Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage is one of the leading educational institutes of Thailand. VRU was established to improve the livelihoods of the local communities in the Southeast Asian region. For more than 79 years, VRU has been committed to the ongoing development of its programs, human resources, facilities and services. VRU is gradually moving towards international standards in quality of research, community services and the promotion of culture.
The university students range from undergraduates to doctoral degree candidates. The wide variety of study programs that are provided not only accommodate their academic interests and career aspirations, but also prepare them to meet the challenges of a knowledge-driven global economy. VRU also recognizes the importance of further education at the postgraduate level for government staff and private employees, as well as for staff in general employment. The diverse programs offered by VRU have not only enabled individuals to upgrade their capabilities, but have also provided research information relevant to local and national needs.
To remain relevant and successful, VRU has built and continues to build learning networks at home and abroad. Working together with other institutions, VRU is developing initiatives and systems for resource sharing which will result in mutually enhanced effectiveness and better lives for our people.