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Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was founded in 1959 by eight country members of the South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO), originally as the SEATO Graduate School of Engineering. In 1967, AIT became independent of SEATO, and was established as an autonomous, truly international not-for-profit institution of higher learning. AIT is hosted by Thailand, but does not operate under the ambit of Thailand, and is empowered to grant its own degrees, under the AIT Enabling Act, issued by Thailand in 1967. AIT has a unique international character, with 70% of its 2,000 plus student population hailing from outside the host country, from all corners of Asia and the rest of the world. In 2015, AIT was adjudged the world’s top-ranked international university by the EU-funded U-Multirank 2015 institutional ranking. Today’s AIT graduates are a who’s who of success stories in both the public and private sectors in more than half the world’s countries, including the current Premier of Taiwan. AIT has a very strong global network of institutional partners from all over the world, and as a neutral non-political independent international institution with a regional mandate, provides a platform for Asia, in addressing cross-border regional issues.

This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
101-150
2017
  • 62.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 72.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 42.9
    H-index Citations
N/A
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 54.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 82
    Papers per Faculty
  • 64.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 100
    International Students
  • 14
    Inbound Exchange
  • 20.3
    Outbound Exchange
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
157
International
102
With PhD
145

Number of students

2,289
Postgraduate 75%
Undergraduate 25%

Number of international students

1,650
Postgraduate 66%
Undergraduate 34%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.