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.

Scholars recommend Krirk University  

        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:

Krirk University is an international university which widely opens for neighboring countries to have a chance to study by using foreign languages as a medium of teaching and doing research. Krirk University cooperates with government agencies and private sectors in developing academic work and staff’s vision. It also receives budgets from the public and private sectors to support in research work.
Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot
Mahidol University, Thailand
Krirk University has the potential to be ranked top 500 world universities since Krirk University is one of the venerable educational institutions which provides teaching and learning at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in Thailand. It is famous for its language teaching especially English and Chinese language. In the field of research, Krirk University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) to receive funding for research projects in local areas. It has been working on the research continually to create a learning process for both local area in Bangkok and its vicinity.
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.
Assistant Professor Supot Saikaew
Walaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University, Thailand
Krirk University should be ranked in the world’s top 500 universities due to the following reasons: First of all, Krirk University has certified a very good educational quality assurance from the Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA), which indicates the quality of educational process, as well as its productivity and exceptional social outcomes. Secondly, Most Krirk University instructor graduated with doctoral degrees. They received awards for their research papers that are published in national and international journals.
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.
Asst. Prof. Chacattrai Rayasawath
Council Member of Nakhon Ratchasima. Rajabhat University, Thailand
Krirk University deserves to be ranked in the world’s top 500 universities due to its marvelous educational quality. The instructors regularly have many research published in various journals. It is certified a very good educational standard from the Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) as well.
Mr. Vatchara Yakhun
Air Traffic Control Manager Aeronautical radio of Thailand Ltd, Thailand
Krirk University is a university worthy of being ranked among the top 500 universities in the world. Because of the university has educated graduates at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels with knowledge, and has good reputation to many sectors, both public and private. In the field of research, the Krirk University’s lecturers have produced quality research and published in standardized journals both nationally and internationally. In addition, in the field of academic service, Krirk University’s lecturers are recognized by both public and private universities in inviting them to be members of the educational quality assurance committee. It also includes being invited as a master in reading academic work, and invited them to give lectures and trainings for both government and private sectors. Moreover, Krirk University also recognized by nationally and internationally renowned professors, such as Prof. Dr. Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, President of Walailak University and former President of National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Prof. Dr. Tin Prachayapruet, Pillar of Public Administration in Thailand, etc. in response to lecture to Krirk 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.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Kittachet Krivart
Walailak University, Thailand
Krirk University is the first private institution in Thailand, established in 1952, with a relatively long history. It has cooperated with many famous universities in China, and has trained excellent talents for undergraduate, master and doctoral degrees for the society. It has international programs taught in Chinese approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Thailand. The multi-lingual training model of the University in Thailand is recognized by many students in China, which is one of the reasons why our college has chosen the University due to its friendly cooperation, and we are confident that Krirk University will get better and better, and be confident to enter the ranks of top 500 universities in the world.
Professor Li Yanfeng
Associate Dean, School of Music, Shanxi University, China
Founded in 1952, Krirk University has a long history and a strong faculty of scholars and professors from home and abroad. In the field of research, Krirk’s lecturers have produced high-quality research that has been published many times in national and international journals. In addition, Krirk has organised many online and offline seminars that have been well received by scholars and teachers in China. Since our cooperation, we have established a good, long-term and in-depth relationship with Krirk University in terms of student exchange and faculty exchange, and we have deeply felt the responsibility and mission that Krirk’s students and faculty during exchange visits.
Professor Liu Xin
Dean of the School of Law, West Anhui University, China
Krirk University focuses on cultivating independent talents and improving students' knowledge with an innovative teaching approach. The University is committed to promoting the development of a wisdom-shaped society. As a multilingual international program approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of Thailand, the University is one of the best higher education program taught in Chinese. We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Krirk University and have been working closely with Krirk.
Professor, Dr. Zhao Yajun
Director, Communication University of Shanxi ,China
Based in Thailand and radiating to the Asia Pacific region, Krirk University is a comprehensive research-oriented institution of higher education with a focus on scientific research, the cultivation of research-oriented master's degree students, and the cultivation of undergraduate and master's degree. It has the potential to be ranked among the top 500 in the world. As one of the research universities in Thailand, it has national core journal, and is also approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation as a base for international programs taught in Chinese. It is specially recommended to participate in the QS ranking as one of the top 500 universities in the world.
Professor Dr. Wang Dongqiang
Director of Academic Affairs, Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences, China.
Krirk University, based on ASEAN practice, has the aim of improving the quality of education and enhancing global vision. In the context of the "One Belt, One Road" initiative, China and Thailand work together closer, and University has been able to attract quality faculty from both countries. With high quality education, Krirk University deserves to be ranked in the QS rankings. I highly recommend Krirk University to be one of the top 500 universities in the world.
Prof. Dr. Qi Xingui
Chongqing University of Arts and Science, China
Krirk University, based on ASEAN practice, has the aim of improving the quality of education and enhancing global vision. In the context of the "One Belt, One Road" initiative, China and Thailand work together closer, and University has been able to attract quality faculty from both countries. With high quality education, Krirk University deserves to be ranked in the QS rankings. I highly recommend Krirk University to be one of the top 500 universities in the world.
Prof. Dr. Ma Yan
Institute of Intelligent Education, Chongqing Normal University, China
Krirk University is a comprehensive research institution based in Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on the training of academic master and doctoral students, and featuring the integrated undergraduate and master talents. As an international university, Thailand's academic strength has been significantly enhanced by the deep academic cooperation with universities in China and other countries around the world, which has enabled Thailand's University of Groo to share its educational and teaching resources and academic research results with universities in other countries. I therefore support the entry of the University into the QS rankings and its entry into the world's leading universities.
Professor Dr. Yingxue Mou
Vice President, School of Education, Chongqing Normal University, China
Education is a responsibility, and also a sentiment. The fundamental value of education is its contribution to society. Krirk University has been actively involved in a variety of social and practical activities to enhance students' social responsibility. The ultimate point of education is always people and their development. In the construction of campus culture, Krirk University has always focused on quality education, with responsibility, respect, integrity and gratitude as the content of education.
Associate Professor, Zhang Guoqing
Shanxi University, China
Krirk University has taken full advantage of its unique Chinese language environment to develop Chinese learning models. Krirk University has ideas, thoughts, new ideas and strengths in the path of Chinese language education and the internationalisation of Chinese language study. The University has made remarkable achievements in areas such as promoting exchanges between China and Thailand in the fields of trade, commerce and culture.
Associate Professor Li Qing
Communication University of Shanxi, China