English schools in Asia
Assumption University was initially originated from Assumption Commercial College in 1969 as an autonomous higher education institution under the name of Assumption School of Business. In 1972, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, it was officially established as Assumption Business Administration College or ABAC. In May 1975, it was accredited by the Ministry of University Affairs. In 1990, it was granted new status as "Assumption University" by the Ministry of University Affairs.
The University is a non-profit institution administered by the Brothers of St. Gabriel, a worldwide Catholic religious order, founded in France in 1705 by St. Louis Marie De Montfort, devoted to education and philanthropic activities. The congregation has been operating many educational institutions in Thailand since 1901.
The University is an international community of scholars, enlivened by Christian inspiration, engaged in the pursuit of truth and knowledge, serving the human society, especially through the creative use of interdisciplinary approaches and cybertechnology.
The University is fully accredited by the Ministry of University Affairs. Its graduates enjoy the privileges accorded to State University graduates. Its academic standards are accepted by the Civil Service Commission of Thailand.
Assumption University is recognized in the USA and other countries and the transfer of credits from the University are accepted abroad. Graduates from the University can pursue advanced Degrees anywhere in the world. Assumption University is listed in the Handbook of Universities and other Institutions of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES in Paris, France.
The University is recognized by:
The Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
The Association of Southeast Asian Institution of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
The International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)