Why Choose PSU Phuket?
Prince of Songkla University is a leading research university in Asia, fulfilling its inspiration of producing internationally recognized graduates, actively engaging in providing services to the community, and taking a leading role in the preservation and enhancement of national heritage in arts and culture.
PSU was founded in 1967 as the 1st university in southern Thailand. The name "Prince of Songkla" was bestowed by H. M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej in honor of his late father, HRH Prince Mahidol of Songkla.
Several outstanding programs, researchers, rankings, and achievements have made PSU well-known and admired as a leading educational institution, not only in Thailand, but across the ASEAN Region. A positive reputation, combined with the contributions of our high-quality researchers and academics, results in the academic excellence of PSU in many disciplines attracting students from all over the world.
PSU has 5 campuses spread across Southern Thailand: in Hat Yai, Pattani, Phuket, Surat Thani and Trang. Phuket Campus was founded on November 14th, 1977. PSU's acronym, ม. อ. MOR-OR is taken from the original name of Prince Mahidol Adulyadej (HRH Prince Mahidol of Songkla).
HRH Prince Mahidol of Songkla's declared: "Let consideration of personal gain take second place to the overall benefits of mankind. Good fortune, wealth and prestige come naturally to those who are spiritually dedicated to their work."
PSU - Phuket is located in the middle of one of the world's most accessible vacation islands. The island has hundreds of tourist-based businesses and students at PSU Phuket have access to these venues in various ways, such as through networking events, internships and guest lecturers.
Phuket Campus is presently comprised of the following divisions: Phuket Community College, the first community college in Thailand, Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism (originally known as the Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management), Faculty of International Studies, Faculty of Technol¬ogy and Environment, Department of Computer Engineering, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Earth System Science and Andaman Natural Disaster Management (ESSAND), Internation¬al College of Arts & Sciences Phuket (ICASP), Confucius Institute of Phuket, and the Campus Administra¬tion Office.