In Bangkok, there are many interesting place to visit like ancient community, temple and palace. Likewise, many museums in Bangkok exhibit wonderful collection of antique object. Some museums organize temporary display offering a variety of interesting themes and issues. The best place to start visiting is the National Museum its collections spanning all periods of Thai history. The museum presents the introduction to the country's art, sculpture and architecture. The tourist will give a wonderful insight into Thailand's diversity of culture and unique heritage. Another interesting museum is Queen Sirikit museum of textile in grand palace. This museum belongs to the queen project to support the traditional craftsmanship of Thai people especially Thai textile heritage. Her royal majesty aware of the indigenous knowledge will slowly disappear. The future generation may not know any more about our nation’s properties. So, this museum is established to conserve the intellectual cultural heritage in making textile of local people which indicates the identity of Thai ethnicity in each part of Thailand. If you are boring the intensity in Bangkok, you may visit calm and wonderful view of Thailand’s rural area. You can learn a real local life and their traditions, visit cultural attraction, historical site or take homestay with the friendly local people. Moreover, you can spend time to enjoy the environment, surrounded by the green lush forest, mountains, streams, beautiful waterfalls or beautiful beach, white sand and crystal clear sea.
- Personal living expenses (food, transportation, laundry, etc.) 12,000 baht (approx. U.S.$ 375) / month.
- Accommodation cost approximately 180-500 U.S. $/month.
Remark: This cost of living expenses is only a rough estimation. The actual amount for an individual varies considerably from person to person.
Why study in Thailand?
Thailand is located in South East Asia, known as land of smile for friendliness of its people. There are many cultural and natural attractions which are interesting to observe. Traveling to study in Thailand you are not only get amazing experience but also learning Asian culture. You can discover the diversity of culture events in Bangkok. This culture can be found on everywhere on the street such as in the food, language, music, dance, the arts, and Buddhist temples which you will gain new experiences to discover Thai culture.
Thailand has a lot of cultural heritage that is unique and outstanding. The aesthetic of ancient monuments, temples, colorful of traditional handcraft and cuisine show the local wisdom of Thai people that pass from generation to generation. You still can see Thais way of life which connects with the agriculture and river both in Bangkok and up country. Furthermore, you can observe real local life and their traditions, visit cultural attractions, historical sites or homestay with a friendly local people. Thailand certainly has everything you want during your holiday. Visiting Thailand, you will definitely gain wonderful memorable experience in this lively country.
Activity and Cultural field trip
The programs provide its students with an opportunity by organizing study trips for students to acquire better understanding in the science of their study in order to actually gain a real working experience and develop better understandings of their field. Our field trips include visiting newspaper publishing company and well-known company in Thailand.
In addition, our institute also offers cultural field trip for the students who want to observe Thais way of life. Thailand is full of history, fascinating arts culture and tradition. You can appreciate the old community, monastery, cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge. Moreover, you can explore hidden historic areas of Bangkok and outskirts, tasting delicious local food, and learning about cultural diversity. Our institute would like the foreign student to experience with Thai culture in order to understand the value and meaning of Thailand cultural resource. This activity could help to enhance the in-depth knowledge and the value rising of Thai belief and culture and also to raise the awareness to respect to diversities of other cultures.
Furthermore, IIS-RU advocates of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). We provide an opportunity for IIS-RU student and those interested to participate in and prepare themselves for the AEC era. Our college also organizes the exhibitions, culture day and academic seminar about South East Asia countries in order to educate its students about ASEAN in Today’s World.
Community Volunteers Service
Institute of International Studies, Ramkhamhaeng University also supports the community volunteer service such as teaching English to Buddhist Novices and building clay house for dhamma retreat. Therefore, our college encourages the student to work in remote area to have a part in the local communities. As a result of the volunteer experience, the students were expected to become more civic-minded and more awareness toward local community.