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Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.
– Buddha

Awakened One Shows the Path to Attain Ultimate Bliss








Using such an instrument

The Free e-Nālandā University has been re-organized to function through the following Schools of Learning :

Jambudvipa, i.e, PraBuddha Bharath scientific thought in






Buddha Taught his Dhamma Free of cost, hence the Free- e-Nālandā follows suit

As the Original Nālandā University did not offer any Degree, so also the Free  e-Nālandā University.

Main Course Programs:










































Level I: Introduction to Buddhism

Level II: Buddhist Studies


Level III: Stream-Enterer

Level IV: Once - Returner

Level V: Non-Returner
Level VI: Arhat

Rajya Sabha okays Nālandā University Bill

Our focus has to be on Buddhist studies.A school of Buddhist studies has to be established,

The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed the Nālandā University Bill, which intends to revive the 5th century residential institution that attracted students from all over the world.

The Rajya Sabha took a major decision by passing the Nalanda University Bill 2010, which will allow the set up of a transnational university at Nalanda in Bihar which was a seat of learning in ancient India. India along with 16 countries of East Asia would like to see Nalanda as an icon of Asian renaissance. Perceived to be an amalgam of ancient and modern thinking, 


The Nālandā University Bill will establish a teaching campus at Nālandā situated 90 km south east of Patna, near a village called Bada Gaon. The campus will come up on a land of 44 acres. It will draw the attention of students and faculty from various parts of India, South Asia and South East Asian countries

The ancient Nalanda University had 10,000 students in the fifth century. It was great place for studies on Buddhism. It also had a nine-storey library building.

The revival is taking place under an international initiative by the East Asia Summit, a bloc of which India is a member, with the Ministry of External Affairs being actively involved in the $1billion project.

A mentor group that drafted the regulations will be the university’s interim governing body, which is headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and includes the Singapore Foreign Minister.

The Nālandā University Bill, 2010, which seeks to establish a teaching campus on 441 acres attracting students and faculty from across South and South East Asia, was passed by the House after a scholarly debate.

Prominent academicians would be involved in the university which will be housed in a complex to be built on a design to be chosen through an international competition.

The aim is to attain the standard reached by Chulalongkorn University of Thailand and The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore.

Today the BBC describes, in its Epic History series, India as the only continuing civilisation in the history of human civilization anywhere in the world.

About the University

Chulalongkorn University should not be thought of as just an honored institution of learning but as a caring home. We are determined to graduate not just the best qualified but persons of integrity under the credo, “The Pride of Chula is in Serving the Public”

Chula History

A Brief History of Chulalongkorn University Chulalongkorn University, Thailand’s first institution of higher learning, officially came into being in March, 1917. The groundwork and preparation for it in terms of planning and development, however, took place more than a century ago. The worldwide economic, social and political changes in the late nineteenth century contributed to Siam’s decision to adapt herself in order to avoid being colonized by the Western powers (“Siam” became “Thailand” in the year 1939). Thus King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) has royal policy to strengthen and improve government so that the country could successfully resist the tide of colonialism. One of the major parts of the policy, which would later prove to be deep-rooted and highly effective, was to improve the Siamese educational system so as to produce capable personnel to work in both the public and private sectors. As a result, a school was founded in 1871 at the Royal Pages Barrack within the Grand Palace compound.

Later on, in 1882, King Chulalongkorn developed this school and gave it the name of “Suankularb”. In the same year, the King also established other schools, namely the Army Cadet School, the Cartographic School, the School for Princes, and the School for Dhamma Studies.

