Chiang Mai Rajabhat University

Chiang Mai Rajabhat University is a university in the north of Thailand. It is under the Royal Thai Ministry of Education. The university was founded in 1924 as an agricultural teacher training college. In 1948, it became Chiang Mai Teachers College and offered majors in a variety of subjects. On February 14, 1982, the year of King Rama IX's sixtieth birthday, His Majesty proclaimed Thailand's 36 teacher's colleges to be Rajabhat Institutes; they then began offering majors and degree programmes in non-teaching fields. On March 6, 1985, His Majesty the King graciously granted the use of his royal crest as the Rajabhat Institute emblem. Rajabhat Institute Chiang Mai became Chiang Mai Rajabhat University in 2004.

Enrolment is about 30,000, and classes are divided into regular, evening and weekends. Most students come from secondary schools in northern Thailand, some even from remote areas. Chiang Mai Rajabhat University is thus a community institute which provides a comprehensive education for local students and working people.

There are five faculties, one graduate school, one international college and one autonomous institute, employing about 500 faculty members.

There are four campuses:

  • Wieng Boa, the main campus, is on Chang Puek Road, in the center of Chiang Mai.
  • Mae Sa, the campus of Faculty of Management Science, is in Mae Rim District, 10 kilometers from Chiang Mai.
  • Sa Luang (2,320 acres), campus of the Agricultural Center, is in Mae Rim District, 27 kilometers from Chiang Mai.
  • Mae Hong Son campus, in Mae Hong Son, is the center for external services in education.

Read more about Chiang Mai Rajabhat UniversityGraduate School, International College, Asian Institute For Community Economy and Technology

Other articles related to "mai, chiang mai rajabhat university, chiang mai":

Mai, Non Sung
... Mai (เทศบาลตำบลใหม่) is a township in Non Sung district, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand effective July 18 2008 ...
MAI-223 - Variants
... Data from Jane's all the World's Aircraft 2011/12 MAI-223 Base version MAI-223SKh Crop sprayer, announced 2006, first flight 31 August 2007 ... MAI-208 Autogyro based on MAI-223 fuselage ...
Chiang Mai Rajabhat University - Asian Institute For Community Economy and Technology
... adiCET campus is on Chiang Mai Green City (CMGC) ... Chiang Mai Green City will be the first community in the world that uses only renewable energy and green technology while striving to be 100% Universities and colleges ...
Stadionul 1 Mai
1 Mai Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Slobozia, Ialomiţa County ... Silviu Ploeşteanu Steaua Tudor Vladimirescu Liga II 1 Mai (Slatina) 1 Mai (Slobozia) Areni Carpaţi Central Cetate (Alba Iulia) Dacia Damila Dan Păltinişanu Delta Eugen Popescu Farul Flacăra Florea ...
... The MAI-223 Kityonok (Russian МАИ-223 «Китенок», English MAI-223 Whale Calf) is a single-engine STOL ultralight aircraft developed by the Moscow Aviation Institute's special design bureau (OS ...

Famous quotes containing the words university and/or chiang:

    The university is no longer a quiet place to teach and do scholarly work at a measured pace and contemplate the universe. It is big, complex, demanding, competitive, bureaucratic, and chronically short of money.
    Phyllis Dain (b. 1930)

    There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary speculation, or by hiding behind the wagon-wheels of pacific theories.
    —Madame Chiang Kai-Shek (b. 1898)