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The Burapha University - BUU (Thailand) is a public university located in Bangsaen, Chonburi, about 100 km from Bangkok, in the Eastern Seaboard Area of Thailand. The campus covers an area of 256 acres. It was first established as the Bangsaen College of Education in 1955-the first tertiary education institution ever established outside of Bangkok- toproduce graduates in teacher education.
In 1984, when the Prasarnmitr College of Education in Bangkok was upgraded to university level and named Srinakharinwirot University, Bangsaen College of Education was included as a branch campus and started to offer several other degrees besides teacher education. In 1990, due to the need for more college-trained personnel to implementation the Government's Eastern Seaboard Development Project to industrialize the area, the Bangsaen Campus was upgraded to full university level and renamed Burapha University, which means "University of the East".
Burapha University has rapidly expanded since then. Enrollment in 2000 was approximately 12,000 students,with over 500 teaching staff and over 300 general staff. There are 15 faculties and colleges: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,Education, Nursing, Public Health, Science, Engineering, Fine and Applied Arts, Scienceand Liberal Arts, Marine Technology, Graduate School, gems College, Maritime College, Graduate School of Commerce, Graduate School of Public Administration, and Sport Science College.
In addition, the University also has a number of advanced researchand service centers, such as the Library Center, the Institute of Marine Science, theAcademic Services Center, the Computer Center, the University Hospital, etc. Burapha University offers more than fifty programs of study, thirty programs at the Master's degree level, one Ed.D program, three Ph.D programs, and many short-course training programsper year. More Ph.D programs in many disciplines are being set up and will be offered in the near future.
Useful documents and information:
- Detailed Information for Mobility
- Academic offer see the BUU Brochure 1 2 3 4