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Thammasat University

Location Tha Prachan Campus, Bangkok Thailand
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Ranking

# 601-650

QS World University Rankings
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28

Undergraduate programs
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40

Postgraduate programs
International

422

International students

Thammasat University (TU) is the second oldest, leading comprehensive university in Thailand. Inaugurated in 1934 with social science and humanities to serve society’s thirst for modern knowledge. Thammasat, thus, has been known as “the university for the people”.
 
From the mid-1980s, TU has expanded to cover most disciplines, including science, technology, and health, so as to contribute more to society. Apart from teaching, Thammasat is an internationallyrenowned university, which emphasizes research and innovation. With the vision “World Class University for The People”, Thammasat is bringing together students of all backgrounds to maximize their potential and be capable, innovative, caring and want to serve society. Through our multi-dimensional education, Thammasat has produced graduates with high skills, knowledge and adaptability, making Thammasat the university with highest employability rate and high employers’ satisfaction in Thailand.
 
Thammasat Researchers has won numerous international awards for innovation, aiming to concretely improve standards of living in health, medicine, industry, and communication.  These global acknowledgements are evidence of TU’s academic achievements and creativity.
 
International Students seeking an institution of higher learning with a global mindset will find that TU is ready to meet the challenge.  It is well prepared to produce leaders for new generations in Thailand and overseas who are able to cope with increasingly complex demands of the contemporary world.
 
Thammasat offers world-class education; all of our curricula are adapted to respond to the country’s needs and the increasing significance of Asia and the ASEAN community.  - We enhance our leadership role in various forms of academic collaborations with leading universities in ASEAN and Asia.  - We promote involvement in spearheading and suggesting creative solutions to society through various media, particularly in issues within the context of the university’s academic expertise.
 - We foster Thammasat’s spirit and advance society, democracy, morality, arts and culture for the public and society through our curricular and extra-curricular activities and academic services, along with regular holistic health services to society.
 
Social responsibility is always cherished in the heart of our students, as they say “I love Thammasat because Thammasat teaches me to love the people”


Programs at Thammasat University are taught in both Thai and English (for International Program Courses).

LIST OF THAMMASAT INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS


Take a look at Thammasat’s website and social media accounts to find out more: Facebook; Twitter.

Thammasat University (TU) is the second oldest, leading comprehensive university in Thailand. Inaugurated in 1934 with social science and humanities to serve society’s thirst for modern knowledge. Thammasat, thus, has been known as “the university for the people”.
 
From the mid-1980s, TU has expanded to cover most disciplines, including science, technology, and health, so as to contribute more to society. Apart from teaching, Thammasat is an internationallyrenowned university, which emphasizes research and innovation. With the vision “World Class University for The People”, Thammasat is bringing together students of all backgrounds to maximize their potential and be capable, innovative, caring and want to serve society. Through our multi-dimensional education, Thammasat has produced graduates with high skills, knowledge and adaptability, making Thammasat the university with highest employability rate and high employers’ satisfaction in Thailand.
 
Thammasat Researchers has won numerous international awards for innovation, aiming to concretely improve standards of living in health, medicine, industry, and communication.  These global acknowledgements are evidence of TU’s academic achievements and creativity.
 
International Students seeking an institution of higher learning with a global mindset will find that TU is ready to meet the challenge.  It is well prepared to produce leaders for new generations in Thailand and overseas who are able to cope with increasingly complex demands of the contemporary world.
 
Thammasat offers world-class education; all of our curricula are adapted to respond to the country’s needs and the increasing significance of Asia and the ASEAN community.  - We enhance our leadership role in various forms of academic collaborations with leading universities in ASEAN and Asia.  - We promote involvement in spearheading and suggesting creative solutions to society through various media, particularly in issues within the context of the university’s academic expertise.
 - We foster Thammasat’s spirit and advance society, democracy, morality, arts and culture for the public and society through our curricular and extra-curricular activities and academic services, along with regular holistic health services to society.
 
Social responsibility is always cherished in the heart of our students, as they say “I love Thammasat because Thammasat teaches me to love the people”


Programs at Thammasat University are taught in both Thai and English (for International Program Courses).

LIST OF THAMMASAT INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS


Take a look at Thammasat’s website and social media accounts to find out more: Facebook; Twitter.

University information

For more information about admissions, contact the Office of the Registrar.

