About East Yangon University

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Mission

- The university's predominantly residential undergraduate program provides liberal education in a stimulating academic environment enhanced by talented and diverse student body.
- Effective teaching imparts knowledge and encourages the intellectual development of both student and teacher and research program is a source of the knowledge and understanding needed for a better society.
- Teaching and research are all integral parts of the mission of EYU.

Vision

- To enhance an inspirational teaching and learning atmosphere.
- To empower students to become active lifelong learners.

The profile of East Yangon University

East Yangon University (EYU) is located near Phayar Gone Village in Thanlyin Township, Yangon Region, with the area of 0.236875 square mile. It was established as a Thanlyin college in 1999 and upgraded to East Yangon University in 2000. The rector of EYU is Dr. Kyaw Kyaw Khaung and the Pro-rector is Dr. Min Min Yee.

Since the time of establishment, those who had taken responsibilities were:

  1. U Myint Than
    • (25.2.1999 to 21.2.2000) Headmaster of Thanlyin College
  2. U Kyi Win
    • (22.2.2000 to 6.8.2000) Pro-rector
    • (7.8.2000 to 23.6.2005) Rector
  3. Dr. U Win
    • (7.4.2004 to 16.12.2005) Pro-rector
    • (17.12.2005 to 30.9.2007) Rector
  4. U Tin Maung Nyunt
    • (15.10.2007 to 6.3.2008) Acting Rector
  5. U Kyaw Ye Tun
    • (7.3.2008 to 9.7.2013) Rector
  6. Dr. Marlar Aung
    • (21.1.2009 to 9.5.1017) Pro-Rector
  7. Dr. Kyaw Kyaw Khaung
    • (21.1.2010 to 1.8.2013) Pro-Rector
    • (2.8.2013 to 15.1.2015) Acting Rector
    • (16.1.2015 at Present) Rector

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There are all together Nineteen Departments in EYU, Twelve Arts Departments and Seven Science Departments.

Twelve Arts Departments:

  1. Myanmar
  2. English
  3. Geography
  4. History
  5. Philosophy
  6. Psychology
  7. Law
  8. Oriental Studies
  9. International Relations
  10. Library and Information Studies
  11. Anthropology
  12. Economics

Seven Science Departments:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Zoology
  5. Botany
  6. Geology
  7. Industrial Chemistry

B.A (Arts), B.Sc (Science), M.A and M.Sc degrees are annually offered.





EYU is one of the biggest universities in Yangon Region with the strength of 501 teaching staff and 253 supporting staff, 11745 students from twenty townships in Yangon Region are attending at EYU in 2019-20 academic year.

For the convenience of studying in EYU, hostels are constructed for the students who are far away from university. The students who like to stay in hostel have to apply for it at the department of student affairs. The students of EYU can take part in any extra- curriculum activities such as Fine Arts Association, Red Cross Association, Scout Team, University Training Corps (UTC), the Team of Hiking and Mountaineering, Buddhist Association and Sports as their own wish. It is a great opportunity for students, who are keenly interested in writing articles, short stories and poems, to be able to send their literary works to EYU annual magazines.

Now EYU starts one campus two system; Day Programmes and Distance Programmes.

Faculty Members & Admin Staff
No. Members Quantity
Total Members 754
1 Rector 1
2 Pro-Rector 1
3 Professor 33
4 Associate Professor 62
5 Lecturer 328
6 Assistant Lecturer 64
7 Tutor/ Demonstrator 14
8 Admin Staff 251
No. of Students (2019-2020) (Day Programmes)
No. Courses Quantity
Male Female Total
Total 4496 7249 11745
1 First Year 1528 1888 3416
2 Second Year 1077 1632 2709
3 Third Year 908 1455 2363
4 Fourth Year 749 1360 2109
5 Fifth Year 48 98 146
6 First Year Honors 36 168 204
7 Second Year Honors 26 159 185
8 Third Year Honors 46 123 169
9 Qualifying 23 103 126
10 MSc First Year 35 134 169
11 MSc Second Year 20 129 149
No. of Students (2020) (Distance Programmes)
No. Courses Quantity
Male Female Total
Total 7250 9763 17013
1 First Year 3001 3182 6183
2 Second Year 1999 2658 4657
3 Third Year 1306 2088 3394
4 Fourth Year 926 1788 2714
5 Fifth Year 18 47 65