History of Krirk University
Krirk University is one of the reputed university in Thailand founded in 1952 by Dr. Krirk Mangkhlaphrik promoting higher education since 1970 and upgraded to university status in 1995. We have the two important colleges i.e., International Colleges and Political Communication College promoting English and Chinese language at its core.
Krirk University has been actively involved in society and country to enhance students’ social skills, social responsibility and their contributions to human society. Many faculty members of Krirk University have contributed to public and private sectors. For example, some researchers have helped surrounding communities to solve social problems, and some lecturers have taken important roles in many organizations.
The Alumni of Krirk University have made distinguished contributions in the political, social and education spheres. We have our Alumni such as Dr. Chalermchai Sreeon, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives; Dr. Kanokwan Vilawan, Deputy Minister of Education; Dr.Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, Secretary to the Minister of Office of the Prime Minister; Mr. Sira Jenjaka, Member of Parliament of Bangkok. Mr. Mario Maurer, Actor.
To promote education with social change, Krirk University has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a number of education institutions in Thailand as well as China.
Krirk University has been founded since 1952. As the first private university in Thailand, Kirk University was issued number 001private university by Thai government. The story of reputed Krirk University from scholars are listed as follows:
In terms of being an international university, Krirk University has academic cooperations with various educational institutions in China and other ASEAN countries. These cooperations allow Krirk University to share resources, staff, students, academic and research results with other educational institutions to build up academic strength and to make Krirk University the world leading university.
Thirdly, Most Krirk University graduates get a job after graduation while some of them are self-employed. Lastly, Krirk University is regarded as a university that has been on the path of developing higher education for a long time and has been recognized in the education industry.
With all the reasons I mentioned above, Krirk University is strongly recommended to be one of the world’s top 500 university.
In joining with other agencies to drive regional events / activities in the region, Krirk University has collaborated with the National Research Agency (NRCT) in conducting research projects for local communities.