Exchange students If you are studying at one of our partner universities, you may enroll to study for one semester or one academic year at Chulalongkorn University as an exchange student. Please note that exchange students can obtain an academic transcript but they may not get a degree from CU. You are required to contact your home university first; then, if you meet the requirements, they may nominate you as an exchange student to the Office of International Affairs and Global Network at Chulalongkorn University. After we have received your nomination and application documents, we will forward them to the Faculty concerned for consideration. The official result will be informed to your home university (IRO). Exchange students will be exempt from tuition and other fees.
1. General Information
1.1 Brief Introduction
Chulalongkorn University, the Kingdom’s first public university, was established in 1917 by His Majesty King Vajiravudh (Rama VI); the University was named after the King’s father, His Majesty King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). The University extends over a 456-acre tract of land granted by its founder. In the succeeding years, Chulalongkorn University, or “Chula” for short, has grown to become a comprehensive university, which offers over 500 programs in almost all areas of study. The University’s numerous programs, including nearly 90 international programs, cover all fields of study, both traditional academic disciplines and interdisciplinary studies. The present enrollment is approximately 40,000 students, 2/3 is undergraduate students and 1/3 is graduate students.
Homepage: http://www.chula.ac.th/ Homepage in English: http://www.chula.ac.th/index_eng.htm
CU Exchange Program: http://www.inter.chula.ac.th/inter/exchangestudent/ExchangeInbound.htm
1.2 Categories of exchange students you will accept
Undergraduate: students with at least 2 semesters completed. Graduate* (both Master and Doctoral)
1.3 Semester in which you wish to enroll:
First (August to December 2018)
Second (January to May 2019)
Summer (June to July 2019)
*There is a few program offered in summer such as the International Program in Design and Architecture (INDA)
Trimester System *Trimester System is used for only some international graduate programs.
First (August to November 2018)
Second (December 2018 to March 2019)
Third (April to August 2019)
1.4 Proposed Grading System:
Standard grading system with A, B, C, D and F
Grading with “S” for Satisfactory or “U” for Unsatisfactory (with examination)
Grading with “V” for Visitor or “W” for withdrawn (without examination)
1.5 2017 Academic Calendar and Application Deadline
2. Admission Requirements
GPA requirement: preferable 2.75: copy of Transcript is required to submit along with application form.
Language(s) of instruction (The score should not more than 2 years):
internet based: 79
computer based: 213
paper based: 550 IELTS
overall band: 6.0
Marks: Listen and Speak Thai fluently for regular programs taught in Thai. Listen and Speak English fluently for international programs taught in English. Please submit the proficient test, if any.
3. Application Information
A completed application form
A nomination letter from home institute
2 references in signed and sealed envelopes
An official transcript of academic records (to be issued by the institute presently being attended)
An English proficiency score record (for non-native speaker of English)*
A photocopy of passport
Study plan/ description of academic interests (on a separate sheet of A4-sized paper)
Eight 1-inch-colored photos (with blue background) taken no more than six months in polite attire or a civil servant’s uniform, signed on the reverse side, one of which should be attached to the application form.
* It is required for the exchange student who would like to study in International Program.
4. Contact Information
Name: Ms. Sukalin Wanakasemsan
Academic Exchange Coordinator
Office of International Affairs and Global Network