|History & Development |
Assumption University was initially originated from Assumption Commercial College in 1969 as an autonomous higher education institution under the name of Assumption School of Business. In 1972, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, it was officially established as Assumption Business Administration College or ABAC. In May 1975, it was accredited by the Ministry of University Affairs. In 1990, it was granted new status as "Assumption University" by the Ministry of University Affairs.
The University is a non-profit institution administered by the Brothers of St. Gabriel, a worldwide Catholic religious order, founded in France in 1705 by St. Louis Marie De Montfort, devoted to education and philanthropic activities. The congregation has been operating many educational institutions in Thailand since 1901.
The University is an international community of scholars, enlivened by Christian inspiration, engaged in the pursuit of truth and knowledge, serving the human society, especially through the creative use of interdisciplinary approaches and cybertechnology.
In loyalty to its Christian mission, Assumption University stands for
the inculcation of respect for the three institutions of the Nation: Religion, Country, the King and a democratic way of life.
the belief that a man justifies himself and his existence by the nobility of his work.
the commitment to be a light that leads men towards the true source of all knowledge and life.
Objectives and Policies
Assumption University exists for the main purpose of serving the nation by providing scientific and humanistic knowledge, particularly in the business education and management science through research and interdisciplinary approaches.
To this end it aims at forming intellectually competent graduates who :
are morally sound, committed to acting justly, and open to further growth.
appreciate freedom of expression, imbibe right attitudes and ideologies through a carefully integrated curriculum of Ethics, Science, Languages and Business Management.
achieve academic excellence through hard work, critical thinking, and effective decision-making.
MOTTO: Labor Omnia Vincit
The University is fully accredited by the Ministry of University Affairs. Its graduates enjoy the privileges accorded to State University graduates. Its academic standards are accepted by the Civil Service Commission of Thailand.
Assumption University is recognized in the USA and other countries and the transfer of credits from the University are accepted abroad. Graduates from the University can pursue advanced Degrees anywhere in the world. Assumption University is listed in the Handbook of Universities and other Institutions of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES in Paris, France.
The University is recognized by:
The Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
The Association of Southeast Asian Institution of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
The International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Medium of Instruction
English is the officially approved medium of instruction at the University. Five courses are in the Thai language but only for Thai speaking students. Students whose native tongue is not Thai follow the same courses in English.
Assumption University does not discriminate in its programs and activities against any person because of race, color, ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, age and sex. This non-discrimination policy applies to admissions, employment, treatment of individuals, and access to programs. Inquiries concerning this policy may be directed to the Personnel office or the Office of the Registrar.