Navamindradhiraj University

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Navamindradhiraj University
University of Bangkok Metropolis Logo.png
Former names
University of Bangkok Metropolis
Motto"Vijjā Uppattaṃ Seṭṭha" (Pāḷi)
("Of all things that have come to pass, knowledge is the most excellent")
EstablishedNovember 13, 2010 (2010-11-13)[1]
PresidentAssociate Professor Anant Manomaipiboon, MD.
ColorsDark Green
13°46′50″N 100°30′33″E / 13.78056°N 100.50917°E / 13.78056; 100.50917Coordinates: 13°46′50″N 100°30′33″E / 13.78056°N 100.50917°E / 13.78056; 100.50917

Navamindradhiraj University (NMU) (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยนวมินทราธิราช; RTGSMahawitthayalai Nawaminthrathirat), formerly University of Bangkok Metropolis (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยกรุงเทพมหานคร; RTGSMahawitthayalai Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), 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 H.M. the King Bhumibol Adulyadej as Navamindradhiraj, meaning the ninth monarch, referring to himself.[2]

The University initially started with two faculties which included the Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital and the Kuakarun College of Nursing.

Academic Institutions under management of Navamindradhiraj University[3][edit]

Programs Available[edit]

Undergraduate Post-graduate
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Bachelor of Nursing (B.N.S.)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

  • Medical Instruments and Operating Room Technology
  • Paramedicine
  • Radiological Technology
  • Occupational Health and Hospital Safety
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Urban Development and Management

Residency and Fellowship Training


  1. ^
  2. ^ "University of Bangkok Metropolis Name Changed to Navanmindradhiraj Act. B.E. 2556" (PDF) (in Thai).
  3. ^ "Navamindradhiraj University Announcement" (PDF) (in Thai).

External Links[edit]

Navamindradhiraj University's official website in Thai