“…All of our subjects, from our royal children down to the lowest commoners, will have the same opportunity to study-be they royals, nobles or commoners…”

This speech showed that the King did not forget common citizens. He had a policy to set up schools throughout the kingdom, together with institutions of higher learning. He insisted : “…Education in this country is the first priority, which I am determined to develop…”

In 1899 Prince Damrong Rajanupab, a younger brother of King Chulalongkorn who was the Minister of Interior at the time, submitted a proposal to found the Civil Service Training School with Phraya Wisutsuriyasak (M.R.Pia Malakul — who later assumed the title of Chao Phraya Phrasadej Surendradhibodi) as the principal. However, since the students of the school had to work as royal page trainees in their third year of study before graduation, the name of the school was changed to the Royal Pages School in 1902. The Royal Pages School progressed steadily and produced an increasing number of graduates for the government each year. However, King Vajiravudh (Rama VI) saw that the original intention of his father, King Chulalongkorn, was to establish an institution of higher learning. In the beginning, the course of study was focused on government, but as time passed the curriculum should be expanded to include more disciplines so as to meet the expanding needs of the kingdom. Such disciplines included law, international relations, commerce, agriculture, engineering, medicine and teacher education. Thus King Vajiravudh ordered that the Royal Pages School become an institution of higher education and gave it the name the “Civil Service College of King Chulalongkorn” on January 1, 1911.

The Civil Service College received its original funding from the remaining sum of the money which had been contributed by members of the royal family, government officials and ordinary citizens to erect a statue of King Chulalongkorn the Great. After the statue was completed, about eight hundred thousand baht remained in the Royal Treasury Ministry;with interest the sum totalled 982,672 baht . King Vajiravudh gave this sum as the original capital of the college. Furthermore, he graciously donated the palace of his brother, the late Crown Prince Vajirunhis, as the site of the college. He also gave a large plot of land adjacent to the palace in the Patumwan district measuring about 523 acres in area, for its present use and future expansion. Later the Administration Building was constructed as the first building which belonged to the college from the beginning.

After the Civil Service College had been in operation for some time, King Vajiravudh considered that it had achieved a level of readiness. Therefore,he declared that it should become Chulalongkorn University, in honour of King Chulalongkorn,on March 26, 1917. The newly founded university was under the supervision of University Affairs Department, Ministry of Education. Phraya Anukijwithoon was the first principal (the title was changed to Rector in 1935). There was a University Council, which was responsible for policy making, planning, and advising on the affairs of the university. Prince Damrong Rajanupab was the Chairman of the Council and the Principal of the university was the Secretary.

When it was first founded, the university had 380 students taking classes in four faculties which were located in 2 campuses. The Faculty of Medicine was located at Siriraj Hospital, while the Faculties of Public Administration and of Engineering were at the Administration Building and the Faculty of Arts and Science was located at Prince Vajirunhis’ palace. The latter three faculties were in Patumwan district. The Law School was under the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice until the university was ready to take over, and the Teachers’ Training School was handed over to the Ministry of Education. The categories of students were the same as in the old Civil Service College.

In 1923, the university accepted high school graduates to study in the Faculty of Medicine, which was being supported by the Rockefeller Foundation to organize a Bachelor’s Degree program. Five years later the first group of 18 graduates finished their studies, the first to be awarded degrees in the kingdom.

In 1929, the Faculty of Public Administration became the Faculty of Law and Political Science. In 1933, after the establishment of constitutional monarchy in 1932, the government transferred this faculty to Thammasat University, which was established in 1934. The result was that Chulalongkorn University had only three faculties during that time.

The development of Chulalongkorn University continued. From 1934 to 1958, the university emphasized improvement of undergraduate education; thus more faculties were established. In 1961 the university set up the Graduate School to be responsible for graduate level education. From 1962 on, the university started to focus on graduate education and began to set up research centers and institutes.

Message from the President

Professor Pirom Kamolratanakul, MD


March, 2009

The Pride of Chula is in Serving the Public

Chulalongkorn University is Thailand’s first institution of higher education founded nearly a century ago. As a national intellectual center, the university produces the finest quality graduates with a high level of knowledge and skills in the arts and sciences that they can use to contribute to society.

For more than 90 years now, Chulalongkorn has been committed to ongoing development in programs, human resources, facilities and services. With the cooperation of alumni, we have been building an intellectual community devoted to serving Thai society and the nation. During national disasters and turmoil, Chulalongkorn continues to serve as a central pillar for finding the solutions and assistance to solve these problems.

Chulalongkorn University should not be thought of as just an honored institution of learning but as a caring home. We are determined to graduate not just the best qualified but persons of integrity under the credo, “The Pride of Chula is in Serving the Public”

The President and Administrative Board

Chulalongkorn University is Thailand ’s first institution of higher education founded nearly a century ago. As a national intellectual center, the university produces the highest quality graduates with a high level of knowledge and skills in the arts and sciences that they can use to contribute to society.

