Ubon Ratchathani University

The university occupies a 2,100-acre (8.5 km2) campus in the Warin Chamrap district of Ubon Ratchathani Province, approximately 15 kilometers south of Ubon Ratchathani city. It has around 13,000 students in 10 faculties and 1 College.

The university former English name, Ubon Ratchathani University, was mandated by its former president Prakob Wirojanagud who disliked the officially approved Royal Institute romanisation system that is used by the government to render the name of the province and city as Ubon Ratchathani. Staff and students protested against this alternative spelling as confusing for foreigners at whom romanization is aimed. The university returned to using the romanization in early 2010.

The university has students from all over Thailand, but most of its students are from the Isan region and from the southeast of Isan in particular.


Ubonratchathani Rajabhat University (UBRU) is a state-run university under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education. It was initially founded as a basic teacher training school in Warin Chamrab district in 1915.

The University where it is located nowadays was established in 1942 as a pre-university school of the Northeast affiliated with Chulalongkorn University and then converted to a Teacher Training School in 1947 offering a primary certificate and a provincial certificate in teaching. In 1955 a certificate of education was offered.

It admitted students from various provinces, namely, Ubon Ratchathani, Sri Saket, Surin, Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom. In 1968 it was elevated to be Ubon Teachers College where a Higher Certificate of Education, an associate degree of education, was offered. It was not until 1973 a degree program in education majoring in biology was firstly offered. Other majors were then offered in pursuance of the readiness of relevant departments

Candidates from Thailand

Latest Articles

  •  Great Filmmakers Use Every Day  20 Mantras
    Great Filmmakers Use Every Day 20 Mantras

    The characteristics that make a great filmmaker have sparked discussions at every single festival ev. Read More

  • IGNOU held conduct 28th convocation day
    IGNOU held conduct 28th convocation day

    The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is set to conduct its convocation day Saturday 8t. Read More

  • Malawi ex-president Joyce Banda to attend Women Summit in USA
    Malawi ex-president Joyce Banda to attend Women Summit in USA

    Malawi Former President Joyce Banda, is expected to attend Fortune Most Powerful Women’s Summi. Read More

  • Smriti Irani launches GIAN to boost higher education with internationa
    Smriti Irani launches GIAN to boost higher education with internationa

    To boost the quality of higher education in India, government has launched Global Initiative of Acad. Read More

  • Top 5 Online News Sites About HPL Lockers
    Top 5 Online News Sites About HPL Lockers

    1. CNN.com CNN.com is a substantial and extremely popular news site. It is frequently updated. Read More

Latest Classified

  • One Stop for your generator requirement
     Bharat Diesel was established in 1984 we deals in all types of old and new generators. Electrical and mechanical job is also done here. Our team is expert in repairing all types of generators in
  • Thermo Hygrograph
    Weiber manufactures paperless chart recorder Thermo Hygrograph to measure both temperature and humidity. Weiber Thermo Hygrograph is applicable in Libraries, Computer Rooms, Food and Paper Stor
  • Nursery Primary Teacher Training Program(NPTT) in delhi
    Admission Open-2012 one yr Program in Nursery Teacher Training one yr Program in Primary Teacher training one yr B.Ed(Admission guidance) 100% placement assistance one month training in sch
  • Net World Solutions launches first group portal for travel and leisure
    Net World Solutions a travel web portal announced the launch of TheTravelBoss.com, which is apparently the Delhi\'s first travel, leisure and vacation Magazine. The concept of travel Magazine has alre

Top Featured Institutes