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Bangkok University (Partner)
Bangkok, Thailand (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Restrictions: UM applicants only
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Majors & Minors:
Business Administration, Communication Studies, Management, Marketing, Media Arts
Language of Instruction:
Language Requirement:
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Program Description:
Bangkok University

Length of  exchange: semester or academic year
Bangkok University International College (BUIC) is located in the heart of Thailand’s biggest city, Bangkok.  It is the largest private, non-profit university in Thailand, founded in 1962, with the mission to provide innovative and practical studies for its international student body.  There are more than 20,000 students enrolled, of which 600 are international students from over 30 countries worldwide. The university has two campuses, though the central city campus, home to BUIC, is supremely located for students to explore the city.   

Fast Facts
Exchange levels: undergraduate, graduate
Language of  instruction: English
Language requirement: none
University website:

Learn more about Thailand with the CIa World Fact Book:

English is the language of instruction at BU, and classes are available in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Communication Arts, Graphics & Mlutimedia and Hotel & Tourism.  Programs offered in English can be found at:  Thai language classes also are offered for exchange students that include many field trips. 

Housing & Meals
Exchange students at BU stay in single or double occupancy off-campus apartments, located within walking distance from campus.  Lunch is available at BU’s cafeteria, and other meals can be purchased from nearby restaurants and cafes.  

Cost Information
Students pay their regular tuition to UM and their room and board to BU.  Rent typically costs between THB6,000 and THB15,000 per month.  Food costs are approximately THB15,000 per month, and books cost about THB3,000 per semester.  A student visa for study in Thailand costs US$50. UM financial aid can be applied to tuition, living and travel expenses while on this program. 

Credit Transfer
Students will register for classes upon arrival at BU.  Students should plan to enroll in 15 credits per semester at BU.   UM students must be enrolled as full-time students. 
Program Dates
Semester 1: August to mid- December
Semester 2: January to mid- May 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2016-2017 01/29/2016 01/29/2016 TBA TBA
Fall 2016 01/30/2016 02/09/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 05/02/2016 05/16/2016 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 01/30/2017 02/09/2017 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2017-2018 01/30/2017 02/15/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 05/03/2017 05/17/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 01/30/2018 02/14/2018 TBA TBA