Thammasat University



Thammasat University is Thailand's second oldest university.  Officially inaugurated on 27 June 1934 at Tha Phra Chan on the Rattanakosin Island and on the Bank of the Chao Phraya River.


Today, Thammasat University still follows its guiding philosophy to uphold academic excellence, services to society, promotion of arts and culture, social equality and social justice under the philosophies of constitutional monarchy and democracy. Thammasat students are not only well-rounded and well-adjusted members of their community, but are also conscious of their social responsibility as famously expressed by a former student,


Thammasat University aims to become a world-class research university.

The university is committed to the promotion and dissemination of research by faculty, staff and graduate students. Thammasat provides opportunities and channels for the dissemination of research results to the public through academic presentations, conferences and publications both domestically and internationally.

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University Ranking

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Student services

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) provides a full range of services and support for all international students. The OIA offices offers the following services :

  • General information about international programs offered by the university
  • Pre-arrival information, coordination,and visa guidance
  • Assistance in arranging housing /accommodation for incoming students
  • Orientation and Cultural programs
  • Ongoing advisor and academic and intercultural counseling services
  • On-campus liaison,when needed,with other university services
  • Information on current activity at the university
  • General information about cultural events and entertainment activities in Bangkok and the surrounding areas.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Tha Pra Chan Campus
    • Rangsit Campus
    • Pattaya Learning Resort
    • Lampang Campus

Sports facilities

Thammasat University’s extensive sports facilities includes its main multi-purpose stadium, an Aquatic Center, tennis courts, various sports fields, and several gymnasiums, which were all originally built to host the 1998 Asian Games. In 2007, the Rangsit Center was home to the worldwide Summer Universiade. Currently, the facilities are enjoyed by students for recreation and used for training by various national sports federations and teams.


Thammasat Business School has proved the quality of education in accounting and business administration with vision to aim at being a Thailand's Best Business School Model by has been accredited by AMBA (Association of MBAs).

Student Reviews

I am an active and disciplined person since I used to be a swimming athlete. I learned to undertake my responsibility for practicing, mental strength to deal with the unachievable result, and accept the compelling of teamwork. I had the chance of being an
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am a student of economics who is interested in sustainable development. I used economic sources in the fields of development and the environment. I am confident that I will continue to conduct research in order to help my country grow in a sustainable and sufficient circumstance. Moreover, during my brief vacation, I participated in a volunteer camp with university...

Wonderful journey of my life
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was a great experience studying in a foreign country & I want to continue this exploring study journey for masters as well

Great to study, good place to learn, but not a good place to growth if you are into politics in Thailand
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall experiences of the university is great. the general courses are interesting and the professors are mostly great. I always love going to classes and feel enthusiastic, eager to learn. The campus environment also good. the library is really good and support us to work with good environment and lots of books, papers, researches and online database that allow us to use...

Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

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