Named after Sir Stamford Raffles (1781- 1826), Stamford International University opened its first campus in Thailand in 1995, near Palm Hills Golf Resort, Hua Hin. To meet the growing demand for international education in Thailand and the ASEAN region, Stamford opened its second campus in Bangkok in 2009, near Rama 9 road. In 2015, Stamford opened its downtown learning center, the Asoke Campus Learning Center, in the heart of Bangkok’s business district.
Stamford International University, where students of over 100 nationalities learn and develop together. The programs encourage critical and creative thinking and use a variety of pedagogical methodologies in the classrooms to ensure the classes are truly student-centered and focused on outcomes. The majority of the faculty are international from countries including the USA, UK, France, Germany, China, and many more, making it one of the most diverse and experienced faculties in Thailand. At Stamford, students are prepared to overcome challenges in a diverse and changing world.
Stamford International University offers international and Thai undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including: business and management, communication, hospitality management and information technology. Programs, curricula and degrees are fully accredited by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of University Affairs of Thailand. Stamford is included on the Ministry of University Affairs’ list of accredited private universities of Thailand.
In 2012, Stamford became a member of Laureate International Universities, which is the largest global network of degree-granting higher education institutions and is connected with 60 institutions in 20 countries and more than a million students around the world. University members of Laureate are leaders in hospitality management, design and online education. Partnerships through Laureate network with global domain experts and specialists including Media Design School, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) at Torrens University, EU Business School, Kendall College and Vaughn College. Stamford is the first university in Thailand to receive International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) accreditation of the business and management programs offered through its Faculty of Business and Technology