Study abroad semester in Thailand

Thailand and its capital city Bangkok have gained a notable level of international recognition in the last years. Tourism is booming in Thailand due to its many natural wonders, such as Pattaya, Phuket, and Koh Samui, and its vibrant capital. Its hotels and services are top-notch level, and the country is thus a renowned destination for elegant visitors. Seasons in the country follow a tropical pattern, with humid and dry seasons. Meanwhile, temperatures are steady. Buddhism is the prevalent religion of the country, even if it doesn’t have an official status.

The country is also a popular destination for medical tourism: its medical facilities are furnished and specialized. They are also used by the upper class to enjoy very high medical standards. Social inequality is quite marked in Thailand. Urban life has developed very rapidly, leaving rural areas at a slower pace of growth.

What are the best universities in Thailand for semester students?

Are you still undecided whether or not Thailand might be an appealing destination for you? On wearefreemovers you can find a selection of 2 academic institutions offering you the possibility of spending a semester or a full academic year in Thailand. Let’s check some statistics about them.

Here you can see the positions of the Thai institutions among the world’s best universities rankings.

NAME QS THE ARWU CWUR CWTS Eduniversal palmes U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities Rankings Webometrics
Chulalongkorn University Bangkok 208 601–800 - 493 457 4 516 476
Thammasat Business School Bangkok (Master level) 561-570 1001+ - 1646 - 3 1298 -
Thammasat Business School Bangkok (Undergraduate level) 561-570 1001+ - 1646 - 3 1298 -

As you can see, their international positioning is pretty solid. Plus, Thailand is an awesome country. I can only recommend it!

Costs and fees of studying in Thailand

Thailand is a cheap country. Monthly costs of living for a single person are close to 450€. Here you can find a detail of the various costs that you can encounter in this country. Keep in mind that, as a student, you could have access to various discounts which can include food, travel, and accommodation expenses.

When it comes to university’s fees, Thailand is cheap as well, with a median 1750€/semester for free mover students.

Which Thai cities are available for free movers?

Only Bangkok. Do you want to study there for a semester? Check universities’ details here: