Study Abroad in Bangkok at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce for 1 or 2 Semesters, applicable for GAP year students

Experience student life in vibrant Bangkok in one of the oldest private higher education institutions in Thailand! Live and study for one or two semesters in Business Administration or Accounting. It is easy to apply, and you will get a confirmation of your study placement even as soon as in one day.

Be quick! For this program, we only have limited availability.



Spring (Jan-May)
Autumn (Aug-Dec)


ca. 30 ECTS or
ca. 18 US credits


Lectures, assignments, Business Coaching Sessions, Workshops, and cultural trips


Bachelor and Master, GAP Year


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


Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing, HR Management, Business, Commerce

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SPRING 2022*

AUTUMN 2022*

You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.

*) All dates still tentative


  • Study at university which combines academic theory and business experience
  • Expand your knowledge and skills in a variety of fields
  • 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 great selection of free time activities Bangkok has to offer


Studying at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) develops your global mindset, which is needed for future business employees and entrepreneurs! Due to a strong network with ASEAN companies, practical business knowledge meets academic theories in lectures given by experienced teachers. Develop a solid ground for your career in the only university that collaborates directly with a national Chamber of Commerce. In your free time, you have the possibility to explore the vibrating city of Bangkok with various attractions to visit and enjoy. All courses in offered programs are taught in English.

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce International Program is for you, if

  • You’re a university student (or similar) or have recently finished high school
  • You want to challenge yourself academically and expand your knowledge in Business
  • 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
  • You want to have a unique opportunity to experience the Thai Community lifestyle
Open for Gap Year Applications

If you are a high school or college graduate, your plans are still unclear or you simply want to take a break from your daily routines, you may apply for a gap year program. Studying abroad during your gap year is the perfect way to give your life a new direction!


Q: What kind of costs are there regarding study materials? A: Books are included in tuition fees.

Q: What is the required minimum attendance? A: Students must attend 80 % of the classes.

Q: Can I study the Thai language? A: Yes, there is a Thai language and culture course offered for exchange students each semester.

Q: Will I wear a school uniform? A: Yes, all undergraduate students in Thailand must wear students’ uniforms on campus and when attending official University events. The uniform, a UTCC belt and a pin can be purchased from the ISM Office (1st floor). The cost of all items in total is approximately 1,000 THB.

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. You cannot apply for your visa with the initial acceptance letter from Asia Exchange.

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.

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: Is there on-campus housing available? A: Unfortunately, The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce does not offer on-campus housing.

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 enrolment signed. What should I do? A: Please fill the document and send it to

Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? The official letter of acceptance will be delivered to you 1 month 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