Skip to Content

Education Abroad Office

Chulalongkorn Business School

Area: International Business Exchange
Location: Bangkok
Country: Thailand
Term: Spring

UofSC's exchange with Chulalongkorn Business school is designed to introduce UofSC students to Thai culture and business practices. Chulalongkorn University is a comprehensive and research-intensive university, and consistently ranked one of the best universities in Thailand. Chulalongkorn Business School has served the country for more than 70 years. It has provided business education and educated more than 30,000 of students who have become executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders in many public and business organizations. Located in Bangkok, Thailand's capital, a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple.

Category: 1, no foreign language proficiency requirement, all courses taught in English

Cost: UofSC resident tuition rates + in-country costs

Requirements: junior standing; International Business major

Students on exchange pay in-state tuition directly to USC and do not pay tuition to Chulalongkorn. All housing, food, and personal expenses are paid by the student in Bangkok. Chulalongkorn suggests that students budget approximately 25,000 Baht per month for living and housing expenses. The actual cost can differ depending on the student’s lifestyle and accomodations. To get an idea of​ ​life on site, you will find on the numbeo website indications on the cost of living in Thailand compared to other countries in the world.

Students can take any course as long as they have enough basic background and no schedule conflict. Students can take up to 7 courses per semester, and only 1 course can be taken outside of Business courses. Students attending Chulalongkorn are expected to wear the university uniform. 

To see courses UofSC students have taken at this university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Excursions and activities available include a welcome dinner, cultural trips, Thai culture courses, volunteer opportunities, and more. 

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

Housing is available to students at the Nonsi Residence. Rooms in the Nonsi Residence are fully furnished with a TV, refridgerator, water heater, microwave, and stove. 

 IB students will study at Chulalongkorn during the Spring Semester. The academic calendar for the Spring Semester runs from early January until early May. 

 Orientation is held during the first week of the semester. 

Students need to obtain a non-immigrant ED visa with the Thai Consulate. All students will be allowed to stay 90 days for the first entry with student visa. They are required to get their visa extended before the expiry date so that they can stay until the end of the semester. Students can request for a visa extension letter from the BBA Office.


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.