About Prince of Songkla University

Prince of Songkla University

Prince of Songkla University (PSU) was established in 1967 as the first university in southern Thailand, with the commitment to provide academic excellence for graduates and produce reputable research and innovation, which also help reimagine the future and shape a community based on sustainable goals.

Nowadays, PSU is admired as a leading educational institution in Southeast Asia, is ranked one of top 10 comprehensive universities in Thailand by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), and is awarded a four-star rating by the London-based QS Stars 2020. PSU believes that the productive and sustainable development of community begins with the high-quality research and innovation. Therefore, PSU emphasizes on creating excellent research systems and centers in order to serve the local and regional society and bring sustainable benefits for humankind as our motto states “Our Soul is for the Benefit of Mankind.”

In terms of teaching and learning, PSU prepares its students to be ready for and adapt to a constantly changing world by using diverse learning approaches, such as real problem solving, self-directed learning, cooperative learning, community problem solving and taking action inside and outside the classroom. These methods are fundamental to PSU’s “sustainable learning” approach.

Moreover, offering equal-learning opportunities to everyone at every commitment level, as well as producing globally-recognized graduates is one of PSU’s strategies. Therefore, the university offers comprehensive academic studies throughout its five unique and attractive locations in Southern Thailand, namely Hat Yai Campus, Pattani Campus, Phuket Campus, Surat Thani Campus and Trang Campus.

As a leading research university in Thailand and Southeast Asia, PSU is proud of its distinguished record of achievements in teaching, research and services to community. It has contributed significantly to the development of the country and consistently turned out well-qualified graduates of high-professional standing.