Semester Exchange - Chulalongkorn University - New Colombo Plan

Semester Exchange - Chulalongkorn University - New Colombo Plan

Chulalongkorn University (CU) is a public and autonomous research university in Bangkok, Thailand. It is the most highly ranked university in Thailand in every field of study and is supported by the Office of Nation Education Standards and Quality Assessment of Thailand. CU is one of the National Research Universities. Moreover, CU is the only Thai university which is a member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

Admission to CU is highly selective, and applicants are required to have high test scores. Applicants ranking within the top 10 national scores are chosen for study at CU.

CU comprises nineteen faculties, a School of Agriculture, three colleges, ten institutes and two other schools. Its campus occupies a vast area in downtown Bangkok. Graduates customarily received their diplomas from the King of Thailand, a tradition begun by King Prajadhipok (Rama VII).

Country: Thailand
Program Dates: Semester 1: August-December, Semester 2: January-May. Please visit this website for more information.
Type of program: Semester Exchange New Colombo Scholarship
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
Course Information: Students could choose units from the program of Language and Culture, Accounting, International Business Management, Communication Management, Economics, Information and Communication Engineering, Psychological Science, Applied Chemistry. More details can be found in this webpage.   
More Information: Please refer to this website. Successful candidates will be granted with New Colombo Scholarship of AU$7,000.
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Have Australian Citizenship
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher (varies each program)
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form

You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Cost and Funding Website.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Study a Semester Exchange program in Chulalongkorn University with New Colombo Plan for 5 months, Chulalongkorn University is located in Thailand.

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