Kasetsart University is a public university with the greatest number of students in Thailand. The University offers programs in agriculture, science and technology, social sciences and humanities in 29 faculties and a college in four campuses, namely Bangkhen, Kamphaeng Saen, Sriracha, and Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province and also Suphan Buri Campus Development Project as well as four veterinary hospitals.
The University always accelerates strong supports to high quality personnel and provides additional research budgets, aiming to become a world’s leading university in a quality-conscious and effective manner. Our graduates always obtain both body of knowledge in their expertise and moral principles to become global citizens. With our international networks and partnerships, our students are always encouraged to augment their international experiences worldwide with scholarships and funding from governments, universities, and international agencies, e.g. Erasmus Mundus and the Government of Japan. The University has also spent large amounts of money on building its research capacity.
Laboratories are well equipped with modern scientific facilities to ensure that students will be able to carry out their basic and applied research. Moreover, its faculty members and researchers have outstandingly devoted to innovative creativity for all human beings, as evidenced by many prestigious awards from national, regional and international organizations. The great achievement and honor of the university is that Kasetsart University is ranked 39th in the world, 4th in Asia and 1st in ASEAN in the field of agriculture and forestry by QS World University Ranking in 2015.
In 2010, KU was selected to be one of the nine national research universities in Thailand by the Ministry of Education. With KU’s vision to become “the world’s leading research university in agriculture, food, technology and innovation”, the university has set up four advance research centers to carry out the National Research University project by sharing resources and goal while other units of the university in the central area and provinces will coordinate to generate results to increase research productivity and knowledge creation. The four centers include the Center for Advances Studies for Agriculture and Food, the Center for Advanced Studies in Tropical Natural Resources, the Center for Advanced Studies in Nanotechnology for Chemical, Food and Agricultural Industries, and the Center for Advanced Studies in Industrial Technology.
Student Life and Facilities
Overseas students can have access to facilities and services provided for all Thai and overseas students i.e. libraries, KU convention center, sport complex, medical care, IT services, postal service, convenience stores, banks, transportation, consultancy, and academic and entertainment activities such as sport events, concerts and, “Kaset Fair”- the annual academic conference with a popular market fair. In addition, many student clubs are also available for overseas student to expand their experience by, for instance, practicing Thai language skills in friendly atmosphere.
Getting in Touch
To find out more about Kasetsart University, please contact:
The International Affairs Division
50 Ngamwongwan Road,
Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900
Tel. +662 942 8171-3, +662 942 8858
Fax. +662 942 8170, +662 942 8726