World League
Prince of Songkla University

Thailand

Prince of Songkla University, 15 Karnjanavanich Rd., Hat Yai, Songkhla, 90110, Thailand

618 World
rank
3 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1967
Short name:
PSU
Type:
Public
Students:
38270
Faculty:
2380
Faculty/Students Ratio:
16
:
1
Web-site:
www.psu.ac.th
Region:
Asia
Location:
Hat Yai, Songkhla
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 618 30.553
Teaching 562 32.325
Research 578 27.443
International Diversity 562 27.576
Financial Sustainability 628 31.696
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 692 5.9
Research Perfomance Rankings 526 34.930
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TEACHING
World Rank: 562
Country rank: 3
Score: 32.325
League: World League
Dimension
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name
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weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 578
Country rank: 4
Score: 27.443
League: World League
Dimension
weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 562
Country rank: 5
Score: 27.576
League: World League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 628
Country rank: 7
Score: 31.696
League: World League
Dimension
weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Prince of Songkla University (PSU), established in 1967 as the first university in southern Thailand, consists of five campuses offering various programs of education consistent with the needs of their communities. Moreover, PSU also comprises 30 faculties, two hospitals, and more than 40 excellence and research centers, all committed to academic excellence, strong social responsibility, and active engagement in community services. The central aims of the university are to raise general education standards and support regional industry and development. Moreover, the university aims to establish excellence in research and teaching, to provide academic services to communities, and to take an active role in the preservation of national heritage in arts and culture, especially for those from southern Thailand. Therefore, as a leading research university in Asia, PSU has contributed significantly to the development of the country and consistently turned out well-qualified graduates of high professional standing.

Mission Statement

Prince of Songkla University is a leading research university in Asia, fulfilling its inspiration of producing internationally recognized graduates, actively engaging in providing services to community, taking a leading role in the preservation and enhancement of national heritage in arts and culture Mission: - To develop the university into a society of learning based on a multi-cultural background and sufficiency economy principles, and allow the general public easy and convenient access to learning and gain from whatever forms and sources of knowledge are available at the university. - To build up expertise and take a leading role in areas of study consistent with the inherent potential of our locality and create a linkage to the global network. - To integrate and apply knowledge based on practical experiences to teaching in order to instill intellectual wisdom, virtue, competency and international world-view vision in our graduates.