Chulalongkorn University

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Chulalongkorn University
จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย (จุฬาฯ)

emblem of Chulalongkorn University
Established March 26, 1917
Type Public
President Professor Pirom Kamol-Ratanakul, M.D.
Students 36,199[1]
Undergraduates 22,575
Postgraduates 10,384
Doctoral students 2,422
Location Bangkok, Thailand
13°44′18″N 100°31′57″E / 13.73826°N 100.532413°E / 13.73826; 100.532413Coordinates: 13°44′18″N 100°31′57″E / 13.73826°N 100.532413°E / 13.73826; 100.532413
Campus Urban
Former names Royal Pages School, Civil Service College of King Chulalongkorn
Symbolic tree Rain tree
Colours Pink      
Affiliations ASAIHL, AUN, APRU
Website www.chula.ac.th

Chulalongkorn University (Thai: จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย) is the oldest university in Thailand. It is in Bangkok (the capital city of Thailand). It was founded in 1917. Currently, there are about 30,000 students. The name of the university comes from the name of one of the kings of Thailand, Chulalongkorn (Rama V).

Education[change | change source]

Chulalongkorn University begins the term include Science and Technology, Applied science, Social Science, Humanities. In 2006, begins the term with 492 normal courses including 118 Bachelor's Degrees, 217 Master's Degrees, 93 Doctor's Degrees and 64 others. There are 70 courses of international and English. The courses are:

  • Graduate college
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Faculty of Veterinary Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Psychology
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Allied Health Science
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Political Science
  • Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Information Science
  • Faculty of Appiled Arts
  • Faculty of Arts
  • School of sport science

and others

Living in University[change | change source]

Normally, this university spends 4 years for studying the same as other universitys but Faculty of Education, and Faculty of Architecture spends 5 years for studying. While Faculty of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Faculty of Dentistry spends 6 years.

Symbol[change | change source]

Phra Kyo

Other pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chulalongkorn University Registration Office data on students [1]. Last updated March 28, 2011.