The Graduate School, Chiang Mai University Thailand
Graduate study in Chiang Mai University started officially in 1974, ten years after the university was founded. The Graduate School was established in 1976 to coordinate with the various faculties in providing, and maintaining academic standard of graduate study in the university.
From the first batch of graduate student population of 34 in the first four degree programs in 1974, the university served more than 3, 000 graduate students in 1999 including about a hundred foreign students, in 123 degree programs offered by 101 departments of 14 faculties and involving nearly 1, 378 full-time teaching staff, of which more than 590 were Ph. D. holders.
The university follows an interdisciplinary approach to education, offering students flexibility in their choice of individual courses. The academic year consists of two semesters each approximately fifteen weeks long. The first semester runs from June to September and the second from November to February. Summer session takes place from March to May.
Admission is made either through written examination and or interview, or evaluation of each application for overseas applicants.
Links: The University has
developed a network of academic cooperation with many educational
institutions around the world including the countries of Australia,
Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Hong
Kong, Korea, Nepal, Romania, Sweden, UK, USA and Social Republic of
Health Sciences: Graduate Diploma, Masterís and Doctorís Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Associated Medical Sciences and Dentistry.
Science and Technology: Master and Doctor's Degree in Science, Agriculture, Agro-industry and Engineering.
Humanities and Social Sciences: Graduate Diploma and Masterís Degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Economics and Education.
Specialized Areas: Cultures, Medicine, Nursing, Nuclear Physics, Environmental and Natural Resources Management.
+66 5 394 2422
Chiang Mai University
239 Huay Kaew
Tel: +66 5 394 2422