MSU / Mahasarakham University
Kantarawichai Thailand

Mahasarakham University (MSU), established in 1967, is a public and progressive university located in the heart of the Northeast of Thailand. It is known as the Center of Education, offering a world -class panorama with more environmentally-responsible existence and sustainable projects. MSU has a long and proud tradition of academic and research excellence. As an educational institution, MSU recognizes an inherent obligation to serve the world of scholarship, its students and alumni, the professions, and society.

MSU is believed to be one of the best comprehensive universities in Thailand.  Of many renowned universities in Asia, particularly in ASEAN, MSU has proved itself to be an institution that has provided its students with numerous well-received degrees.  As a comprehensive public university, MSU offers a total of 177 undergraduate and postgraduate programs including 87 Bachelor, 57 Master and 33 Doctoral degree programs in the fields of Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences and Sciences and Technology. Of these wide ranges of degrees, MSU also offers international programs with English as the medium of instruction consisting of 4 Bachelor, 1 Master and 2 Doctoral degree programs, namely Bachelor of Business Administration (International Business), Bachelor of Accountancy , Bachelor of Arts (International Tourism Management), Bachelor of Arts Program in English for International Communication, Master of Science (Palaeontology), Doctor of Philosophy (Palaeontology), and Doctor of Philosophy (Food Technology).

MSU currently (as of 2017) has 17 faculties, 2 colleges, 1 school and 1 institution as follows: College of Music, College of Politics and Governance, Faculty of Cultural Science, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management, Mahasarakham Business School, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Faculty of Architecture, Urban Design, and Creative Arts, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Faculty of Informatics, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Technology, and Walai Rukhavej Research Institute.

MSU has been strongly determined and aimed at gaining further international recognition. To facilitate academic collaboration with its overseas partner institutions, MSU has signed memorandums of understanding with over one hundred and fifty institutions in twenty-eight countries, namely Australia, Belgium, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Netherland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, USA and Vietnam.

In this connection, MSU also supports university-industry collaborations in education, research, and technology transfer, with a strong focus on helping community-based business gain a technological edge on their competition. MSU’s University-Industry Cooperation Center (UIC) funded by Commission of Higher Education of Thailand and the National Office of Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) provides links between MSU students, staff, researchers, government departments, private enterprise and other educational institutions for the research and development of innovation or products through the use of the best available technological and research resource.

With its motto “Public Devotion is a Virtue of the Learned”, MSU is committed to providing its prospective students and potential partners with high quality programs, the knowledge gained from which will facilitate strong relationships between communities and educated individuals.  Having realized the advantages of being locally situated, MSU will strive for its international recognition in order to boast the local people’s wisdom and, importantly, the caliber of its students and staff as qualified researchers.

Student Population 20,001+
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Mailing Address Office of International Affairs Mahasarakham University Khamriang Sub-District , Kantarawichai , Maha Sarakham
TEL +66-43754241
FAX +66-43754241
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