Prof. Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit,
IAU First Vice President and Chair of HESD Working Group
IAUP President Emeritus
Siam University (SU) is an internationally respected leader in professional and career-oriented education by means of cooperative education and problem-based learning. The three main pillar of this institution are: Employability, Diversity and Sustainability. As one of the leading comprehensive universities in Thailand, Siam University offers academic opportunities in the area of Health Sciences, Science and Technology, Social Sciences, and Humanities. Presently, the university comprises of 14 schools and colleges namely Liberal Arts, International College, Engineering, Law, Business, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medicine, Communication Arts, Performing Arts, Information Technology, Applied Science, and Graduate School. Siam University offers 45 program of studies leading to Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degree. The student bodies comprises of over 15,000 from over 53 countries, providing truly multicultural learning experiences with 87 leading universities from over 53 countries worldwide creates unique possibilities for students. The faculty members in international programs have been carefully selected from qualified scholars who are English native speakers mainly from Europe and America.
Siam University campus is located in South-West of the Cosmopolitan Bangkok which is easily accessible by various modes of public transportation. The sky train (BTS) and MRT Subway Lines, Bangwa station near the corner of the campus is truly an accessible way of commuting. Siam University, the 20 building campus features first class academic and social facilities designed to cater for the specific needs of student life.
Siam University students have access to Cooperative Education and Work Integrated practice program to receiving corporate training both in Thailand and abroad. Each year, we have hundreds of exchange students from various countries studying for a short and long term. As we have an exchange programs with various institutions worldwide. It has a long record of recognition and collaboration with global bodies including International Association of University (IAU); The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAHIL); Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP) and Siam University is also the member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); International Association of University Presidents (IAUP); Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI) and of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue University Network (ACD-UN). As Thailand Top Co-op institution for 2012, awarded by the Minister of Education of Thailand, Siam University has been recognized as a full executive member of the World Association for Cooperative Education (WACE).