Thammasat University

Phra Nakhon, Bangkok
Thailand

Best in History

Best performance indicators of the University throught out the recorded history (2013-2021)

About The University

Thammasat University (Abrv: TU Thai: มธ.; Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์, RTGS: Mahawitthayalai Thammasat, pronounced [tʰām.mā.sàːt]) is a public research university in Thailand with campuses in Tha Phra Chan area of Phra Nakhon District near the Grand Palace in the heart of Bangkok; in Rangsit, 42 kilometers north of Bangkok; in Pattaya, a resort city on the eastern seaboard of Thailand; and in Lampang Province. As of 2019, Thammasat University has over 33,000 students enrolled in 33 faculties, colleges, and institutes and 2,700 academic staff.Thammasat is Thailand's second oldest university. Officially established to be the national university of Thailand on 27 June 1934, it was named by its founder, Pridi Banomyong, the University of Moral and Political Sciences (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยวิชาธรรมศาสตร์และการเมือง; RTGS: Mahawitthayalai Wicha Thammasat Lae Kanmueang). It began as an open university, with 7,094 students studying law and politics in its first year. In 1952, the university's name was shortened to its present one by the military junta of Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram. who became the first rector of the university.In 1960, the university ended its free-entry policy and became the first in Thailand to require passing national entrance examinations for admission. Thammasat today offers more than 240 academic programs in 33 different faculties and colleges on four campuses. Over the 80 years since its founding, Thammasat University has evolved from an open university for law and politics to an international university offering all levels of academic degrees in many fields and disciplines. It has graduated more than 300,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's alumni have included some of Thailand's prime ministers, leading politicians, and governmental figures, Bank of Thailand governors, and jurists.Tha Phra Chan Campus, the original campus of the university, is in Phra Nakhon, Bangkok. The campus is in close proximity to many tourist destinations and was the site of the 14 October 1973 uprising and the 6 October 1976 massacre. Rangsit campus, where most undergraduate programmes are concentrated, is in Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani. Thammasat has smaller regional campuses in Lampang and Pattaya. Admission to Thammasat is highly competitive. Only applicants ranking in the top 10 national scores are chosen for study at Thammasat, especially in the social sciences and humanities—considered the most selective in Thailand. QS awarded Thammasat University Four QS Stars. A Four QS Star rating means "...highly international, demonstrating excellence in both research and teaching. The institution provides an excellent environment for students and faculty."Read more on Wiki...
Actual ranking
World
#398 / 2021,   #177 / 2020
Asia
#151 / 2021,   #55 / 2020
Thailand
#2 / 2021,   #2 / 2020
Best in the Field
International Arbitration
# 183 / 2021
Public International Law
# 194 / 2021
Best Ranking ever
Best World in history
#63 / 2017
Best National in history
#1 / 2019

Current Ranking

World ranking

N.
Law School
398
Shanghai University of Political Science and Law
flag-CN China
-19
398
Tashkent State University of Law
flag-UZ Uzbekistan
-19
398
Thammasat University
flag-TH Thailand
-19
398
University of Colorado
flag-US United States (USA)
-19
398
University of Denver
flag-US United States (USA)
-19
N.
Law School
1
Chulalongkorn University
flag-TH Thailand
-
2
Thammasat University
flag-TH Thailand
-
3
Ramkhamhaeng University
flag-TH Thailand
-
0
Kasetsart University
flag-TH Thailand
-

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