Naresuan University (NU), whose main campus is located in Phitsanulok, a northern province of Thailand, was named after King Naresuan the Great. Formerly a campus of Srinakharinwirot University, NU was established as a public university in 1990. Although not many years have passed since its inception, NU has already earned the reputation of being one of the most progressive universities in Thailand. It aims to be a comprehensive university dedicated to the development of world-class graduates and new knowledge for the purpose of creating excellent resources for regional and national development.
Naresuan University is a governmental institution developed from the Phitsanulok campus of Srinakarinwirot University on 29 July, 1990.
The auspicious occasion represented the 400th anniversary of the ascending to the throne of King Naresuan the Great. Serving as a foundation of higher education in nine provinces of the lower northern region, along with Phayao Province, Naresuan University has long been recognized for its innovative academic excellence and outstanding achievement in both research and professional services.
Naresuan University is a comprehensive university offering more than 58 undergraduate and 55 graduate programs in various fields like Agricultural Science, Allied Health Science, Environmental Science, Medical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Social Sciences. Students can focus their studies on Architecture, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Medicine, Natural Resources, Nursing and more. The University currently has approximately 25,000 students.