Prince of Songkla University International study program Phuket
Study Abroad at Prince of Songkla University in Phuket for 1 or 2 Semesters
Study tourism and economics at Prince of Songkla University (PSU), one of Thailand’s top 5 universities. You will study in an international study program that receives excellent student feedback year after year. Live on a paradise island that is much more than just beautiful beaches and learn more about Asian people, cultures, habits and traditions. It’s easy to apply and your study placement can be confirmed as quickly as in one day.
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You may apply for semesters in the upcoming years already.
*) Dates still tentative
Get to know Thailand and Asia while living on the famous paradise island of Phuket
Combine an engaging academic program with exotic free time activities and unforgettable experiences
Improve your English and pick up the basics of Thai language
Meet people from all around the world, improve your intercultural communication skills and build an international network
Enjoy the amazing hospitality of one of the best universities in Thailand
Volunteer at a children’s home supported by Asia Exchange
STUDYING IN PHUKET INTERNATIONAL STUDY PROGRAM
Prince of Songkla University’s international study abroad program covers topics ranging from business, economics and administration to culture, tourism and languages. The program receives excellent student feedback year by year, both for the quality of courses and the university’s many kinds of free-time activities. The program is ideal, especially for anyone living abroad for the first time.
Who is this program for?
- You want to combine engaging academic studies with living on a paradise island
- 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 Thailand and South-East Asia
Choosing the courses
The university contacts students approximately one month before the semester begins and asks about students’ preliminary course selections. It is possible to make adjustments to the course selections at the beginning of the semester.
Find more information about the available courses by clicking on the links below:
Course list and course summaries
You can find a six-digit course code (e.g., 817-404). The third last digit of the subject code refers to the level of the course: 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year and 4th year.
All of the courses have an 80 % attendance policy. This includes any e.g., excursions that are part of the course. Failing to adhere to the attendance requirements could lead to the cancellation of your student visa.
In addition to the courses mentioned above, you have the chance to attend additional distance learning courses in the fields of Economics, Marketing, Sociology, and Politics. All the courses are taught from a distance and can be joined independently from place and time. This gives you the ultimate flexibility to combine your study abroad experience with various academic courses.
All information about the eCampus can be found here.
You have the chance to opt for distance learning courses during your application process. Please note that each distance learning course is worth 5 ECTS and comes at an additional charge of 149€ / 167USD.
After completing your eCampus courses, you will receive an academic transcript issued by Undiknas University. Additionally, you will receive a participation certificate for each completed distance learning course.
Q: Should I choose my courses before the semester starts? A: Yes. The university will contact you and ask you to make your initial course selections before the semester starts.
Q: Are there mandatory courses? A: No.
Q: What is the required minimum attendance? A: You must attend a minimum of 80 % of lectures.
Q: Do I need to participate in the orientation days? A: Yes, the orientation days are mandatory and you get plenty of useful information.
Q: Will I wear a school uniform? A: Yes. The upper part is a white-collar shirt. Women wear a black skirt and men wear black trousers. Students have told us that they got used to wearing it quickly and that it’s convenient – you’re spared the trouble of choosing suitable clothes in the morning!
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 Phuket here. We will also send you our Asia Exchange Guide with additional tips.
Q: Should I book accommodation in advance or after arriving in Phuket? A: It is completely up to you. Most students prefer checking the long-term accommodation options in person after arrival.
Q: Do I need an International Driver’s License for driving a scooter in Phuket? A: Yes, or you can get a local driver’s license. However, acquiring an International Driver’s License in advance is recommended.
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 insurance? A: All students are required to have valid travel insurance for the duration of the semester. See our recommended travel insurance providers here.
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 visa, flights, accommodation and other living costs. The cost of living is relatively low in Phuket. The real costs depend on your individual lifestyle. Find a list of general living costs here. Read 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: When will I receive my Official Acceptance Letter? 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
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