Mahidol University International College

University Overview

A distinctive feature of the Mahidol University International College (MUIC) curriculum is its strong focus on liberal arts and the promotion of a learning culture that prepares its students to meet the challenges of living and working in the 21st century.

Inbound exchange students engage in studies at MUIC for a fixed period of time, from one trimester up to one academic year, as part of the education abroad programs at their home universities. They have a choice of approximately 400 courses each trimester in the Arts, Sciences and Management. Moreover, exchange students are encouraged to take the Thai Language and Culture course to broaden their understanding of Thailand and its people.

MUIC is located in Nakhon Pathom, just outside of Bangkok.

Direct enroll options are available with this partner university.

Semester Calendar

Fall:  September – December
Spring:  January – April

Education Abroad Credits

Typically students take the equivalent of 12 to 15 credit hours abroad. Check with our office for more information about your specific options.

Academic Offerings: Students are able to take a variety of courses in the English language. There are 19 undergraduate majors, including five in the Arts, eight in the Sciences and six in Business Administration, along with 22 minors. Foreign language learning classes are also available in Thai, French, Spanish, Chinese, and other options.

Other Courses Offered Include:

Anthropology, Economics, English, Philosophy, Marketing, Psychology, and Sociology.

See sample coursework below and education abroad credits exchange students earned while abroad.

Mahidol Univeristy International College (MUIC) Thailand  
Host Institution Course Title(s)UCA Course Code(s)UCA Course Title(s)
Introduction to Physical AnthropologyANTH 2310Biological Anthropology
Introduction to Thai Language and CultureANTH 3360Anthropology Travel Seminar
Thai Society and Thai CultureANTH 3360Anthropology Travel Seminar
Public EconomicsECON 3310Public Finance
Economic GeographyECON 4395Special Problems in Economics
The Story of EnglishENG 4360History and Structure of the English Language
Introduction to Social AnthropologyFACS 2351Family Relations
Education PsychologyFACS 3456Methods in FACS
Pre-Intermediate French IFREN 2310Intermediate French I
Drug Use and BehaviorHED 4312Drug Education
N/A (Independent Study)HONC 3310Junior Honors Seminar
Diverse English Speaking CulturesLING 4380Directed Study in Linguistics
Strategic Human Resource ManagementMGMT 3346Strategic Human Resource Managment
Corporate Governance and Business EthicsMGMT 4305Governance of the Sustainable Organization
Managment and Organizational BehaviorMGMT 4345Governance of the Sustainable Organization
Principles of MarketingMKTG 2350Basic Marketing
Introduction to PhilosophyPHIL 1301Philosophy for Living
Introduction to LogicPHIL 2310Introduction to Logic
Evolutionary PsychologyPSYC 3345Evolutionary Psychology
Theories of PersonalityPSYC 4300Theories of Personality
Abnormal PsychologyPSYC 4320Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Thai Language and CultureWLAN 2315Cultural Studies
Geography of Human ActivitiesANTH 3300Regional Anthropology
Religious Experience and TraditionsSOC 2395Special Topics in Sociology
Introduction to Industrial and Organizational PsychologyPSYC 3331Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Introduction to SociologySOC 1300Principles of Sociology
Psychological Approaches to PersonalityPSYC 4300Theories of Personality
Intro. to Thai Language and CultureWLAN 2315Cultural Studies
Principles of MarketingMTKG 3350Principles of Marketing
Managment and Organizational BehaviorMGMT 3340Managing People and Work
Global Logistics and Supply Chain MGMTMGMT 3344Operations and Supply Chain Management
Digital MarketingMTKG 3355Digital Marketing

Program Cost with Direct Enroll

UCA students pay tuition at the partner university for a direct enroll placement. Most scholarships apply. See the Financial Aid Guide. Students should check with Financial Aid and the Office of Education Abroad for more information regarding the budget. Students are eligible to apply for the Study Abroad Scholarship.

Application Process

See our Semester Exchange Application page for a step-by-step overview of the application process. Please be sure to turn in all documents before the published deadlines.

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