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Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University
จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย
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Former names
  • Royal Pages School
  • Civil Service College of King Chulalongkorn
Motto
  • • ความรู้คู่คุณธรรม (official)
    • เกียรติภูมิจุฬาฯ คือเกียรติแห่งการรับใช้ประชาชน (unofficial)
    • เสาหลักแห่งแผ่นดิน (vision)
Motto in English
  • • Knowledge with Virtue (official)
    • Honour of Chula is the Honour of Serving the Public (unofficial)
    • Pillar of the Kingdom (vision)
Type National
Established March 26, 1917 (1917-03-26)
Founder King Vajiravudh of Siam
President Prof. Bundhit Eua-arporn, Ph.D.
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Students 37,609
Undergraduates 25,464
Postgraduates 8,419
2,582
Location Pathum Wan District, Bangkok, Thailand
13°44′18″N 100°31′56″E / 13.738354°N 100.532188°E / 13.738354; 100.532188Coordinates: 13°44′18″N 100°31′56″E / 13.738354°N 100.532188°E / 13.738354; 100.532188
Campus Downtown 2.0944 km2 (0.8087 sq mi)
Anthem "Maha Chulalongkorn"
("Great Chulalongkorn")
Colours      Pink
Mascot Chamchuri (tree)
Affiliations ASAIHL, AUN, APRU
Website www.chula.ac.th
Pillar of the Kingdom

Chulalongkorn University (Thai: จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย; rtgsChulalongkon Mahawitthayalai; pronounced [t͡ɕù.lāː.lōŋ.kɔ̄ːn má.hǎː.wít.tʰá.jāː.lāj]), abbreviated either CU or Chula (Thai: จุฬาฯ), is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand. It is ranked as Thailand's No. 1 university from various organizers such as QS world university ranking, Round university ranking, Center for world university ranking etc. The university was established in 1917, making it the oldest institute of higher education in Thailand.

The university began taking shape during King Chulalongkorn's reign when he founded the Royal Pages School in 1902 at The Grand Palace of Thailand. During the reign of his son, King Vajiravudh, the Royal Pages School became the Civil Service College of King Chulalongkorn. The Rockefeller Foundation was instrumental in helping the college from its academic foundation. On March 26, 1917, King Vajiravudh renamed the college to "Chulalongkorn University".

Chulalongkorn University is ranked as the top university in Thailand in many aspects of qualities covering the quality of the university itself, quality of students, quality of researches, quality in particular subjects, university reputation, environmental management systems. According to QS university ranking 2016. CU is placed 252nd in the world, 45th in Asia, 1st in Thailand, and 151-200 in the graduate employability ranking.

Chulalongkorn University is one of the National Research Universities and supported by the Office of Nation Education Standards and Quality Assessment of Thailand. Moreover, CU is the only Thai university which is a member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).


