Siam University is one of Thailand’s oldest and leading private universities located in South-West Bangkok approximately 6 kilometers from the main financial district of Thailand and a 10 minute walk from Bang Wa BTS station. This 20-building cosmopolitan campus features unparalleled academic and social facilities designed specifically to cater the modern needs of student life and education. In fact, it has become the fifth largest private university containing a student body of over 15,000 students across twelve schools including 500 students from over 35 countries in our international program.
Since its inception with a class of only 200, Siam University has been growing towards international recognition as one of the leading universities in Asia and within the ASEAN community, and will continue to expand its vision to become one of the worlds’ leading educational institutions. Siam University was founded in 1965 by the late Dr. Narong Mongkhonvanit as the first private engineering school in Thailand. Nearly five decades later with steady growth and development, driven by devotion for academic excellence, Siam University has contributed more than 80,000 graduates into various professional fields in Thailand’s national work force, as well as at an international level.
In 1995 the ‘international program’ was established, offering Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in International Business and International Hotel and Tourism Management. Siam University is ranked among Thailand’s top ten Universities for its population of International students by Thailand’s Commission of Higher Education which is part of the Thai Ministry of Education. Many of Siam’s faculty members have been carefully selected among qualified scholars that are native speakers of English from Europe and North America, we believe this enhances the intercultural activities in which students can participate and enjoy. Siam is also affiliated with many well-known universities and institutions worldwide, and various opportunities to work and study abroad for valuable experiences.
The academic standards and programs at Siam are approved by the Higher Education Commission of Thailand. SU is a fully accredited university and all of its graduates enjoy the same privileges in accordance with other state university graduates.
Additionally, Siam University has gained international recognition as a member of the following organizations: the International Association of Universities (IAU), the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), the International Association of Hotel Schools (EUHOFA), the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), the Asian Regional Training and Development Organization (ARTDO), University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), World Association of Cooperative Education (WACE), and the Association of Universities in Asia and the Pacific (AUAP).
As a notable learning organization, Siam University is focused on highly regarded education for its students and faculty, with a prominent emphasis on cutting-edge technology and research, a professional attitude, and superior performance in accordance with the requirements of the modern world of work in today’s innovation of globalization and within the ASEAN community. In such operations, Siam University also promotes Asian wisdom and culture in collaboration with a vast social network and various work sectors which are closely related.
To endow a clear understanding and acceptance of the broad working environment and provide a definitive grounding of responsibility in the idea of a variety of cultures, ethics, and life-long learning skills.
Siam University, maintaining our reputation as one of the leading universities in the ASEAN region, directs focus on the pursuit of relevant knowledge by using ground-breaking research and training methods to create professionals and build associations with local and international leaders in the diverse of globalization of the future world markets.
- Graduates are to be skilled professionally with emphasis on diverse work integration for excellence with modern global perspectives.
- Empower and prepare students to become significant leaders and operators in international environments.
- Utilize cutting-edge research and innovative methods to preserve academic advancement and infinite wisdom as an unwavering effort to achieve virtue among the ASEAN community and other world markets.
- Maintaining Asian ethnics and preservation of individuality among nations along with clear understanding and recognition of its cultural diversity.