What is good about Chulalongkorn University

2022-07-17 0 By

Chulalongkorn University is the oldest university in Thailand and is respected as “the most prestigious university in the country”, a member of the Pacific Rim University Alliance and the 21st Century Academic Alliance.The university has 19 colleges, 2 graduate schools, 1 branch school, 11 research institutes, 2 education centers and 3 affiliated schools.The school takes its name from Chulalongkorn King Rama V and was founded by H.M.Vajiravudh King Rama VI.The university has 19 colleges, 2 graduate schools, 1 branch school, 11 research institutes, 2 education centers and 3 affiliated schools. It is one of the best universities in Thailand, equivalent to Peking University in China, and ranks among the top universities in Asia.Ranked 215th in the QS World University Rankings 2022.The campus of Chulalongkorn University covers an area of more than 3,000 mu, of which 32% is rented out to large commercial companies. Rental income is a stable source of annual income for the university.There are 198 buildings on campus, including auditorium, teaching building, laboratory, library, dormitory and so on.The school is funded mainly by annual government expenditure.According to the annual statistics, the number of teachers in the university is 3000, including 120 professors, 900 associate professors, 700 assistant associate professors and 1700 lecturers.In 2010, the university had 21,825 undergraduate students, 10,746 graduate students and 2,394 doctoral students.Chulalongkorn University is ranked 215th in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings 2022.The best of these is chemical engineering;In addition, modern linguistics, accounting and finance, business management, linguistics, civil engineering, mechanical and aviation manufacturing engineering, medicine, pharmacy and pharmacology, environmental science, geography, materials science and other disciplines are also at the advanced level.In the wave of globalization, Chulalongkorn University has also enhanced its internationalization level by strengthening cooperation, academic exchanges and providing academic services to the international community.Founded in 1982 by Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with Kellogg School of Management and Wharton School, Sachin School of Business is the only business school in Thailand to be accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Business Schools (AASCB) and the European Quality Development System (EQUIS). Sachin School of Business is consistently ranked among the top 10 business schools in the Asia-pacific region.Famous alumnus Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn received a master’s degree in Oriental inscriptions from Chulalongkorn University in 1979.Mio Ishii is a Japanese historian and former director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University and president of The Kanda Institute of Foreign Languages.Keshi Bangbian Lat is the executive chairman of Bangkok Bank.Chit Phumisak was a great Thai thinker and writer.Yuen Poovarawan is a Thai computer scientist who has promoted the use of Thai in computers.Somsak Suranonda, chairman of the Thai Parliament, is a famous politician in Thailand.Surak Shinawatra is a former deputy prime minister of Thailand and a candidate for UN secretary-general.Wirachai Wramatijun is a Thai economist.