For more information on international admissions, contact Office of International Affairs. International students should check the Handbook for International Students.

Find out more about the Asian Development Bank/Japan Scholarship Program here. The guidelines to apply for ADB/JSP scholarship at Thammasat University can be found here.


IELTS - Masters

Minimum score

5

Maximum score

6

TOEFL - Masters

Minimum score

45

Maximum score

80

IELTS - Bachelors

Minimum score

5

Maximum score

6

TOEFL - Bachelors

Minimum score

45

Maximum score

80

Thammasat University has four campuses:

• Tha Prachan
• Rangsit
• Pattaya
• Lampang

Thammasat Rangsit Campus has a sports stadium and facilities that hosted the 1988 Asian Games. The campus houses an international convention center, theater, shops, shopping mall, canteens, parks, and the student activity complex with over 150 clubs and societies.

Special features include:
• An Indoor Climbing Gym
• Thammasat X-Treme Plaza
• Kayaking
• Aquatic Sport Center and Thammasat Stadium
• Thammasat Creative Spaces (TCS)


Other student services can be found here.

Support services available at the university include: 

Business Zone
• Disabled Students Service Center
• Office of Information and Communication Technology
• Office of International Affairs
• Property and Sports Management Office
• Thammasat Book Center
• Thammasat Convention Center Rangsit
• Thammasat University Library
• Viva City


Total students

28,843

UG students

92%

PG students

8%

International students

422

UG students

50%

PG students

50%

Total faculty staff

2,460

Domestic staff

93%

Int'l staff

7%

Student life

Thammasat has a total of 381 international students from 21 nationalities which represent around 1.4 percent of student body.
There are a number of sports, art and culture, and volunteer activities for the students to enjoy.

Students live both on campus and off campus. Find out more about Thammasat Rangsit Campus here.


The percentage of graduates who find a job 12 months after graduation is around 96 percent which is ranked as number one in Thailand for “Graduate Employment Rate” in the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.Students at Thammasat can utilize the Career Development Center that:

• Assist students to discover their career opportunities and prepare career planning
• Organize career preparation workshops and activities
• Provide career counseling services
• Channel news and job/internship opportunities

Thammasat also has a notable alumni network.


Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #551- 600
  • 2014
    #601-650
  • 2015
    #601-650
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #601-650
  • 2018
    #601-650
  • 2019
    #601-650
  • 2020
    #601-650
  • 2021
    #561-570
  • 2022
    #601-650

Ranking criteria

23.2
Academic Reputation
40.7
Employer Reputation
27.7
Faculty Student Ratio
2.2
Citations per Faculty
3.7
International Faculty Ratio
1.9
International Students Ratio

Available programs

Thammasat offers bachelor’s degree programs in all fields, covering sociology, humanities, science and technology, and health sciences, in Thai, bilingual and international programs.There are also double degree programs featuring collaboration with other universities; double major programs; integrated bachelor’s and master’s degree programs that take five years to complete.

For more information about each program, please visit this link.

Find out about the usual undergraduate entry requirements through the Admission Office; Office of International Affairs; Office of the Registrar.


Tuition fees vary according to the program, but the average fees for international students are approximately US$3,500.

There are several student loan funds and scholarships available. Contact the Student Affairs Division or Office of International Affairs to find out more about the application process.

International students and visitors can find out more about programs offered here. You can also take a look at the Handbook for International students.

Thammasat offers graduate degree programs in all fields, covering sociology, humanities, science and technology, and health sciences, in Thai, bilingual and international programs.

There are two types of lecture sessions: normal programs in office hours and special programs in the evenings or on weekends.

Students on master’s degree programs can pursue their own interests in research-oriented programs. Students are required to complete a “thesis” to contribute to a new body of knowledge or conduct a specialized study in their industries or careers.

The doctorate degree programs encourage students to conduct a “dissertation” research contributing to the country’s development and new technologies.

Find out about subjects covered for each program here.

Thammasat also offers non-degree Programs for foreign students from universities that have an agreement with Thammasat University. Find out more about these programs here.

Learn more about admissions by contacting the Academic Admissions Division; Office of International Affairs; Office of the Registrar.

Tuition fees vary per program. The average fees for international students at postgraduate level are approximately US$4,200.

There are several student loan funds and scholarships available. For more information, contact the Student Affairs Division or Office of International Affairs.

International students and visitors can find out more about programs offered here. You can also take a look at the Handbook for International students.


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