Bangkok University is the oldest and largest private university in Thailand, established 1962. Located in the central business district of Bangkok, the university expanded its operation to Rangsit campus in Pathumthani province to accommodate its rapid growth.
Bangkok University International College was established initially as an international program to prepare students for success in this highly demanding and competitive world. Students are able to choose their own fields of study which is not only will the students acquire knowledge in the fields of their choice, but they will also increase their knowledge and skills in the usage of English. Our distinguished professors include Thai and foreign nationalities.Bangkok University is affiliated with several highly reputed American universities which have given their full support in terms of exchanging ideas regarding educational formats and development, curriculum and teaching methods, including relevant materials as well as research work.
Thailand formerly known as Siamis a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula
in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and
Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. Thailand is a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarchy currently headed by King Rama IX. The King of Thailand’s titles include Head of State, Head of the Armed Forces, Adherent of Buddhism, and Upholder of religions. With a total area of approximately 513,000 km2, Thailand is the world’s 51st-largest country. It is the 20th-mostpopulous country in the world, with around 65 million people.
Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in Central Thailand, and has a population of over eight
million, or 12.6 percent of the country’s population. Over fourteen million people (22.2 percent) live within the surroundingBangkok Metropolitan Region, making Bangkok an extreme primate city, dwarfing.
The university implements rigid control over the food processing to guarantee it is kept at high
hygiene standards. Fine dining can be experienced at our BU Restaurant and BU Café that are run by our students in the Hotel and Tourism Management program. City campus provides an indoor fitness center and a gymnasium for students and faculty who like to exercise and play sports, whereas Rangsit campus is equipped with a wide range of outdoor and indoor sport facilities.The museum, located at Rangsit Campus, is built in the design pattern of an ancient kiln, below the ground. The museum is also a center for research and training on all aspects of historical ceramics and to promote the appreciation and preservation of this unique creative form of art.
There are two options for accommodation for incoming students: Lumpini place Rama4 and
Among Bangkok’s well-known sights are the Grand Palace and major Buddhist temples, including Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. The Giant Swing and Erawan Shrine
demonstrate Hinduism’s deep-rooted influence in Thai culture. Vimanmek Mansion in Dusit
Palace is famous as the world’s largest teak building, while the Jim Thompson House provides an example of traditional Thai architecture. Other major museums include the Bangkok National Museum and the Royal Barge National Museum. Cruises and boat trips on the Chao Phraya and Thonburi’s canals offer views of some of the city’s traditional architecture and ways of life on the waterfront. Khao San Road is lined by budget accommodation, shops and bars catering to tourists.Shopping venues, many of which are popular with tourists and locals, range from the shopping centres and department stores concentrated in Siam and Ratchaprasong to the sprawling Chatuchak Weekend Market. Taling Chan Floating Market is among the few such markets in Bangkok. Yaowarat is known for its shops as well as street-side food stalls and restaurants, which are also found throughout the city. Khao San Road has long been famous as a backpackers’ destination, with its budget accommodation, shops and bars attracting visitors of all languages and races.