Khon Kaen University (KKU) was established as the major university in the Northeastern part of Thailand in 1964 and has developed itself to become one of the top universities in Thailand. Khon Kaen University has recently become one of the nine national research universities in Thailand and an educational center in the Mekong sub-region.
KKU’s strategic goal is to be recognized both internationally and regionally as a leading university in research. KKU currently has more than 40,000 students studying in 17 faculties, 1 satellite campus, 1 school, and 3 colleges and in 43 International/English programs which cover a wide variety of disciplines.
Outstanding research work of KKU:• Medicine, Public Health and Tropical Medicine// Tropical Disease Research Laboratory (TDR)• Agriculture and tropical farming systems (animal science, plant science).• Bio-diversity in the Mekong River basin• Arts, Culture and society in the Greater Mekong sub-region (GMS).• Business, economic and tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS)
The International Relations Division is a central organization that supports the international activities of Khon Kaen University aspects.
Our campus serves as the leading educational and learning centre of the Northeastern region. It is conveniently located a few kilometers from the center of the city and is situated on a large, safe, and attractive site of green fields measuring 900 hectares. KKU has excellent facilities and thus provides its students with an environment conducive to learning and with the proper support to achieve academic success. Additionally, KKU takes an investment-minded approach to education by providing funds for students to pursue their goals of higher education through study and research.