For more than 90 years now, Chulalongkorn has been committed to ongoing development in programs, human resources, facilities and services. With the cooperation of alumni, we have been building an intellectual community devoted to serving Thai society and the nation. During national disasters and turmoil, Chulalongkorn continues to serve as a central pillar for finding the solutions and assistance to solve these problems.

Chulalongkorn University should not be thought of as just an honored institution of learning but as a caring home. We are determined to graduate not just the best qualified but persons of integrity under the credo, “The Pride of Chula is in Serving the Public”.

Administrative Board

Prof.Pirom Kamolratanakul, M.D.
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-3302  
E-mail :


Assoc.Prof.Chesada Sangsubhan,M.D. 
Vice President 
Tel: 02-218-3320-3

Assoc.Prof.Prasert Trivijitsilp,M.D. 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3316   

Mr.Kriangsak Buranapathma 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3381   
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.Dr.Pareena Srivanit 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3326   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Sittichai Tudsri, D.D.S.,M.D. 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-3317   

Assoc.Prof.Kanisak Oraveerakul, DVM, Ph.D. 
Assistant to the President
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Jiruth Sriratanaban, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3328   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Pasu Decharin, Ph.D.
Assistant to the President
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-5764   
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.Dr.Worawan Ongkrutraksa 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3326   
E-mail : 

Academic Affairs

Assist.Prof.M.R.Kalaya Tingsabadh, Ph.D. 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-3238   
E-mail :

Dr.Suwanna Satapatpattana
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-2183238   
E-mail :

Research and Innovations

Prof.Kua Wongboonsin, Ph.D. 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-3342   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Buncha Pulpoka, Ph.D. 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3349   
E-mail :

Student Affairs

Assoc.Prof.Tanit Tongthong, Ph.D. 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-7059   
E-mail : 

Assoc.Prof.Thanyawat Pothisiti, Ph.D. 
Assistant to the President
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Sirima Bunnag 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-7060   

Ms.Rosanaporn Viravan 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-7058   
E-mail :


Assoc.Prof.Dunuja Kunpanitchakit, Ph.D. 
Vice President 
Tel:  02-218-3372   
E-mail :

Assoc.Suttima Jamnarnwej 
Assistant to the President 
Tel:  02-218-3373   
E-mail :

Property Management

Assoc.Prof.Gr.Cpt.Permyot Kesolbhand, M.D. 
Vice President
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-3590  ext. 221
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Chadchart Sittipun, Ph.D. 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3590  ext. 216
E-mail :

Information Technology

Assist.Prof.Boonchai Sowanwanichchakul 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-3303   
E-mail :

Physical Resources Management

Assoc.Prof.Lersom Sthapitanonda 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-3362   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Boonchai Stitmannaithum,D.Eng. 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3341   
E-mail :

Arts & Culture

Assoc.Prof.Santi Chantavilasvong, D.Arch. 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3385   

Assoc.Prof.Joompol Rodcumdee 
Advisor for Arts and Cultural Affairs
Tel:  02-218-3938   
E-mail :

Quality Management

Assist.Prof.Prasert Akkharaprathomphong 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3341   
E-mail :

International Affairs

Prof.Kua Wongboonsin, Ph.D. 
Vice President
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-3342 
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.M.R.Kalaya Tingsabadh, Ph.D. 
Vice President
Tel:  02-218-3238   
E-mail : 

Assist.Prof.Rattachat Mongkolnavin, Ph.D. 
Assistant to the President
Tel:  02-218-3342   
E-mail :


Assoc.Prof.Dr.Pornpote Piumsomboon, Ph.D. 
Dean of Graduate School
E-mail :

Asst.Prof.Dr.Vanida Nopponpunth 
Dean of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-1076   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Wacharaporn Tasachan 
Dean of Faculty of Dentistry
Tel: 02-218-8659-60
E-mail :

