·         Webinars 

·         Live Events



  • Organizations and/or educational institutions: Please send us a proposal if you’re interested in:
    – inviting an English Language Fellow/Specialist/Virtual educator to teach English to your students; to conduct teacher training workshops; or to help with curriculum design, textbook development, and program evaluation, etc.
    – becoming a provider to implement the Access English Microscholarship Program or the EnglishWorks!
  • Individuals: Please follow our website and/or the U.S. Embassy Hanoi’s Facebook page for updates about the programs, scholarship opportunities, small grants, webinars, and available resources that we offer.