Prestige of Social Sciences at Chiang Mai University
Over 45 years since its establishment, the Faculty of Social Sciences of Chiang Mai University of Northern Thailand, has continually built up its expertise and specialization and is recognized as one of the best social sciences programs in Thailand with 57th ranking for Social Sciences among Asian universities.
The nature of interdisciplinary fields of study at the Faculty incorporating sociology, anthropology, geography, politics, economics, women studies, and development studies has formed a robust academic community with expanding and high-quality teaching, research, and academic activities and a strong commitment to produce that a new generation of socially consciousness, critical thinking, academic competence, as well as ability to keep pace with rapid changes under the globalization process.
Currently, the Faculty is offering wide ranging undergraduate and graduate programs, including three English programs for Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree. The newly launched Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences is designed in response to a growing demand for international study programs while preparing student to be ready for working in future multi-cultural settings with an understanding of the Southeast Asian in depth and breadth at an emergence of ASEAN Community integration in 2015.