Mahidol University International College (MUIC)

Nakhon Pathom
Thailand

Language of instruction

English

Mahidol University International College (MUIC) is the first international bachelor's program at a public university in Thailand. After establishing in 1986, MUIC has grown to offer a diver range of undergraduate programs in Arts, Sciences and Management.

The University is located in Salaya, within the Nakhon Pathom province. Nakhon Pathom is often referred to as Thailand's oldest city and is well-known for its temple and fruit orchards.

Semester dates

UQ Semester Host Semester Dates
Semester 1 2nd and 3rd Trimester January–July
Semester 2 1st Trimester September–December

Exchange at MUIC is only available in the 1st Trimester (UQ Semester 2) through the BEL Faculty Asia-Pacific Hospitality Management Program.

View the MUIC academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

MUIC has online resources to help get more from your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Student testimonials

Full-time study load

16 credits, or 4 courses per trimester, at MUIC is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Minimum academic requirements

You will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.5 to study at MUIC.

Find courses

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 

Search the MUIC course catalogue if courses do not appear in the database.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Event, hospitality, hotel and tourism management

Course restrictions

Exchange programs at MUIC are available for BEL Faculty BIHTM single and/or dual students only. Exchange starts in UQ semester 2 only.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Accommodation

MUIC is not offering on-campus housing to incoming students. There's a list of private accommodation nearby the campus available. Most of the exchange and visiting students are staying at Bundit House, if you wish to stay over there, please contact them directly at bundithouse@gmail.com, and the MUIC Office of Student Affairs will provide assistance in applying for off-campus accommodation.

Cost of living

To help students prepare for their exchange, MUIC provides an estimated basic cost of living for students.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Insurance

Students approved to participate in the Student Exchange Program are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

All MUIC students, including foreign nationals, enjoy limited health coverage under the University Health Insurance plan.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

MUIC provides visa and immigration information for incoming exchange students.

Contact the Royal Thai Embassy for more visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, Global Experience programs to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Register your travel plans

We recommend that you register your travel plans on the Smartraveller website so that the Australian Government can contact you or your family in an emergency.

Non-Australian citizens should register with their closest consulate.

Exchange deadlines

May 31 for Semester 1 of the following year.

October 31 for Semester 2 of the following year.