Prince of Songkla University

About Prince of Songkla University

Prince of Songkla University  (PSU) is a prominent institution of higher education located in southern Thailand. Known for its dedication to academic excellence, research, and community development, PSU provides students with a comprehensive and enriching educational experience.

A Brief History

Founded in 1967, Prince of Songkla University was established to meet the educational and research needs of the southern region of Thailand. Its name honors His Royal Highness Prince Mahidol Adulyadej, the father of modern medicine and public health in Thailand. Over the years, PSU has expanded its academic offerings, research capabilities, and community engagement initiatives. It has grown to become one of Thailand’s leading universities, with campuses in several southern provinces. 

General Information

Prince of Songkla University has multiple campuses, with the main campus located in Hat Yai, Songkhla Province. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs across diverse disciplines, including sciences, engineering, health sciences, social sciences, and the arts. PSU is recognized for its strong emphasis on research, collaborating with national and international partners to address pressing regional and global challenges. 


Six popular courses


The university provides engineering programs in various disciplines, including electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and computer engineering. These courses equip students with a strong foundation in engineering principles and practical skills.

Computer Science and Information Technology

Given the increasing demand for IT professionals, PSU offers courses in computer science, information technology, and software engineering. These programs prepare students for careers in software development, IT management, and related fields.

Business Administration and Management

PSU's business school offers popular programs in business administration, management, and related disciplines. These courses equip students with essential business skills and knowledge, preparing them for leadership roles in various industries.

Environmental Science and Management

PSU offers programs in environmental science and management, addressing critical issues related to environmental conservation, natural resource management, and sustainable development.

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Given the region's significance as a tourist destination, PSU provides programs in tourism and hospitality management. These courses prepare students for careers in the tourism and hospitality industry, including hotel management, event planning, and tourism marketing.

Medicine and Health Sciences

PSU's Faculty of Medicine is highly regarded, offering programs in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. These programs prepare students for careers in healthcare, medical research, and public health initiatives.