Ranking
National Ranking
QS Asia (2016) 1
QS World (2016) 1
QS GER (2017) 1
CWUR (2016) 1
RUR (2016) 1
RUR Reputation 1
RUR Research 1
CWTS (2016) 1
THE World (2016) 2
SIR (2016) 2
Nature Index (2016) 1
U.S. News (2016) 2
UI Green Metric City Center (2016) 1
Global
QS Asia (2016) 45
QS World (2016) 252
QS GER (2017) 151-200
CWUR (2016) 320
RUR (2016) 424
RUR Reputation 182
RUR Research 424
CWTS (2016) 432
THE World (2016) 601 -800
SIR (2016) 475
U.S. News (2016) 579
UI Green Metric City Center (2016) 15
World rank Subject
51 – 100
  • Chemical Engineering
101 – 150
  • Modern Languages
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting & Finance
151 – 200
  • Business & Management
  • Linguistics
  • Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Materials Sciences
201 – 300
  • Computer Science
  • Biological Sciences
  • Economics & Econometrics
301 – 400
  • Mathematics
Faculty/College/School Degree Calendar System Programs
Architecture B.Sc. Semester Architectural Design
B.A. Semester Communication Design
Arts B.A. Semester Language and Culture
Commerce and Accountancy B.B.A. Semester Accounting
B.B.A. Semester International Business Management
Communication Arts B.A. Semester Communication Management
Economics B.A. Semester Economics
Engineering B.Eng. Semester Aerospace Engineering
B.Eng. Semester Automotive Design and Manufacturing Engineering
B.Eng. Semester Information and Communication Engineering
B.Eng. Semester Nano Engineering
Psychology B.Sc. Semester Psychological Science
Science B.Sc. Semester Applied Chemistry
Faculty/College/School Degree Calendar System Programs Faculty/College/School Degree Calendar System Programs
Allied Health Sciences M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Food and Nutrition Nursing Ph.D. Semester Nursing Science
Architecture M.Arch. Semester Architectural Design Pharmaceutical Science M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Pharmaceutical Technology
Arts M.A./Ph.D Semester Thai Studies M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Commerce and Accountancy M.M. Semester International Business Management Ph.D Semester Pharmaceutical Care
M.Sc. Trimester Finance Political Science M.A. Trimester International Development Studies
M.Sc. Trimester Financial Engineering M.A. Trimester Governance
D.B.A. Semester Business Administration (Management/Finance/Marketing) Science M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Computer Science and Information Technology
Ph.D. Semester Information Technology in Business M.Sc. Semester Food Science and Technology
Ph.D. Semester Quantitative Finance M.Sc. Trimester Petroleum Geoscience
Communication Arts M.A. Semester Strategic Communication Management Graduate School Grad.Dip. Semester Fashion Business
Dentistry M.Sc. Semester Esthetic Restorative and Implant Dentistry M.A. Semester Cultural Management
Ph.D. Semester Dental Public Health M.A./Ph.D. Semester English as an International Language
Economics M.A. Trimester Business and Managerial Economics M.A./Ph.D. Trimester European Studies
M.A. Trimester International Economics and Finance M.A./Ph.D. Semester Environment, Development, and Sustainability
M.A. Trimester Labour Economics and Human Resource Management M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Hazardous Substance and Environmental Management
M.Sc. Trimester Health Economics and Health Care Management M.A. Semester Korean Studies
Ph.D. Trimester Economics M.A. Trimester Russian Studies
Education Higher Grad. Dip. Semester Higher Education Management M.A. Semester Southeast Asian Studies
M.Ed. Semester Teaching English as a Foreign Language Ph.D Semester Agricultural Technology
Engineering M.Eng Semester Engineering Management Ph.D Semester Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management
M.Eng Semester Petroleum Engineering Ph.D Semester Nanoscience and Technology
M.Eng Semester Georesources and Petroleum Engineering Public Health Sciences M.P.H./Ph.D. Trimester Public Health
D.Eng. Semester Civil Engineering M.Sc./Ph.D. Trimester Public Health Sciences
Law LL.M. Trimester Business Law SASIN M.B.A./M.Sc./Executive Module Business Administration
Medicine M.Sc. Semester Health Development Grad.Dip./M.Sc. Module Human Resource Management
M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Medical Sciences Ph.D. Quarters Business Administration (Finance/Marketing)
M.Sc./Ph.D. Semester Clinical Sciences Petroleum and Petrochemical M.S Semester Petroleum Technology
Ph.D. Semester Biomedical Science and Biotechnology M.S./Ph.D. Semester Petrochemical Technology
M.S./Ph.D. Semester Polymer Science

