Princess of Naradhiwas University

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Princess of Naradhiwas University
Princess of Naradhiwas University emblem
Motto The Great Realms of Education
Established February 9, 2005 (2005-02-09)
Type Public
President Asst. Prof. Chongrak Palasai, Ph.D.
Location Narathiwat, Thailand
6°25′00″N 101°49′27″E / 6.41667°N 101.82417°E / 6.41667; 101.82417Coordinates: 6°25′00″N 101°49′27″E / 6.41667°N 101.82417°E / 6.41667; 101.82417
Colours Gold - Sea Blue         
Nickname PNU

Princess of Naradhiwas University (PNU) is a government sponsored university in Narathiwat, southern Thailand. It was founded under the act on 9 February 2005 by merging all educational institutions in the province together. Those institutions are Narathiwat Technical College, Narathiwat Agricultural & Technology College, Takbai vocational college and Boromarjonani College of Nursing, Narathiwat.

The main objectives of the amalgamation are to utilize the resources most effectively with the lowest investment, to give the opportunity for local students to get education in university and to respond to the local people’s desires for education. If the objectives are achieved, the quality of people would be improved in that all have jobs to do and the local economy would be developed.

The name of the university was granted by Bhumibol Adulyadej in honor of his sister Galyani Vadhana.

Academic Divisions[edit]

The university has 7 faculties

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts
  • Faculty of Management Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Faculty of Science and Technology

And there are also colleges and institutes organized by PNU

  • Narathiwat Technical College
  • Narathiwat Agricultural & Technology College
  • Takbai vocational college
  • Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies

International cooperations[edit]

Memoranda of understanding (MOU)


49, Rangaemaraka Rd. Bang Nak, Mueang Narathiwat, Narathiwat 96000, Thailand

External links[edit]