Prof.Adisorn Patradul, M.D. 
Dean of Faculty of Medicine
Tel:  02-256-4244   
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.Capt.Yupin Aungsuroch, Ph.D. 
Dean of Faculty of Nursing
Tel:  02-218-9801   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Pintip Pongpech, Ph.D
Dean of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Tel:  02-218-8251   
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.Dr.Kakanang Maneesri
Dean of Faculty of Psychology
Tel:  02-218-9919   
E-mail :

Prof. Dr. Mongkol Techakumphu
Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Science
Tel:  02-218-9779  
E-mail : 

Prof.Surasak Taneepanichskul, M.D., Msc 
Dean of the College of Public Health Science
Tel:  02-218-8141   
E-mail : 

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Vijit Kanungsukkasem
Dean of School of Sport Science
Tel:  02-218-1000   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Annop Tanlamai 
Dean of Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Yubol Benjarongkij
Dean of Faculty of Communication Arts 
Tel:  02-218-2006  
E-mail :

Prof.Dr.Teerana Pongmakapat 
Dean of Faculty of Economics 
Tel:  02-218-6213   
E-mail :

Prof.Dr.Sirichai Kanjanawasee
Dean of Faculty of Education 
Tel:  02-218-2410 
E-mail :

Assoc. Prof. Sakda Thanitcul. Ph.D.,LL.D 
Dean of Faculty of Law
Tel:  02-218-2817  , 02-218-2042-43
E-mail : 

Prof.Dr.Charas Suwanmala 
Dean of Faculty of Political Science
Tel:  02-218-7268   
E-mail :

Assoc. Prof. Vipan Prachuabmoh 
Dean of College of Population Studies
Tel:  02-218-7348  
E-mail :

Prof.Dr.Bundit Chulasai 
Dean of Faculty of Architecture
Tel:  02-218-4301   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Suppakorn Disatapundhu
Dean of Faculty of Fine and Applied Art
Tel:  02-218-4563   
E-mail :

Asst.Prof.Dr.Prapod Assavavirulhakarn
Dean of Faculty of Arts
Tel:  02-218-4885 

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Boonsom Lerdhirunwong
Dean of Faculty of Engineering
Tel: 02-218-6309-10
E-mail :

Prof.Dr.Supot Hannongbua 
Dean of Faculty of Science
Tel:  02-218-5030  
E-mail :

Asst.Prof.Pomthong Malakul, PhD. 
Dean of the Petroleum and Petrochemical College
Tel:  02-218-4100  
E-mail :

Directors (Institutes, Centers, Officers)

Assoc.Prof.Sompong Sirisoponsin, Ph.D. 
Director of Transportation Institute
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-7450  
E -mail :

Assist.Prof.Ekasit Nisaratanaporn, Ph.D. 
Director of Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Institute
Tel:  02-218-4200   
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Padermsak Jarayabhand, Ph.D. 
Director of Aquatic Resources Research Insititute
Tel:  02-218-8175   
E-mail :

Prof.Bundhit Eua-arporn, Ph.D. 
Director of Energy Research Institute
Tel:  02-218-8097  
E-mail :

Assoc.Prof.Thavivongse Sriburi, Ph.D. 
Director of Environmental Research Institute
Tel:  02-218-8120   
E-mail : 

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Sunait Chutintaranond
Director of Asian Studies Institute
Tel:  02-218-7460   
E-mail :

Prof.Toemsakdi Krishnamara 
Director of Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
Tel:  02-218-3890   
E-mail :


Assist.Prof.Niyada Kiatying-Angsulee, Ph.D.
Director of Social Research Institute
Tel:  02-218-7399   
E-mail :email_niyada

Assist.Prof.Supongse Nimkulrat, Ph.D.
Director of Scientific and Technological Research Equipment Center
Tel: < ?xml:namespace prefix = skype /> 02-218-8017   
E-mail :


Assoc.Prof.Vallapa Prakobphol 
Director of Office of the Registrar
Tel:  02-218-0020   
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.Saowapa Chayaburakul 
Director of Language Insitute
Tel:  02-218-6037   
E-mail :

Assist.Prof.Pimrumpai Premsmit, Ph.D. 
Director of Center of Academic Resources
Tel:  02-218-1903   
E -mail :