  • Royal Pages School
  • Civil Service College of King Chulalongkorn
  • • ความรู้คู่คุณธรรม (official)
    • เกียรติภูมิจุฬาฯ คือเกียรติแห่งการรับใช้ประชาชน (unofficial)
    • เสาหลักแห่งแผ่นดิน (vision)
  • • Knowledge with Virtue (official)
    • Honour of Chula is the Honour of Serving the Public (unofficial)
    • Pillar of the Kingdom (vision)
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Science
  • School of Agricultural Resources
  • Aquatic Resources Research Institute
  • Energy Research Institute
  • Environmental Research Institute
  • Institute of Asian Studies
  • Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Institute
  • Social Research Institute
  • Transportation Institute
  • Police Nursing College
  • Red Cross College of Nursing
  • Aquatic Resources Research Institute
  • Energy Research Institute
  • Environment Research Institute
  • Social Research Institute
  • The Institute of Biotechnology and Genetics Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Material Science Research Institute
  • Institute of Asian Studies
  • Transportation Institute
  • In the QS Asia University Rankings 2016. Chulalongkorn has been ranked as the top Thai university and 45th in Asia
  • In the QS World University Rankings 2016/17. Chulalongkorn is ranked the 1st in Thailand and 252nd in the world
  • In the QS graduate employability rankings 2016. Chulalongkorn is No. 1 university in Thailand and No. 151 - 200 in the world
  • In the Center for World University Ranking or CWUR, Chulalongkorn is ranked as number 1 university in Thailand and 320th in world rankings in 2016, considered by alumni, researches, quality of curriculums and instructors.
  • In the Round University Ranking 2016. Chulalongkorn is ranked the 1st in Thailand and ranked 424th in the world.
  • In the RUR Research Performance World University Rankings 2016. Chulalongkorn is No. 1 university in Thailand and No. 424 in the world
  • In the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2016. Chulalongkorn is ranked the 1st in Thailand and ranked 432nd in the world.
  • In the THE World University Rankings 2016. Chulalongkorn is ranked 601- 800 in the world.
  • In the RUR Reputation Rankings 2016. Chulalongkorn is No. 1 university in Thailand and No. 182 in the world.
  • In the SCImago institutions Ranking, which ranks international researches of universities. Chulalongkorn is ranked 475th in World rankings in 2016, up six places from last year.
  • In the U.S. News. Chulalongkorn is ranked 579th in the world. considered by the university's reputation, medium, citations, international cooperation, the quantity of Ph.D. students, etc.
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Modern Languages
  • Chemistry
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business & Management
  • Linguistics
  • Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Materials Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Biological Sciences
  • Economics & Econometrics
  • Mathematics
  • Anthropology
  • English Language & Literature
  • History
  • Modern Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophy
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mineral & Mining Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Dentistry
  • Psychology
  • Veterinary Science
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Mathematics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Sciences
  • Geography
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Communication & Media Studies
  • Social Policy & Administration
  • Economics & Econometrics
  • Politics & International Studies
  • Architecture / Built Environment
  • Engineering – Civil & Structural
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Education
  • Business & Management
  • Sociology
  • Statistics & Operational Research
  • Performing Arts
  • Development Studies
  • Law
  • QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017 indicates the impressive alumni outcomes or the strongest reputation among employers. Chulalongkorn University has been ranked as Number 1 in Thailand and 151-200 in the World.
  • In the Nature Index, the affiliations of high-quality scientific articles. Chulalongkorn is ranked the 1st in Thailand in 2016.
  • In the UI Green Metric-City Center, Chulalongkorn was ranked the 1st in national rankings and the 15th in world rankings. considered by Setting and Infrastructure, Energy and Climate Change, Waste, Water, Transportation and Education.
  • The Webometric ranking indicates quantity and quality of the university's medium, considered by being searched by search engines, online documents, and citations in Google Scholar. Chulalongkorn is ranked 452th in the world.
  • The 90th Anniversary of Chulalongkorn University Scholarship
  • CU.Graduate School Thesis Grant
  • Overseas Research Experience Scholarship for Graduate Student
  • Overseas Academic Presentation Scholarship for Graduate Students
  • Overseas Academic Presentation Scholarship Option II for Graduate Student's and Postdoctoral Fellow's Publication
  • Domestic Academic Presentation Scholarship for Graduate Student
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • The 100th Anniversary Chulalongkorn University for Doctoral Scholarship
  • H.M. the King Bhumibhol Adulyadej's 72nd Birthday Anniversary Scholarship
  • Thainess Study Schorlarship for Graduate Students
  • 60/40 Support for Tuition Fee
  • Teaching Assistant Scholarship
  • Research Assistant Scholarship
  • Tuition fees Scholarship for Master to Doctoral
  • ASEAN Scholarship
  • Scholarship for International Graduate Students
  • Chula–Thammasat Traditional Football Match: The annual football match between Chulalongkorn University and Thammasat University in January at Suphashalasai Stadium. It first started in 1934.
  • Loy Krathong: an annual celebration of the full moon night, which usually falls on the first full moon day in November. Since the festival is open to the public, it attracts many people, especially Chulalongkorn students and faculty and those who live in downtown Bangkok, to come to the university to float their Krathongs on the university's pond.
  • Chulalongkorn Academic Exhibition: a triennial academic and research exhibition presented by Chulalongkorn University's students and faculty. It is regarded as one of the most important academic fairs in Thailand.
  • Two medals from Olympic 2016 Rio de Janeiro games
  • The PH21 team, Computer Engineering students at Chulalongkorn University, got the 1st prize from the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016 in the games category
  • Chulalongkorn University Concert Choir Won Gold Award in World-Class Musical Competition 2014
  • In 2005, almost reached the quarter-final at Osaka RoboCup.
  • In 2006, the third place and technical challenge at Bremen RoboCup.
  • In 2007, second place Atlanta World RoboCup.
  • In 2008, finally, the team got champion of World RoboCup Small‐Sized Robot League at Suzhou, China.
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