Year of foundation: 1962
Approx. number of students: 28,000
Period of study: Mid August-End December; Early January-End May
MCI partner since: 2003
Bangkok is the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand. As a direct result of the 1980s and 1990s Asian investment boom, numerous multinational corporations base their regional headquarters in Bangkok and the city has become a regional force in finance and business. Its increasing influence on global politics, culture, fashion, and entertainment underlines its status as a global city. In 2009, it was the second most expensive city in South-East Asia behind Singapore. Bangkok has a population of approximately 6 million residents.
Bangkok University is the oldest and largest private university in Thailand. Located in the central business district of Bangkok, the university expanded its operation to Rangsit campus in Pathumthani province to accommodate its rapid growth. The City Campus is the study area for most students in their third or fourth year. International students of all years also attend this campus, as well as most academics in special programs attend at this campus.