|Motto||"Vijjā Uppattaṃ Seṭṭha" (Pāḷi)
("Of all things that have come to pass, knowledge is the most excellent")
|President||Bhichit Rattakul, PhD.|
|Former names||University of Bangkok Metropolis|
Navamindradhiraj University (NMU) (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยนวมินทราธิราช; RTGS: Mahawitthayalai Nawaminthrathirat), formerly University of Bangkok Metropolis, is a public university located in Bangkok, Thailand. The University focuses on medical science and public services such as medicine. It was previously known as University of Bangkok Metropolis as it was established, and currently funded, by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. It was formally named by Bhumibol Adulyadej as Navamindradhiraj, meaning the ninth monarch, referring to himself.
The University currently includes two faculties which are the Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital and the Kuakarun Faculty of Nursing. It is planning on expanding to other fields; such as a proposed Faculty of Science is on its way.