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Siam University is among the leading private universities in Thailand and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate degrees. Siam University is ranked among Thailand’s top ten universities in the number of international students by Thailand’s Commission of Higher Education, part of the Thai Ministry of Education.

The president of Siam University, Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, is also the President Emeritus of the International Association of Universities (IAU). He got his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kasetsart University, Bangkok, an MBA from University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United states, and he also studied at the Institute of Educational Management at the Graduate School of Education in Harvard University.

Siam University Accreditations

  • Ministry of Education in Thailand
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Association of Universities in Asia and Pacific (AUAP)
  • International Association of Europe Hotel Schools (EUHOFA)
  • The Asian Regional Training and Development Organization (ARTDO)
  • University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP)
  • Member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI)
  • World Association of Cooperative Education (WACE)
Study abroad at Siam University Bangkok Thailand - Paragon view
Siam University Paragon view

Providing expert education since 1965

Siam University was established in 1965 by the late Dr. Narong Mongkhonvanit as the first private engineering school in Thailand. The student body then was a mere 200 but has exploded over the years and by the 2000s, Siam University had already graduated over 70 000 students. The university was formally established as a private institution of higher education and given the power to grant degrees in 1973.

Siam University aims at providing training and skilled experts to specific fields in trained labor. For example, when one of Thailand’s national economic initiatives was to turn the country into a significant competitor on the printing and publishing markets, the university launched a new academic program in Printing Engineering and Digital Media to help provide skilled workers for the industry. Siam University is constantly working on developing and improving its existing curriculum, as well as adding on new fields of expertise that reflect the changing state of the economy and labor demand.

Among the best in internationalization

Siam University has a strong internationalization agenda and many native English speakers from Europe and North America in its faculty. The university believes that its students benefit the most when learning from professors who come from a diversified, international academic background. Siam University is ranked among Thailand’s top ten Universities for its enrollment of international students by Thailand’s Commission of Higher Education which is part of the Thai Ministry of Education. Furthermore, Siam University has dozens of partner universities around the world and several exchange agreements both for students and researchers.

The interdisciplinary competence Siam fosters is a brilliant way to develop one’s study skills and imagination – as is living in the stimulating capital city of Bangkok. The program is ideal for those interested in international markets and finance and want to gain a specifically Asian perspective on the globalizing business environment of today.

study abroad in bangkok thailand - exchange students at siam university
International students at Siam University

Campus area and activities

The Siam University is centrally located and has 20 main buildings. In 1999, a new multipurpose building was constructed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of His Majesty, King Bhumibol’s ascension to the throne.

There are dozens of sports, arts and career skill clubs that students can join in at the university. For athletics, there is, for example, Taekwondo, Cheerleading and modern dance, Judo, Thai Boxing and Basketball clubs. There are also various music and religious clubs as well as academic clubs on International travel, Business management, Leadership and Law. Students can also volunteer or take part in bettering the environment through clubs at the university.

study business in bangkok thailand siam university building

Studying abroad at Siam University with Asia Exchange

Siam University is an excellent option for anyone aiming for a serious career in international business, or simply wishing to complement their existing studies with some business courses. The university offers two international business programs on both Bachelor’s (BBA) and Master’s level (MBA). You can join the programs for one semester or opt for a full BBA or MBA degree.

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