Kasetsart University emerged initially as College of Agriculture offering a 3-year non-degree training program. Later this College of Agriculture was conferred a state of University status on February 2, 1943 with the official name “Kasetsart University”. According to large increase in the need for the degree holders in various fields in addition to agriculture and related sciences, Kasetsart University has been developed into a full-fledged University providing high standard of education. Up to the present, Kasetsart University, as a comprehensive University, has operated four campuses throughout the country, as follows:
In 2009 Kasetsart University was designated by Office of Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education to be a national research university. So as to achieve the “Research University” status, the University then has integrated her competencies in all disciplines and other resources to follow her part to become a “Center of Academic Excellence” in Asia. At present, researches from Kasetsart University are transferred to the public with high impact for the well being of the country. With the vision “to Become a Leading Research University”, Kasetsart University possesses the potential and readiness to pursue joint researches as well as to share her experience and accumulated knowledge with international partners on international stages.
Today, internationalization has been considered as a major development policies of the University. Therefore, Kasetsart University has accelerated and provided strong support to initiate and conduct various collaborative programs with more than 300 partners worldwide. Such activities are:
Exchange of Students and Members,
Joint Researches, seminar, symposium, conferences, workshop, and
Exchange of Publications and Scientific Materials.
It is inevitable to say that those activities represent the commitment of Kasetsart University in the global society.
Though Kasetsart University is a public University in Thailand where Thai is our medium of instruction, there are more than 500 courses offered in English and other languages for the benefit of Student Mobility Programs of the University. At present, Kasetsart University is an essential destination in Southeast Asia for students from all regions.
Aiming to ascending and achieving the major gold of Kasetsart University, International Affairs Division commits herself to emphasize on the following tasks under the motto “the Spirit of Development towards the Global Society.”
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