Stamford International University


Located in Bangkok, Thailand's capital city, as well as in Hua-Hin, a popular resort area with an international population, Stamford International University (STIU) is dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding and academic excellence.

Named after Sir Stamford Raffles (1781-1826), the great English colonial administrator, historian and educator, Stamford International University opened its first campus in Thailand in 1995, near Palm Hills Golf Resort, Hua-Hin. To meet the growing demand for international education in Thailand and the ASEAN region, Stamford International University opened its second campus in Bangkok in 2009. Conveniently located along the new Bangkok Airport Link rail line, it is home to a truly international community of students from 60 countries around the world.

During its 20 years of establishment, Stamford has continued to offer high-standard international education to Thai and international students from over 80 countries throughout the world. Stamford has recently become a partner of the Laureate International Universities. As a partner of the global network of more than 65 institutions in 29 countries serving more than 750,000 students, Stamford gained access to global teaching and learning resources; Students will also have more study abroad opportunities.

30% of students at the Bangkok campus are international from over 80 different countries, with faculty members come from all corners of the world. At Stamford, every day is a truly cross-cultural experience.

Students have access to:

  • Global Teaching and Learning Resources
  • More Study Aboard and Dual Degree Opportunities
  • World-class programs such as Laureate English Program & Laureate Hospitality Programs
  • Many fellow Laureate students and alumni around the world who share goals and dreams


Stamford International University and its programs, curricula & degrees are fully accredited by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Ministry of University Affairs (MUA) of Thailand. You can find us on the CHE (MUA)’s List of Accredited Private Universities of Thailand.

Stamford achieved an excellent score in internal quality assessment for three consecutive years (2009 - 2011) confirmed by Office of the Higher Education Commission. This has placed us among the top Thai international universities. According to the quality assessment,

  • Employers are most satisfied with the English communication skills of Stamford graduates
  • 100% of Stamford graduates received higher than average salaries in their respective industries


Stamford International University is the Thailand counterpart of Laureate International Universities. Stamford offers global educational programs through our double degree (available only in selected schools), exchange and study aboard programs. Some of our partners are:

  • Spain Universidad Europea de Madrid
  • France ESCE - Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur
  • Germany Hochschule Bremerhaven
  • Germany BiTS Berlin
  • Netherlands HES Amsterdam school
  • Finland Mikkeli Polytechnic University
  • Finland University of Vaasa
  • Czech Metropolitan University of Prague
  • Czech Thomas Bata University
  • Turkey Istanbul Bilgi University
  • UK University of Bedfordshire
  • Australia Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School
  • China Hunan International Economics University & Les Roches-JinJiang
  • Italy NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti
  • France ESCE - Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur
  • UK University of Bedfordshire
  • Portugal Isla campus, Lisboa
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Stamford - the new concept of learning space

Location address
Stamford International University (Bangkok Campus)
16, Motorway Road - Km 2, Prawet

Bangkok, 10250 TH
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