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The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world.AIT

Recognized for its multinational, multi- cultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40 km (25 miles) north of Bangkok, Thailand.

Besides the usual labs and academic buildings, the main campus includes housing, sports, and medical facilities, a conference center, and a library with over 230,000 volumes and 830 print and on-line periodicals. All serve to fulfill the AIT mission:

to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who play leading roles in the region's sustainable development and its integration into the global economy.

Key Facts and Figures

  • 2300 Students from 50+ Countries/Territories
  • 18000 Alumni from 85 Countries/Territories
  • 28000+ Short-term Trainees from 70+ Countries/Territories
  • 120 World Class Faculty from 20+ Countries
  • 100+ Research Staff and 500+ Support Staff from about 30 Countries
  • About 400 Sponsored Research Projects
  • 330 Partners
  • 33 Board of Trustee members from 19 Countries
  • 3 Schools
  • 15 Research and Outreach Centers
  • 32 Fields of Study
  • 1000+ Courses
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  • ~AIT Offers
  • Masters degrees: MBA, MEng, MSc
  • Executive Master Degree Programs
  • Doctoral Degrees: DEng, DTechSc, PhD
  • Diploma and Certificate Programs
  • An intensive English language and academic Bridging Program
  • Non-degree continuing education courses for practicing professionals


1989 Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding

Ramon Magsaysay Award

... for shaping a new generation of engineers and managers committed to Asia , in an atmosphere of academic excellence and regional camaraderie.

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