Assoc.Prof.Amorn Petsom, Ph.D. 
Director of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Institute
Tel:  02-218-8051   
E-mail :


Assist.Prof. Wongcare Hongvisitgul (Jivatadavirute)
President of Faculty Senate
Tel:  02-218-7024   
E-mail :email_jwongcar


Assoc.Prof.Dr.Suchitra Chongstivatana
President of
Tel:  02-218-7490    
E-mail :email_suchitra

Prof.Annop Kunavongkrit, PH.D.
President of 
Tel:  02-218-9834    
E-mail :email_annop_k


The Pillar of the Kingdom Chulalongkorn University… The Pillar of the Kingdom “When Thai society is faced with difficulties and the country is in need of help, Chulalongkorn University will step up to take the initiative to solve these problems. At such times, everyone shall first be thinking of Chulalongkorn University… By taking on a leading role, Chulalongkorn University is to be the “flagship” of this land. It has to inculcate a sense of justice and righteousness into this country.”

This is the promise King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), the founding father of Chulalongkorn University, had made to the Thai society upon establishing this institution. It has also inspired the vision that will drive all university operations carried out during the year 2008 to 2012. In celebration of Chulalongkorn University 100th Anniversary, the university aims to realize this vision by becoming “The Pillar of the Kingdom”. From the year 2008 to 2012, the university aims to produce to following achievements:

• To become a world-class university

• To serve as the kingdom’s source of knowledge

• To establish a quick, close-knit and efficient management system

• To be a welcoming home for the righteous and competent

To establish itself as the dependable “pillar” of the kingdom and for its people, the university has to start from within; it has to begin by being a “welcoming home for the righteous and competent”. To secure these achievements, 6 basic strategies will be utilized, namely; revolutionary, responsible, strength, stability, compassionate and happiness.



General Definition

o become a world-class university


A world-class university with high academic quality and standards in terms of graduates, researches and other academic achievements.

To serve as the kingdom’s source of knowledge


The university should serve as the country’s source of knowledge and should take responsibility for providing it with adequate information on both national and local level. By participating in developing better teaching practices, researching techniques, and academic curriculums, the university hopes to produce better human resources to cater to the needs of the country, and to discover new means of solving societal problems through researches.

To establish a quick, close-knit and efficient management system


A quality university that stays true to its Thai roots and is deeply grounded in righteousness as well as academic excellence and liberation. This must be shown through an internal management system that is productive, efficient and transparent; it should be accountable for all its actions and should involve relevant personnel.


The university should be capable of efficiently managing both its financial and intellectual properties in both short and long terms. It should also be able form, foster and utilize relationships with its alumni so as to help develop the university.

To be a welcoming home for the righteous and competent


The university will promote equal excess to education for all. It should be compassionate to all students, employees and also give full support to community.


The university will be home to all that are righteous and competent. This is achieved by tending to the wellbeing of its people, managing their relationships, as well as continuously developing its human resources.



 Chulalongkorn University’ Awards

CU ranked 166th among the top 200 universities in 2008

CU website ranks among the top most popular websites in Asia

Chula Wins Award for Quality Education

Trusted Brand 2009

Chulalongkorn University is ranked at 138th in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education 2009

Chulalongkorn University Chosen to be One of the National Research Universities

Place of Serenity in BKK

CU emerged champion at 36th Thailand University Games 2009

Professor and Researcher’ Awards

  • CU Professor receive award for research study of preventative methods for End-Stage Chronic Kidney Failure
  • CU Medical Professor Appointed as President of the Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
  • CU Research Nominated for CUAST Outstanding Researcher of the Year 2008
  • CU professor received ASAHL young scientist award
  •  Students’ Awards

  • Chulalongkorn University’s Student Won ASEAN University Network’s Logo Design Comepetition
  • CU clinched Young Thai Artist Awards 2008
  • Young Thai Science Ambassdor 2009
  • CU architectural students receives thesis studies funding from TRF
  • CU students won Imagine Cup 09
  • Fresh CU architecture students won graphic design award from Siam Center
  • CU student won The Bangkok Bank Outstanding Star 101 Project
  • Serving The Public

    Chulalongkorn for the people…When the society needs help…Chulalongkorn has the solution

    Chulalongkorn’s strategy is to accept its responsibilities in order to mold the future leaders of the nation. With responsibilities and intelligence to improve and solve problems internationally and locally, the community is willing to take part in corporate social responsibility on the grounds of high values and morality.

