KASETSART UNIVERSITY STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Study Economics, Engineering, Agriculture & Tourism at Kasetsart University

Take part in an engaging academic semester in the dynamic city of Bangkok! Join the prestigious Kasetsart University and its Student Exchange Program (KUSEP) or International MBA Program (KIMBA). You can study economics, engineering, agriculture, and tourism in the heart of Bangkok. It’s easy to apply and you’ll get a confirmation of your study placement in as little as one day.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Semesters

Spring (Jan – May),
Autumn (Aug – Dec)

Max. Credits

ca. 35-36 ECTS or
ca. 21-24 US credits

Program Content

Lectures
assignments
cultural business excursions

Levels of Study

Bachelor and Master

Fees

1790 -1990 EUR (2290 EUR) tuition fee /semester
+ 75 EUR application fee

Study Fields

Economics, engineering, tourism, social sciences, languages, tropical agriculture and business administration

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SEMESTER DATES

AUTUMN 2021

SPRING 2022

AUTUMN 2022

You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.

*) Dates still tentative

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Challenge yourself academically at top-rated university praised for its educational standards
  • Expand your knowledge and skills in a variety of fields, including economics, engineering and tourism
  • Gain international experience in one of Asia’s most thrilling cities and explore Thailand in your free time
  • Improve your English, creative thinking and intercultural communication skills
  • Enjoy a variety of free time activities, both in Bangkok and on campus

STUDYING IN THE KASETSART UNIVERSITY STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM

The Kasetsart University Student Exchange Program (KUSEP) is an interdisciplinary exchange program where you can choose courses from many fields, including economics, business, engineering, tourism and tropical agriculture. International MBA Program (KIMBA) offers exchange studies as well in business administration.  This wide range of available courses allows you to build a multidisciplinary schedule tailored to your personal interests and career goals. All the courses are part of the regular degree curricula of the university.

Who are these programs for?

  • You’re a university student (or similar)
  • You want to challenge yourself academically and expand your knowledge in a variety of fields
  • You want to improve your English and intercultural communication skills
  • You want to get to know people from all over the world.
  • You want to explore the dynamic city of Bangkok in your free time

MOST FREQUENT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Q: Should I choose my courses before the semester starts? You can prepare a learning agreement if your home university requires you to do so, but Kasetsart University does not ask for your course selections until the first week of the semester. You can participate in as many lectures as you wish during the first week and then submit your final course selections at the end of the first week.

Q: Are there mandatory courses? A: Yes, a Thai language course is mandatory for all students in the KUSEP program.

Q: What is the required minimum attendance? A: You must attend a minimum of 80 % of lectures and all mandatory workshops/excursions.

Q: Will I wear a school uniform?
A: All undergraduate students need to wear a school uniform. The upper part is a white-collar shirt. Women wear a black skirt and men wear black trousers. Our students have told us that they got used to wearing it after two days (at the latest) and that it’s convenient – you’re spared the trouble of choosing suitable clothes in the morning! As a graduate student, you should dress appropriately even though a uniform is not required. Short pants, revealing clothes or flip flops are not considered appropriate clothing in the campus area.

Q: What is the correct type of visa for studying in Thailand? A: It’s called “Non-immigrant visa ED”.

Q: When can I apply for my visa? A: After you have received your official acceptance letter. What happens at the latest one month before the semester starts, but it can be even earlier. The visa process often takes only 4-5 working days. Read our general visa instructions here.

Q: How can I find suitable accommodation options? A: Read our accommodation tips for Bangkok here. We will also send you our Asia Exchange Guide with additional tips. Most students decide to stay near Kasetsart University campus; it is a nice and inexpensive neighborhood.

Q: Should I book accommodation in advance or after arriving in Bangkok? A: It is completely up to you. Most students prefer checking the accommodation options in person after arrival.

Q: Which vaccinations do I need to take? A: In addition to the basic vaccinations (MMR and diphtheria-tetanus), travelers are most often advised to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B. Vaccinations always depend partly on the individual, so remember to consult your physician.

Q: Do I need to have travel insurance? A: You are required to have valid accident and health insurance from your home country for the whole duration of the program. The university may request a copy of the insurance certificate at the beginning of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers.

Q: What kind of costs should I be prepared for? A: In addition to tuition fees, you should be prepared to pay for the student visaflightsaccommodation and other living costs. The cost of living is relatively low in Bangkok. The real costs depend on your individual lifestyle. Find a list of general living costs hereRead more about budgeting your study abroad semester.

Q: I need to have my learning agreement/certificate of enrollment signed. What should I do? A: Please fill the document and send it to info@asiaexchange.org.

Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? The official letter of acceptance will be delivered to you 1.5 months before the semester starts at the latest. We’ll send it to the street address you have provided in your application. Please let us know if this address changes at any point.

Q: When will I receive my Transcript of Records? A: The university prepares and sends the transcripts of records usually within 2-3 months after the end of the semester

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