Kanchanaburi Rajabhat University

Kanchanaburi Rajabhat University, KRU, is a public university  under the Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of  Education.  It is located in the city suburb of Kanchanaburi province,  which  is  best known as the site of the world famous Bridge over the River  Kwai and the Death Railway built during the Second World War.  The province is also noted for its scenic beauty and outdoor  recreational activities for nature – loving tourists, just 136  kilometers  to the west of Bangkok.

Surrounded by a lot of impressive tourist attractions, KRU campus itself  is recognized as a perfect learning resort with the  combination of natural, cultural and historical ambience which  provides valuable academic learning resources. The University  prides itself in having educated its students to become  graduates  in the field of teacher education as well  as other professionals  who serve in many sectors in its own locality as well as the  country as a whole.


KRU envisions itself as a fine and leading higher education institute in the western region of the country. The expected goal is to be the learning resources and academic foundation of the locality under its good governance and effective administration.  The University plays an active and participative role in strengthening the well-being of people in its communities through the practice of “Sufficiency Economy Philosophy”. The university also aims for increasing competitive capacity of the country.


  • To generate graduates with high guality complying with Thailand Qualification Framework, TQF,
  • To provide academic services and conduct research for enhancing advanced knowledge and transferring appropriate technology to local people and communities,
  • To preserve and maintain arts and culture and promote local wisdom, and
  • To develop an administrative system based on good governance.


  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Science and Technology
  • Faculty of Management Sciences
  • Faculty of Industrial Technology
  • Office of Graduate Studies
KRU Thailand

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