    Phra Kieo

    Phra Kieo is a coronet worn by princes and princesses. It became the emblem of Chulalongkorn University when King Rama VI named the university in memory of his father, King Rama V who founded the university. Phra Kieo was also chosen by King Rama V as his personal emblem. Subsequently King Vajiravudh permitted it to be used as the emblem of the Civil Service College which later became Chulalongkorn University. The Phra Kieo enshrined in the C.U. Memorial Hall is a replica made in 1976 upon the royal permission by King Rama IX of the original one housed in the Grand Palace. H.M. the King anointed the replica and graciously bestowed it to Chulalongkorn University during a graduation ceremony on July 13, 1989

    Chula Identity Toolkits

    You can download the handbook on using Chulalongkorn University logo at the links provided below

    Handbook on using Chulalongkorn University logo [PDF File]
    Chulalongkorn University Logo [ZIP File]

    Download the Power Point template for Chulalongkorn University from the link provided below

    PowerPoint template for Chulalongkorn University [ZIP File]


    Chula Song


    Facts and Figures

    Chulalongkorn University is composed of a total of 41 faculties, departments, colleges, academic, research, and service institutes, and academic offices. The undergraduate student body numbers 20,419. Currently, there are 9,740 students studying for their Master degree and 1,737 studying for their Doctorate. This means the university has a total of 32,511 students with a faculty and staff, including government officials and university personnel, numbering 7,851.

    Chula People

    For over 90 years, Chulalongkorn University has been graduating alumni who have been serving the nation because of the knowledge and skills they learned. Chula graduates are found in all regions of the country and all types of work, social, cultural, political, economic, industrial and technological.

    People are always impressed by the knowledge, abilities and potential exhibited by every Chulalongkorn University graduate as they work to contribute to social and national development. This is why the public has come to realize the truth in the adage, “The Pride of Chula is in Serving the Public”.

    Chula graduates and current students together form a powerful force together with faculty members and staff for advancement, which has long been the goal of this institution.

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

    The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies is a regional research centre dedicated to the study of socio-political, security and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and economic environment.

    The  aim of the Institute is to nurture a community of scholars interested in the region and to engage in research on the multi-faceted dimensions and issues of stability and security, economic development, and political, social and cultural change.

    The intention  is not only to stimulate research and debate within scholarly circles , but also to enhance public awareness of the region and facilitate the search for viable solutions to the varied problems confronting the region.

    In a world increasingly dominated by the forces of globalization and regionalization, networking has become an imperative. The Institute is strategically placed to assist international, regional and local scholars and other researchers in this networking process by serving as a centre that provides a congenial and stimulating intellectual environment, encouraging the fullest interaction and exchange of ideas in an unfettered ambience. ISEAS is dedicated to long-term reflective analysis and investigations in the best traditions of scholarship. The Institute also seeks to stimulate thinking on and exploring solutions to some of the major salient issues in the region.

    To achieve these aims, the Institute conducts a range of research programmes; holds conferences, workshops, lectures and seminars; publishes research journals and books; and generally provides a range of research support facilities, including a large library collection.

    The Institute is governed by a Board of Trustees. Members are appointed for a three-year term and are drawn from the National University of Singapore, the government, and a broad range of professional and civic organizations and groups in Singapore.

