Exchange Programs

A unique opportunity to get international experience and to open up new horizons of your student life ​

Exchange Programs

A unique opportunity to get international experience and to open up new horizons of your student life ​

Exchange Programs

KMUTT has signed the Academic Agreement with over than 130 universities/ institutes abroad with the objective of promoting cooperation in the fields of education and academic research. The activities under the Agreement are such as collaborative research, lectures, symposiums, the exchange of information and materials, researchers as well as undergraduate and graduate students, etc.

The student exchange program is a unique opportunity to add to the studies in university. Students will experience different knowledge, life and culture. This will benefit students to have better professional life in the future.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding between KMUTT and partner universities/ institutes, exchange students are required to enroll for a minimum of one semester up to one academic year. In addition, they will not be required to pay for tuition fees while studying.

Nowadays, KMUTT welcomes a number of incoming student exchange students from our partner universities/ institutes while keep increasing our outgoing student exchange students to participate in the student exchange program.

The student exchange program is not just about study. Students will build integrative learning skills, multi-cultural competencies, practical knowledge, self-confidence and lifelong friendships with people in different countries.

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BECOMING INBOUND EXCHANGE STUDENT

As you are reading this website, you must have already thought of studying at KMUTT as a part of your study program. Here at KMUTT, we have exchange students joining us every year, and now we invite you to step out of your known world to experience and enjoy the excitement of becoming an exchange student at KMUTT.

Choosing KMUTT as your study destination will not only assure you a strong academic scope through science and technology but also enable you to learn Thai as a foreign language. Moreover, you will have Thai buddies accompanying you throughout your stay here, to help you overcome culture shock. This will also help you to broaden your outlook and perspectives, gain self-confidence to become successful in life. Getting to stay with students from many countries, coming from different backgrounds will help you learn to become culturally more sensitive towards your co-worker, friends and others whom you will come across in future days to come. It will also teach you to become capable of living in an unfamiliar environment.

Besides the reasons above, joining KMUTT as an exchange student will give you an opportunity to pursue higher studies at our university and help you keep making friends and connecting with many more people and resources through our network in days to come

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STUDY ABROAD AS AN OUTBOUND EXCHANGE STUDENT

KMUTT has signed the Academic Agreement with over than 130 universities/ institutes abroad with the objective of promoting cooperation in the fields of education and academic research. The activities under the Agreement are such as collaborative research, lectures, symposiums, the exchange of information and materials, researchers as well as undergraduate and graduate students, etc. The student exchange program is a unique opportunity to add to the studies in university. Students will experience different knowledge, life and culture including will build integrative learning skills, multi-cultural competencies, practical knowledge, self-confidence and lifelong friendships with people in different countries. This will benefit students to have better professional life in the future.

WHERE TO STUDY

KMUTT students can choose to study at one of our partner universities (Link) or particularly program such as AIMS – ASEAN International Mobility for Students Program (Link).

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Many programs will be offered by each partner universities. Check out!!

Note: Please take into account that the exchange program can be postponed or canceled based on the COVID 19 pandemic situation and host universities’ consideration.

WORK PROCEDURE (Click)

LENGTH OF STUDY

KMUTT outbound exchange students are required to enroll at our partner universities for a minimum of one semester up to one academic year.

TUITION AND FEES

Thanks to the agreement between KMUTT and partner universities, mostly exchange students will not be required to pay for tuition and fees while participating in the student exchange program. The personal expenses such as the transportation, meals, health insurance, life insurances and other are paid by the exchange students. However, some partner universities provide financial support upon request.

APPLICATION STEPS

STEP 1: Students fill in the application form

  • Consult your advisor about course registration. This is to make sure that the credits taken at the partner institutions can be accepted and transferred back to KMUTT.
  • Submit Outgoing Exchange Application Form, and upload other required documents.

STEP 2 Nomination

  • After checking the applications and making sure that each applicant is eligible, the International Affairs Office will contact each student’s Faculty /School and make sure that they are approved by their Faculty /School.

*IA Office will not be able to let applicants join the program without their Faculty /School’s approval.

STEP 3: Interview

IA Office will select, interview, and nominate successful candidates to the partner institutions for their final consideration.

STEP 4: Announcement of Interview results

IA Office will notify the interview result to the successful applicants and their Faculty/School.

GUIDELINES FOR KMUTT’S OUTBOUND STUDENTS (Click)

PARENTAL CONSENT FORM (Click)

Factsheet on the Student Exchange Program

Website: http://global.kmutt.ac.th
http://global.kmutt.ac.th/academics/exchange-programs/inbound-exchange-student (Incoming Exchange Student).
Contact details:

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT). The International Affairs Office (IA).

126 Pracha Uthit Rd., Bang Mod, Thung Khru, Bangkok, 10140 Thailand
Phone: +66 2470 8359, +66 2470 8342, +66 2470 8344
Fax: +66 2470 8346

E-mail: orginter@mail.kmutt.ac.th (preferable) orginter@kmutt.ac.th

Language of Instruction:

English for international students.

Visit:
http://global.kmutt.ac.th
http://global.kmutt.ac.th/academics/exchange-programs/inbound-exchange-student

to view undergraduate courses and respective course description).

Language requirements (TOEFL,IELTS, other):

Be proficient in English.

(English standard score is an advantage, if not, a recommendation letter certifying the ability to communicate fluently in English is acceptable. An interview may be requested).

Term dates for the academic year:

The 1st Semester: 3rd week of August – 4th week of December

The 2nd Semester: 3rd week of January – 4th week of May

Summer Semester: 3rd week of June – 2nd week of August

Due date of application:

The 1st Semester entry: 10th June

The 2nd Semester entry: 10th October

Summer Semester entry: 10th April

Exams:

The 1st Semester:

Mid-term – 5th week of September to 2nd week of October /

Final – 1st week of December to 2nd week of December

The 2nd Semester:

Mid-term – 2nd week of March to 3rd week of March /

Final – 3rd week of May to 4th week of May

Marks Transmission:

Takes about a month after the end of each semester.

Accommodation:
(website address)

KMUTT Heliconia House (On-campus housing: a hotel service based) http://www.heliconiahouse.kmutt.ac.th

About USD 500+ per month excl. electricity and water supply.

Off campus housing cost:

About USD 200+ per month excl. deposit (varies depending upon a type of housing and consumption on electricity and water supply).

Living costs:

About USD 300 / month (varies depending upon students’ lifestyle).

Visa requirements:

https://global.kmutt.ac.th/prospective-students/international-admission/how-to-get-visa

Students are required to travel with Student Visa, formally known as Non-Immigrant Visa Education (Non-ED).

Facilities: Learning Spaces, a medical unit, a state of the art library, 24 hrs. service of Computer Center, on-campus dormitory, canteen, cafeterias, and convenience stores.
Other comments:

Bank, ATM, etc. The Hub as a one-stop service and IA Service Team, are a joint team to facilitate international students.

There may be other things you want to know, feel free to ask us at orginter@mail.kmutt.ac.th

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International Affairs Office (IA)

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

The 6th floor, The Office of President Building
126 Pracha Uthit Rd. Bangmod Thung Khru District Bangkok 10140

Open : 09:00 am. - 04:30 pm.

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