Today, Chiang Rai is not only famous among tourists but this beautiful province is also the dream destination of international students as well. In Chiang Rai, there are international curriculums available for elementary schools, secondary schools, and university. In this trip, you will find the answer why people decide to study in Chiang Rai, especially at Mae Fah Laung University.
There are more than twenty international elementary and secondary schools in Chiang Rai. These schools are often provided for young foreign students whose parents work in this province. For example, the Chiang Rai International Christian School (CRICS) has long been recognized for its quality of teaching for 20 years. However, the decision to pursue bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in Chiang Rai is based on students’ decisions. The university which is famous for having the most international students in Chiang Rai is Mae Fah Luang University.
Besides having the student exchange agreements with various institutions around the world, including Austria, Germany, The Philippines, Brunei, Hungary, Malaysia, France, Korea, Indonesia, Japan, and Switzerland, Mae Fah Luang University also has international students from China, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and European countries to study at all levels. They have come a long way to continue their studies in undergraduate and graduate programs here because most of the subjects are taught in English except some schools, such as a law school. Moreover, the international students will live and study in a beautiful university surrounded by nature and they can share their culture with their Thai friends. Likewise, Thai students will have the opportunity to practice their English communication skills with international students.
In this trip, you will see the beautiful places inside the Mae Fah Luang University. You will begin with the Princess Mother Monument situated in the beautiful landscape between the mountains and the buildings. The centerpiece is the yard designed in a star shape or "Lan Dao" which is surrounded by large and beautiful perennial plants, such as flame trees, golden shower trees, and the tree tunnel. The next place is Viharn Phra Chao Lan Tong in which a beautiful principal Buddha statue is situated inside. Moreover, there is the Sirindhorn Chinese Language and Culture Center with Suzhou architectural style. Its elaborate details include the lotus pond, rock garden, pavilion, dragon pole, moon gate, and hexagonal windows. In addition, the cafe inside the university and the reservoir behind the university are also fascinating. From all the reasons mentioned above, you will understand why foreign students want to study at Mae Fah Luang University. And when you leave, the picture of the fog covering buildings will also be imprinted in your memory. It's time to say "Until we meet again".