    Chairman : Professor Wang Gungwu
    East Asian Institute

    Deputy Chairman : Mr Wong Ah Long
    Utraco Green Tech Pte Ltd


    Mr Abdul Rohim bin Sarip 
    Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Assoc Professor Gary Bell 
    National University of Singapore

    Mrs Chua Siew San 
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Mr Patrick Daniel
    Singapore Press Holdings

    Associate Professor Goh Beng Lan
    National University of Singapore

    Ms Evelyn Khoo
    Ministry of Education

    Ms Koh Lin-Net
    Ministry of Trade and Industry

    Professor Lily Kong 
    National University of Singapore

    Mr Lim Kok Eng 
    Lee Foundation Singapore

    Mr Narayanamohan Rangarajan
    Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    Dr Noor Aisha bte Abdul Rahman
    National University of Singapore

    Mr Phillip I Overmyer
    Singapore International Chamber of Commerce

    Assoc Professor Kumar Ramakrishna 
    Nanyang Technological University

    Professor Tan Tai Yong 

    National University of Singapore

    Assoc Professor Toh Mun Heng 
    National University of Singapore

    Mr Wan Shung Ming
    Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Mr Yap Bock Seng
    Shaw Foundation

    Mr William Yap
    Ministry of Finance

    Professor Yeung Wei-Jun, Jean
    National University of Singapore

    Amb. K Kesavapany (ex-officio)
    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

    Ambassador K Kesavapany, ISEAS Director with effect from 1 November 2002 will be ISEAS chief administrative and academic officer. His primary responsibilities would be to plan, organize and supervise all the professional and research activities of the Institute.

    Prior to his appointment to the Directorship of ISEAS, Ambassador Kesavapany was Singapore’s High Commissioner to Malaysia since March 1997. In his 30-year career in the Foreign Service, he served as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva (December 1991 - March 1997) and held key staff appointments in MFA, including Director of ASEAN, Director of Directorate II (North America and Europe) and Director of Directorate IV (International Organizations and Third World).

    Ambassador Kesavapany was an active participant in the final phase of the Uruguay Round negotiations. He was unanimously chosen as the first Chairman of the WTO’s General Council in 1995. Subsequently, he played a key role in securing Singapore as the venue for the first WTO Ministerial Meeting in 1996.

    Ambassador Kesavapany, a Singaporean, is married to Padmini and has two sons.


    was appointed Deputy Director of ISEAS with effect from 3 May 2005. He is a Singaporean who joined ISEAS as Senior Fellow in the Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme in 2002. Prior to that he was an Associate Professor in Political Science at the National University of Singapore.

    Chin obtained his B.Sc. (Econ) and Ph. D in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has held visiting appointments at Harvard University; the Centre for International Studies as well as the Asia Research Centre of the London School of Economics; and the Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto.  He has published widely on Asia-Pacific strategic and regional security issues, major power policies towards Southeast Asia, ASEAN regionalism and institution building among others.

    His duties at ISEAS include assisting the Director in the development and overall coordination of research programmes.


    The Institute’s Administration Unit, comprising general administration and finance sections, provides a wide range of administrative, accounting, budgetary, logistic, and personnel services to support the Institute’s research programmes and dissemination activities, Library, Publications Unit, and Computer Unit.

    For enquiries, please contact Mrs Y L Lee, Head, Administration at Admin email address:admin@iseas.edu.sg

     For other specific enquiries:        

    • Publications Unit:              


  • ISEAS Library:                 iseaslib@iseas.edu.sg

  • Information on Lectures, Conferences and Seminars:    admin@iseas.edu.sg

    1. ISEAS Annual Report 2008-2009 (PDF Format) 

    2. ISEAS Annual Report 2007-2008 (PDF Format) 

    3. ISEAS Annual Report 2006-2007 (PDF Format)

    4. Financial Statements for the FY 2006-2007 (PDF Format) 

    5. ISEAS Annual Report 2005-2006 (PDF Format) 

    6. Financial Statements for the FY 2005-2006 (PDF Format) 

    7. ISEAS Annual Report 2004-2005 (PDF Format)

    8. ISEAS Annual Report 2003-2004 (PDF Format)

    9. ISEAS Annual Report 2002-2003  (PDF Format)

    10. ISEAS Annual Report 2001-2002 (PDF Format)

    11. ISEAS Annual Report 2000-2001 (PDF Format)

    12. ISEAS Annual Report 1999-2000 (PDF Format)


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    Contact Information


    Name of Contact Person:  Mrs Y L Lee
    Telephone No: 68702406
    Fax No: 67756264
    Email Address: 
    Web-site Address: http:/www.iseas.edu.sg

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    Effective Date: 1st January 1982

    A Member of Education Central Fund
    Statutory Board
    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Act Cap 141.1968


    No. of Beneficiaries: NA



    The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) is a regional research centre dedicated to the study of socio-political, security and economic trends and developments in Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and economic environment.

