College of Foreign Economic Relations (COFER) belonging to the Ministry of Industry and Trade was upgraded in accordance with Decision No. 48/QD-TTg dated 24 Jan 1997 by the Prime Minister and Decision No. 0883/ BTM-QĐ dated 07 Mar 1997 by the Ministry of Trade.
COFER is an educational institution training students and providing them with college degrees and vocational certificates, doing research and making scientific and technological experiments in order to meet the requirements of training, production, business and services in commerce and society, contributing to the development of economy, society and education of the country.
COFER cooperates with local and international academic institutions in training and doing scientific research, organizes scientific workshops and gives consultancy on commercial services to socio-economic organizations.