Payap University International College


Payap University, established in 1974, is a private institution founded by the Church of Christ in Thailand. Payap is a founding member of the Association of Private Higher Education Institutions in Thailand, and an active member of the Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia, as well as the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning.


Payap is a Liberal Arts and Pre-Professional School offering 22 Thai language undergraduate degrees in 12 departments (faculties):

•Accountancy, Finance and Banking
•Business Administration
•Communication Art
•Social Science and Humanities

And four international undergraduate degrees (English language):

•Computer Information Systems
•International Business Management
•International Hospitality Management
•English Communication


Payap offers the following Master's degrees programs.

Thai Programs (Thai Language):

•Master of Accountancy
•Master of Business Administration (MBA)
•Master of Divinity (MDIV)
•Master of Arts in Music
•Master of Law (ML)

International Programs (English Language):

•Master of Arts in Linguistics
•Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA TEFL)
•Master of Business Administration in International Business (MBA)
•Master of Divinity
•Doctor of Philosophy Program in Peacebuilding

International Students

Payap has a truly international student body, with nearly 30 countries represented including the United States, China, Myanmar, France, Germany, Mexico, Japan, Pakistan, India, and of course, Thailand, just to name a few. These students share one thing in common in that they must have strong English proficiency in order to perform in our English-speaking Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. Non-native English speaking students find that their English skills improve immensely during their studies at Payap due to the constant exposure to spoken and written English.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


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