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Chulalongkorn University

Established as a national university in 1917, Chulalongkorn is the oldest higher education institute in Thailand.
Find out more at Chulalongkorn's exchange website
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Number of places available: 2 full year places


Term Dates:

  • August to December and January to May

Application (by student after allocation of a Global Opportunities place by DU):

  • Semester 1 / full year: 31 March
  • Semester 2: 31 August. 

Programme information

Details about courses and modules available are updated by Chulalongkorn on a yearly basis on the webpage.

Academic Information 

GPA requirement: it is preferred that students have a GPA of 2.75/4.0 and above.

Study Load

22 credits per semester (approx. 7-8 courses). For more information, please see Chulalongkorn University Fact Sheet

Language Requirements

For students who have a first language other than English a TOEFL score showing English proficiency is required.


Chulalongkorn University international HOUSE or CU iHouse is a 26 – storey on-campus residence for international students and lecturers. The residence consists of 846 units. The cost varies as per below:

Monthly room (Studio)

  • A contract of more than 6-month stay: USD370 (THB 13,000) 
  • A contract of less than 6-month stay: USD400 (THB 14,000)

Monthly room (One bedroom) USD630 (THB 22,000)

For more information about CU iHouse - Tel: +662 217 3188 or E-mail:

You can reserve rooms on the CU iHouse website.  

Supporting Documents Required

  • A completed application form
  • A nomination letter from home institute
  • Two reference letters from academic advisors
  • An official transcript of academic records (to be issued by the institute presently being attended)
  • An English proficiency score record (for non-native speakers of English)
  • A copy of passport
  • Study plan

Student Support

A range of student services are available at Chulalongkorn University including accommodation, health centre, sports facilities and a library. This includes as Student Wellness Centre for counselling service.

Additional Information

  • Exchange students are required to have health insurance before travelling to Thailand.
  • Chulalongkorn University has a dress code that uniform must be worn to lectures and exams as well as any official interactions with university administration. This code applies to undergraduate students only.


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