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King Rama IX planted 5 flam-boyant (The Flame Tree, or Royal Poinciana) trees at Thammasat University,  Tha Prachan Campus on February 9, 1961. In 1963, King Rama IX kindly composed Flame Tree marching  song for Thammasat. The flam-boyant flowers and song are the symbolic of Thammasat University from that time.

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Thammasat University

Thammasat University is Thailand's second oldest university.  Officially inaugurated on 27 June 1934 at Tha Phra Chan on the Rattanakosin Island and the East-Bank of the Chao Phraya River (opposite the Siriraj Hospital). The University’s founder, Professor Dr. Pridi Banomyong, originally named Thammasat the “University of Ethics  and Politics”, reflecting its primary mission to offer  higher education in the disciplines of law and politics to the new citizenry and prepare Thai people for their new democratic system. Hoping to make higher learning accessible to all, Thammasat began as an open university with 7,094 students enrolled in its first academic year. Thammasat University is not only a distinguished higher education for people but Princess Bajrakitiyabha, is a daughter of King Maha Vajralongkorn (Rama X) and Princess Soamsavali, also graduated in the 2nd class honor of the Faculty of Law in 2001.

Faculty of Political Science

The Faculty of Political Science at Thammasat University is a top-ranked institution in the field of political science in Thailand since June 14th, 1949. The following three basic courses for undergraduate and graduate levels are designed in Thai Program:  Politics and Government  Public Administration  International Affairs Executive programs in Thai language: well-received in public and private sectors Master of Political Science Executive Program in Public Administration & Public Affairs (EPA) Master of Political Science Program in Politics & Government for Executive (MPE) These courses are offered the full and part-time modules at both Tha Prachan and Rangsit Campuses. Further curricular program and admission, please visit the URL website of Thai Program at

International Program

The recognized Politics and International Relations fields of Bachelor and Master’s degree programs in International Program are found at Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University. Master of Political Science Program in International Relations (MIR) The MIR Program is the first established English Program of Thailand in 1997. Thai citizens and foreign students are fulfilled classes scheduled on Saturday and Sunday.  Many alumni and current students are working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassies, Universities, and International Organizations such as ASEAN Secretariat, the United Nations. Bachelor of Political Science Program in Politics and International Relations (BIR) In 2009, the International Program for full-time undergraduate student is established namely in the Combined Bachelor and Master of Political Science Program in Politics and International Relation (BMIR Program). Many alumni are working at various workplaces such as the Thai Government, International Organization, International Companies, or business owner. Graduate students are studying at higher educational institutions in Thailand and overseas. Nowadays, the BMIR curriculum design is focused on a Bachelor’s degree for four-year graduation. The new full name of the degree is a Bachelor of Political Science Program in Politics and International Relations and the abbreviation name as BIR Program.   Further the discipline courses of the Politics and International Relations  in Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program, should visit these websites.  The academic calendar of each degree program is based on the Bi-semester system (August to December; January to May) and the Summer session is offered in June-July.
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