    Patrons                                   NA

    Trustees/Board Members    Board of Trustees drawn from NUS, the government and a broad range of professional and civic organizations and groups in Singapore

    Key Employees                    Director, ISEAS
                                                   Deputy Director, ISEAS
                                                   Head, Administration
                                                   Head, Computer Unit
                                                   Head, Library
                                                   Head, Public Affairs Unit
                                                   Head, Publications Unit
                                                   Head, ASEAN Studies Centre
                                                   Head, Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre

    Auditors                                M/s Foo Kon Tan Grant Thornton, FY 2008/2009

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    Short title.
    1. This Act may be cited as the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Act.

    2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires —

    “Board” means the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies constituted under section 4;

    “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board appointed under section 4;

    “Director” means the Director of the Institute appointed under section 12;

    “regulations” means regulations made by the Executive Committee under section 14.

    Establishment of Institute.
    3. For the promotion of research on Southeast Asia and on all matters appertaining to Southeast Asia, there shall be established an Institute to be styled “the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies” (referred to in this Act as the Institute).

    Constitution of Board of Trustees.
    4. —(1) There is hereby constituted a body corporate to be known as “the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies”, which —

    (a) shall have perpetual succession;

    (b) shall have a common seal; and

    (c) may sue and be sued in its corporate name.

    (2) The Board shall consist of a Chairman and a Deputy Chairman to be appointed by the President and the following other members:


    (a) four persons to be appointed by the President;

    (b) four persons, one each to be appointed by the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and the Singapore Malay Chamber of Commerce;

    (c) two persons, one each to be appointed by the Lee Foundation and the Shaw Foundation;

    (d) six persons to be appointed by the President of the National University of Singapore; and

    (e) three persons to be appointed by the President from among persons nominated by such professional bodies and organisations as the President may consult.

    (3) The Director shall be an ex officio member of the Board.

    (4) The Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, and other members appointed by the President under subsection (2) shall hold office for a period of up to 3 years, unless the President otherwise directs, and shall be eligible for reappointment:

    Provided that the President may at any time revoke such an appointment.

    (5) The members appointed, otherwise than by the President, under subsection (2) shall hold office for a period of 3 years, unless the President otherwise directs, and shall be eligible for reappointment:

    Provided that the person or body appointing such a member may at any time revoke his appointment.

    (6) Any member of the Board may resign from the Board by giving notice in writing to that effect addressed to the Chairman and as from the date the Chairman receives the notice the member shall cease to be a member.

    (7) If the Chairman is absent from any meeting of the Board, the Deputy Chairman shall act as chairman of the meeting.

    (8) The Board may grant leave of absence to any member of the Board.

    (9) Any member absenting himself from 4 consecutive meetings of the Board without having obtained leave of absence from the Board shall be considered as having resigned from the Board.

    (10) If a vacancy occurs in the membership of the Board by the death, resignation, revocation of appointment of a member or otherwise, the vacancy shall be filled by the authority appointing that member, and any person so appointed shall hold office for so long as the member in whose place he is appointed would have held office.

    (11) The Board shall meet at least once a year.

    Powers of Board.
    5. The Board shall have power —

    (a) to receive and approve the annual report and accounts of the Institute;

    (b) to approve the budget and research programme of the Institute;

    (c) to set up endowment funds and other funds for a specific purpose or purposes; and

    (d) generally to do all such matters and things as may be incidental to or consequential upon the exercise of its powers or the discharge of its functions under this Act.

    6. —(1) Every question before the Board at any meeting shall be decided by a majority of the votes of the members present.

    (2) Eight members of the Board shall constitute a quorum at any meeting.

    (3) The chairman at any meeting shall have an original vote and, in the case of an equality of votes, a casting vote.

    Secretary of Board.
    7. —(1) The Executive Secretary of the Institute shall be the Secretary of the Board, and shall attend all meetings thereof unless excused for good cause by the Chairman.

    (2) In the absence of the Secretary,