Short presentation of Chulalongkorn University
Chulalongkorn University is Thailand’s first institution of higher learning and was officially established in March 1917 by King Vajiravudh (Rama VI). The university is named after his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), who laid the foundations for modern education in Thailand. In keeping withthe shared vision of both kings, Chulalongkorn University has upheld its reputation as an institution for academic excellence, where nearly a century of honorable tradition is perfectly combined with modern fields of study. We are ranked 243rdamong the world’s top 2,000 universities in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings for 2014-2015. Moreover, we are ranked 1stin Thailand in the Scimago Institutions Rankings World Report 2014. At Chulalongkorn University, students will have the opportunity to experience the prestige of a world-class university, an enduring sense of purpose in their studies and the warmth and unity of one of the finest academic communities in the region.