Chulalongkorn University



Founded in March 1917, Chulalongkorn University is Thailand’s first institution of higher learning. The groundwork and preparation for the university’s establishment, however, took place almost half a century earlier. 


Through the pursuit, development, dissemination and application of knowledge, Chulalongkorn University works to educate students with professional know-how and research skills, as well as preserve the arts, culture, and values. In addition to academic knowledge and learning, the university hopes to instill in students a sense of morality, social responsibility, and public service.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Housing services

Chulalongkorn University International House ( CU iHouse) is a 26-storey, 846-unit, on campus residence for international students and lecturers. Rooms come fully furnished with air conditioning, modern conveniences, 24-hour security and safety systems. The residence is included in the university’s shuttle bus services.

Medical services

The Health Service Centre has been providing medical consultation and treatment for CU faculty members, students and employees supervised by doctors from Chulalongkorn Hospital everyday for over 20 years.

Student Life

Sports facilities

  • Chulalongkorn Stadium
  • Indoor Sports Gymnasium 
  • Tennis Courts 
  • Futsal Field 
  • Golf 
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Swimming Pools 
  • Fitness and Body Training Facilities
  • CU Sports Complex.

Student clubs

  • Voluntary Work Camp for Students.
  • Hill Tribe Development Volunteers.
  • Conservation.
  • Blood Donation and Social Welfare.
  • CU Community Work.
  • Southern Students.

Student Reviews

A New Horizon
Munaza Arwa rated 4 out of 5 stars

Enrollment in PhD and finally arriving Bangkok for persuing degree is a dream come true. People here are quite friendly, specially university faculty members are really helpful. Its my 3rd semester and I am enjoying being a part of a dynamic institute. I would recommend adding a little course work along with the research e.g. SPSS, Endnote, Statistics etc.

The Beginning Preparation
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Currently I have been studying in President University, and have passed almost 2 semesters. My interest on public speaking is already appeared since I was High School with joining several scientific paper competition. My latest GPA is 3.91 out of 4.00. However, I am not quite emphasizing the value of GPA, the more important is how you being a leader and guide the team, as...

Studying in one of the most credited university in Thailand, is it really worth to study?
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The academic atmosphere here is very great with full of various and in-depth studies from well-credited professors. The content in a course is pretty intense, but it is surely worth to learn and Thai people in general consider this university as the best (and oldest) one in the country, so after graduation, every companies won't be overlook your CV and resume (except your...

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