Assumption University (Thailand)

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Assumption University
of Thailand
มหาวิทยาลัยอัสสัมชัญ (Thai)
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Educating Intelligence and Minds to Change the World
Former names
Assumption Commercial College (-1969)
Assumption School of Business (1969-1972)
Assumption Business Administration College (1972-1990)
MottoLabor Omnia Vincit (Latin)
Motto in English
Work conquers all things
TypePrivate Catholic Research Non-profit Coeducational Higher education institution
Established1969; 52 years ago (1969)
FounderMontfort Brothers of St. Gabriel
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic
(Gabrielite Brothers)
Academic affiliations
ACUCA ASAIHL IFCU
PresidentRev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran f.s.g.
Vice-presidentRev. Bro. Dr. Achin Tengtrakul, f.s.g. (Acting VP for Student Affairs) Rev. Bro. Dr. Amnuay Yoonprayong, f.s.g.
(VP for Moral Development Education)
Students19,870
Location
592/3 Soi Ramkhamhaeng 24 Ramkhamhaeng Rd., Hua Mak, Bangkok
, ,
13°45′22″N 100°37′39″E / 13.756018°N 100.627617°E / 13.756018; 100.627617
CampusSuvarnbhumi Campus
Huamark Campus
City Campus
Medium of InstructionEnglish
NicknameAU, ABAC
MascotHorses
Websitewww.au.edu
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Assumption University (AU, Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยอัสสัมชัญ) is a private Catholic university with 3 campuses: Huamak near Rajamangala Stadium, the Suvarnabhumi area of Samut Prakan Province and City Campus located at Central World Plaza in downtown Bangkok, Thailand. The university is administered by the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel congregation, which has been active in Thai education since 1901. The programs are taught in English.

Locations[edit]

  • Suvarnabhumi Campus
  • Huamak Campus[1]
  • City Campus

Accreditation[edit]

The University is accredited by OHEC (Office of Higher Education Commission), Thailand and ONESQA (Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment).

The University is also recognized by:

  • The Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • The Association of Southeast Asian Institution of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • The International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic programs (2018)[edit]

No. School
Bachelor's Degree Program
Master's Degree Program
Doctoral Degree Program
Total
1 Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics
12
2
1
15
2 Theodore Maria School of Arts
4
-
-
4
3 Bernadette de Lourdes School of Nursing Science
1
-
-
1
4 Vincent Mary School of Science and Technology
2
2
2
6
5 Vincent Mary School of Engineering
4
-
-
4
6 Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts
6
-
-
6
7 School of Law
1
2
-
3
8 School of Biotechnology
2
1
1
4
9 Montfort del Rosario School of Architecture and Design
4
-
-
4
10 School of Music
2
-
-
2
11 Graduate School of Business
-
4
3
7
12 Graduate School of Human Sciences
-
5
4
9
13 Graduate School of eLearning
-
3
2
5
38
19
13
70

Institutions and research centers[edit]

  • PAN AM International Flight Academy
  • Tsinghua – ABAC AEC Research Institute
  • Institute for Research and Academic Services (IRAS)
  • Confucius Institute

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Campus Direction". Assumption University.

External links[edit]