Faculty of Economics

Bachelor of Arts Program in Economics (International Program) (EBA)


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YearS Full-time


  • First Internationally Certified Economics Program in Thailand
  • Cutting-Edge Curriculum
  • Top-Notch Instruction
  • International Atmosphere and Engagement



Office of BA Program in Economics (EBA)
Faculty of Economics

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 6195, +66 2218 6197


The Bachelor of Arts Program in Economics (EBA) is an English language program offered by the Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University.  We are currently ranked first in Thailand and top 201-250 in the world by QS World University Ranking in economics.  Since our launch in 2002 with 45 students in the program, now we have approximately 500 full-time students.

Economics is preferred as a premium pre-business program by business schools worldwide because it focuses on the more difficult and rigorous local decision making that businesses need to make. Although included in the curriculum, much of the softer presentation and management skills are left for later, while local and mathematical skills are emphasized, leading to an excellent preparation for leaders, financial experts and strategists of the world’s top companies.

For more information, visit our website here.

WHY this program
at Chula


First Internationally Certified Economics Program in Thailand

EBA was awarded a four-year AUN-QA (ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance) certification for 2015 until 2019 — making it, not only the first, but so far, only, AUN-QA certified undergraduate program at Chulalongkorn University.  It is also the first international undergraduate economics program in the entire country. The AUN-QA certification signifies that the EBA program adheres to international academic standards.


Cutting-Edge Curriculum

EBA is Thailand’s leading and most cutting-edge program in the field of economics. With the vision to be “internationally recognized for outstanding undergraduate education in economics”, its main objective is to produce outstanding undergraduates, who are not only well-equipped with academic expertise in economics, but also with global knowledge and experiences, as well as understanding of ethics, social awareness and social responsibility.  With these skills, our graduates can build their brightest careers while staying engaged and responsible as citizens and leaders of the country and the world. EBA’s curriculum is always relevant, up-to-date and focuses on private sector economics — a field which caters to students’ general interests and career objectives.


Top-Notch Instruction

EBA has a strong reputation for providing high quality teaching in the economics field and is popular with students.  Our curriculum combines a strong grounding in economic theory and quantitative methods with practical applications of economic principles to today’s problems. Every course is up to date and relevant.

The program’s teaching methods consist of formal lectures, discussion classes and small seminars, allowing for close attention to each student. The EBA teaching staff consists of economists and experts in the field with long experience in teaching, research and practice in economics. Many international scholars and well-known Economists are invited to teach classes and seminars at the program.  Learning facilities such as computing for undergraduates are currently being enhanced to allow access without boundaries.


International Atmosphere and Engagement

EBA accepts students from all over the world, so that ideas and experiences from different countries and regions will be shared. EBA also has a great number of multilateral and bilateral exchange agreements with several leading institutions in the European Union, Asia and is working to increase the number of its partner institutions in other parts of the world.  This extensive international network provides great opportunities for EBA students to study abroad for one or two semesters to enhance their global knowledge and experience.  All students in good standing attend an International Educational Trip overseas to expand knowledge outside classroom as well. Learn more about our Student Exchange Program.

Career Opportunities

EBA students can choose from a variety of different professions and types of company. An EBA student’s abilities in English and analytical thinking opens the door to many career options.  Economics, with its emphasis on logic and finance, means that jobs in consulting and finance are the most chosen professions by EBA students. However, the skills taught in EBA are useful in many kinds of businesses in Thailand and abroad.  Examples of industries in which our graduates work are Banking & Finance, Consulting, Technology & Digital, Consumer Goods, Energy, Health & Beauty, Research & Development, Tourism & Hotel, Education, Entertainment Business, Agriculture & Fisheries, Engineering & Manufacturing, Law Enforcement, Politics, to name a few.


Admission periods for students: Round 1 – December, Round 2 – March
International admission period for foreign students: March

Please check with the EBA website for updated timetable.

Applicant qualifications:

  1. Applicants must have completed high school or passed an equivalent high school standard test or currently in their final year of high school (Grade 12 in US system or Year 13 in British/IB system).
  2. Applicants must meet the minimum three requirements on high school GPAX, standardize English and Mathematical tests to be eligible for an interview.


Faculty of Economics

Chulalongkorn University

Office of BA Program in Economics (EBA), Room 309

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

+66 2218 6195
+66 2218 6197


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