254 Pathumwan, Bangkok Thailand.
Chulalongkorn University, abbreviated either CU or Chula, is a public
and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand. It is ranked as
Thailand's No. 1 university from various organizers such as QS world
university ranking, Round university ranking, Center for world
university ranking etc. The university was established in 1917, making
it the oldest institute of higher education in Thailand.
The university began taking shape during King Chulalongkorn's reign when
he founded the Royal Pages School in 1902 at The Grand Palace of
Thailand. During the reign of his son, King Vajiravudh, the Royal Pages
School became the Civil Service College of King Chulalongkorn. The
Rockefeller Foundation was instrumental in helping the college from its
academic foundation. On March 26, 1917, King Vajiravudh renamed the
college to "Chulalongkorn University".
Chulalongkorn University is a comprehensive and research-intensive
university. It is also ranked as the top university in Thailand in many
aspects of qualities covering the quality of the university itself,
quality of students, quality of research, quality in particular
subjects, university reputation, environmental management systems.
According to QS university ranking 2016. CU is placed 252nd in the
world, 45th in Asia, 1st in Thailand, and 151-200 in the graduate