About CIA

Center for International Affairs

International Activities

Welcome to the Center for International Affairs (CIA). The primary mission of CIA is to serve as a strategic partner within Walailak University to drive forward its internationalization and global collaborations at a university level. Within this framework, CIA has five main missions:

Mission

Welcome to the Center for International Affairs (CIA). The primary mission of CIA is to serve as a strategic partner within Walailak University to drive forward its internationalization and global collaborations at a university level. Within this framework, CIA has five main missions:

Staff and Student Mobility

  • Facilitate international exchange, joint degree programs, and short visit with overseas universities for students and faculty members
  • Encourage and facilitate WU Schools in developing 3+1 programs
  • Facilitate WU Schools in attracting visiting professors to improve teaching, learning, and research
  • Help WU students with their visa extension and
  • Disseminate information on grants and scholarships for overseas studies

International Outlook Activities

  • Assist WU Schools and international academic/professional institutions to organize and hold international conferences at the University.
  • Coordinate hospitality, collaborative meetings and support services for visiting international scholars
  • Logistical support for international events on campus
  • Support the enhancement of WU’s standing/image internationally at all times

 Global Collaboration

  • Communicate with overseas institutions to develop concrete collaboration activities on campus, foster links with global higher educational institutions to support the effort of furthering this mission
  • Provide WU executive support for international negotiations overseas
  • Provide up-to-date and comprehensive information for joint activities with foreign organizations
  • Enhance academic collaboration with international institutions of higher learning in line with the internationalization strategy of the University

Research Collaboration Assistance

  • Assist in providing information about research funding offered by international funding agencies
  • Disseminate the research success of WU researchers to gain global viability and enhance research collaborations
  • Analyze and report on the university’s current research collaborations

Rankings

  • Coordinate with WU working units to gather data for the submission to the THE Impact Rankings, QS Asia Rankings, and THE World University Rankings
  • Analyze and report on results to develop strategies to continuously improve in the Rankings

WALAILAK UNIVERSITY
Center for International Affairs

222 Thaiburi, Thasala, Nakhon Si Thammarat,
80160 Thailand

Tel : +66-7547-6353-6, +66-7567-3000

e-mail : interaffairs.wu@gmail.com