The Institute of Posts and Telecommunications (IPT) was established in 1973 which got the huge supporting by ITU for construction on building, laboratory room, teaching materials, and curriculum of teaching and learning. The Institute of Posts and Telecommunications former name was also known as the National of Formation and Telecommunications Center.

Since 2011 up to now, it has been changed to The Institute of Posts and Telecommunications that we are under the umbrella of Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications as its missions is in accordance with the Posts and Telecommunications Minister’s decree No. 992/MPT, dated June, 5th 2013.

Our aims are focus on the developing country’s human resources both in the post and communications fields, and ICT engineering in Lao PDR. The Institute conducts training, teaching and learning activities in different degree programs such as Higher Diploma Program and Bachelor Degree.