Financial support is not available, however we make every effort to keep costs reasonable. For scholarships, please check with your home university for the availability and conditions.
The cost depends on the number of participants and the requirements of the program. For the cost of short-term program, it starts from 1,350 USD which includes airport pick-up and drop-off, academic classes, field trips (based on the program), welcome lunch and farewell party, on-campus Wi-Fi and certificate or letter grade. It excludes airplane ticket, insurance and housing.
Since programs organized by MUIC are offered in conjunction with other faculties of Mahidol University, MUIC is able to offer a greater variety of courses to cover a broader field of study. Thai cultural classes such as Thai dance and Thai boxing as well as field trips to important tourist attractions are also available.
The duration of your stay depends on the policy of your home university and your own plans.
There should be at least eight persons per group. However, your budget would also be a major factor. The participants should be no more than 20 students for Language classes, and 40 students or more for other classes.
Apart from academic classes, cultural classes including Thai dance, Thai Boxing and Thai Cooking are arranged. The program also provides field trips to interesting tourist attractions in Thailand both inside and outside Bangkok such as beach trekking at Prachuabkirikhan province, snorkelling at Sak Island, sightseeing around ancient city of Ayutthaya. Travelling to the north, south or even to neighboring ASEAN countries with visits to MUIC’s partner universities can be arranged according to your requirements.
Your stay will depend on the preference and the budget of your program. For the accommodation, various hotels, dormitories and serviced apartments are offered in several locations.
You should not worry about food. Inside the campus, MUIC has cafeterias, buffet lunches and the Brew & Bev bistro. Restaurants and cafes can be found along the street in front of the campus. There is also the Salaya fresh market where you can buy traditional Thai food and local fruits. There is also the Central Salaya mall near the campus.
The price of a meal varies depending on the location. A set of meal and beverage starts from 100 Baht or about 3 US Dollars.
If you want to travel to Central Bangkok, you can take shuttle bus called “Salaya Link” which costs 40 Baht from Salaya campus to the nearest BTS station from which you can reach your destination in central Bangkok. You can also travel by public transportation from our campus such as bus, taxi, and shuttle van that will cost from 30 – 200 Baht or about 1 – 5 US Dollars.
You can buy a SIM card with an Internet package at the airport or any convenience store. If you are in the campus area, there are Wi-Fi hot spots.
You can exchange money at any bank. You need to show your passport.
Examinations will depend on the requirements of the course you are taking.
We strongly recommend insurance with good coverage.
Please check about the visa conditions of your home country as well as of the Thai Immigration Bureau. If you need to apply for a visa, you can make a request for an invitation letter. Visa applications should be made at any Royal Thai Embassy or Consulate well before departing for Thailand. However, the visa is not required for nationals of certain countries that meet visa exemption requirements. Visit http://www.immigration.go.th, for more information.
We are here for you! Even before your arrival in Thailand, our dedicated staff will reach out to you and coordinate with you throughout your stay at MUIC. If you have any emergency such as accidents or sickness during the duration of the program, please contact the coordinator of the program immediately. We are here to help.