General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1934
Abbreviation TU
Teachers 1,984
Students 29,591
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Be the finest, be the fairness, be the main engine of the society
• Ministry of Education, Thailand
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
World ranking 657
Country ranking 4
Ranking in world by sphere
Social Sciences and Management 268
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 657
QS World University Rankings 628
Alternative title
th มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์
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Thammasat University (TU) - public higher education institution in Thailand. TU was founded in 1934. The university has an urban campus in Pathum Thani.

University ranking. Thammasat University is among the best educational institutions in Thailand, that is among the top 5 universities according to the national rankings. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities. According to the specialists, «Social Sciences and Management» is the strongest program of the university and ranks 268 in the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. Thammasat University divides its academic year into semesters. TU has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website

The composition of the university. Thammasat University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 29 thousand students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. Foreigners make about 1% of all students. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1900 specialists. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Youtube, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of TU. The students have access to the university’s library. The university is a member of Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL).

Thammasat University - Official Description

Thammasat University, the second oldest university in Thailand, is one of the best known and respected institutions of higher learning in the country. Officially established on 27 June 1934, the university was originally named "Thammasat Lae Karn Muang" or the "University of Moral Science and Politics". It started out as an open university with 7,094 students enrolled in its first academic year studying law and politics. The guiding philosophy of the the university was "to teach students to love and cherish democracy". Over the decades since its founding, Thammasat University has evolved from being an open university for law and politics to a prestigious international university offering all levels of academic degrees across a broad spectrum of fields and disciplines. It has graduated more than 300,000 undergraduate and graduate students who have greatly contributed to the development and progress of Thai society and the nation. The university's alumni have included Royal Family members, prime ministers and government figures, leading corporate figures and national artists. Presently, Thammasat University has over 30,000 students (25,000 undergradutes) enrolled in 23 faculties, colleges and institutes: the faculties of Law; Commerce and Accountancy; Political Science; Economics; Journalism and Mass Communication; Liberal Arts; Social Administration; Sociology and...

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