“One of the most recognizable features in the changing landscape of Asian studies in this post-Cold War era is the growing importance of Asia not only as the object of studies by “first world” academia but also as the producer of knowledge”
— Thongchai Winichakul
Multidisciplinary social research focusing on specific geographic regions. Comprises sociology, political science, international relations, economics, languages and the arts and humanities applied to China, India, Thailand or ASEAN.
International-quality courses are conducted in English and/or Chinese with Thai Language courses for non-Thai native speakers.
Students can study at one of our partner universities abroad and transfer grades to enhance their PBIC experience and their career potential.
Located in the heart of Bangkok at Tha Prachan, on the historic and charming campus of Thammasat University.
We don’t just give our students a broad-ranging education and international experiences that expand their horizons and set them up for success in a career. We help them to discover a field they’re passionate about and the courage to pursue it, helping them fulfill their potential in life.
About Pridi Banomyong International College
Pridi Banomyong International College (PBIC) is located on the right bank of the Chao Phraya River at the Tha Phra Chan Campus of Thammasat University in the heart of Bangkok. Pridi Banomyong International College was established in 2008 as part of Thammasat University’s commitment to the internationalization of the university. The college was designed as an Area Studies institution offering interdisciplinary Asian Studies programs taught in English. The college was also intended for collaboration between Thammasat University and the Area Studies departments of leading universities overseas.
Explore some of our campus and facilities for you to engage with, both academically and socially.