Chulalongkorn University’s Student Exchange Program was initiated by our cooperation with our partner universities from around the world, aiming at accepting more international students to study at Chula and, at the same time, broadening our students’ international experience.

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semester Nomination deadline Application deadline Classes begin Classes end
Semester System Fall 15th March 10th April 2nd week of August 3rd week of December
Spring 15th August 31st August 2nd week of January 3rd week of May
Trimester System First 15th March 10th April 2nd week of August Last week of November
Second 15th August 31st August 2nd week of December Last week of March
Third 2nd week of April Last week of July
as of September 2020


GPA requirement: preferable 2.75: a copy of an academic transcript is required to submit together with the application form.

Required scores of English language test (The scores should not be more than 2 years):


  • iBT: 79
  • CBT: 213
  • PBT: 550


  • Overall band: 6.0 (overall band 7.0 for BALAC program)

Note: For those exchange students who wish to attend regular programs taught in Thai, they are required to be fluent in all four language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Documents Required

  1. A student’s passport photo on a white background,
  2. Two reference letters from academic advisors,
  3. An official academic transcript (to be issued by the institute the students are attending),
  4. An English proficiency score record (for non-native speakers of English), 
  5. A copy of the first page of the passport, (The passport must be valid for at least 6 months before its expiry date and it is advisable that the validity of the passport should cover the students whole exchange period at Chulalongkorn University.)
  6. A Statement of Purpose (SOP) of 500-800 words, and
  7. A list of the courses offered by Chulalongkorn University that the students wish to attend.

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Chula produces able graduates who become quality citizens for society.

Prof. Bundhit Eua-arporn President of Chulalongkorn University