Smart and Sustainable Cities Hub

With the rapid urbanisation and its related sustainability challenges, developing smart and sustainable cities is at the forefront of urban development and planning. RMIT’s Smart and Sustainable Cities Hub (SSC) focuses on multidisciplinary research to provide theoretical and practical knowledge, urban innovations, and strategic management recommendations to private and public stakeholders towards smart and sustainable cities transformations in Vietnam and Asian countries.


  • To become a leading Hub for Smart and Sustainable Cities in Vietnam.
  • To promote digital transformation, digital government, digital society and sustainable development.


  • To provide practical knowledge and strategic management recommendations to businesses and government agencies on the smart and sustainable transformation of cities.
  • To build a platform for sharing best practices for cities to become smarter and more sustainable.
  • To enhance capacity for businesses and government agencies managing smart and sustainable cities
  • To achieve SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities).

Key stakeholders

Bring together key stakeholders for inter-industry and inter-disciplinary networking and promoting understanding through dialogue

A forum

Provide a forum to discuss critical issues related to urban smart and sustainable development

International best practices

Present international best practices related to smart cities and sustainable urban development


Leverage new technologies

Sustainable Development Goal 11

Achieve SDG Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Sustainable Development Goal 17

Achieve SDG Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals


Our people

Events and workshops

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Research clusters

Smart and Sustainable Cities Hub focuses on Managing Smart Transformation, Tourism & Hospitality and Sustainable Development.

Our partners

The Smart and Sustainable Cities Hub of RMIT University Vietnam works closely with businesses and government agencies. These include the Digital Transformation Consulting and Support Center (DXCenter), Central Institute for Economic Management (IEM), World Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), KPMG Vietnam, TMA Solutions, VinaCapital, and the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City.

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