Chulalongkorn University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Asia University Rankings 2023
Phayathai Road, Pathumwan District, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand

About Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand’s first institution of higher learning, has dedicated itself as the center for academic learning and professional excellence.  The university’s mission and commitment to public service are in line with the visions of the university’s founder, King Rama VI, who established the Chulalongkorn University as a tribute to his father, King Rama V.


Whether through the pursuit and development of knowledge, or the dissemination and application of learned concepts, Chulalongkorn University works to empower students with professional know-how and research skills, as well as preserve the arts, culture, and values.  Added to the academic learning is the university’s commitment to instill in students a sense of morality, social responsibility, and service to society.


Chulalongkorn University has 20 faculties, 23 colleges and research institutes, and 8,138 faculty members.  Currently, there are over 37,000 students, including more than 26,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 postgraduates.


As Thailand’s leading university, Chulalongkorn University aims to become a model institute of education, setting the standard as a university of innovations for society and focusing on three social development core principles: preparing future leaders, developing impactful research and innovation, and advocating social sustainability.

Recently, Chulalongkorn University was ranked Asia’s No.1 and No. 23 in the world for Global Impact by Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking 2021, which is the highest ranking ever received by a university in Thailand.  THE Impact Ranking is the global performance scale that assesses universities using the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Chulalongkorn University earned the best scores in the following SDGs: SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-being), SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure), and SDG15 (Life on Land).

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Subjects taught at Chulalongkorn University

  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Archaeology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Architecture
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Sociology
    • Geography
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
    • Veterinary Science
    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Sport Science
  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Law

    • Law
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Education

    • Education
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health

Key statistics

  • 12.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 34,552
    Number of FTE Students
  • 24%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings



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