Address: Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Chulalongkorn University is a public and
autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand. The university
was originally founded during King Chulalongkorn's reign as a school
for training royal pages and civil servants in 1899 (B.E. 2442) at
the Grand Palace of Thailand. It was later established as a national
university in 1917, making it the oldest institute of higher
education in Thailand.
Chulalongkorn University is a comprehensive and research-intensive university. It is ranked as the best university in Thailand in many surveys, quality of students, quality of research, quality in particular subjects, university reputation, environmental management systems. According to QS world university ranking 2017, CU is placed 245th in the world, 45th in Asia, 1st in Thailand, and 201–250 in the world graduate employability ranking. It is also ranked as Thailand's No. 1 university from various organizers such as Center for World University Rankings, Round university ranking, Academic Ranking of World Universities.