Southeast Asian Studies Program
Graduate School
Chulalongkorn University



Southeast Asia has long been the crossroad of civilization, trade, communication and power due to its strategic location.

The region has become a well-known tourist destination, region of rich biodiversity, economic growth and dynamic political development. It has inspired a great number of studies in various disciplines contributing to a vast body of knowledge on the region

Southeast Asia avails itself to scrutiny, scholastic challenges, and positive reactions to new-millennium changes. Through ASEAN, it seeks to enhance regional endeavor by formulating the East Asian Community with close cooperation with China, Japan, South Korea, and India. The dynamic growth of East Asia has captured worldwide attention where the opportunity for mutual benefit is wide open. Ethnic and religious tension challenges scholars as well as policy makers in their attempt to reach solution.

News & Activities

Field trip-2nd semester/2016 to Rachaburi Province

Our Students who studied 'Research Methology in Southeast Asian Studies' course had an opportunity to practice and conduct their field research on a field trip to Rachaburi province; during 6-8 March 2017


Maya Dania, one of our successful alumnus (2013-2015)

After graduation from SEA Chula, Maya Dania has published a novel book called "Diary Dari Bangkok" or Diary from Bangkok as well as published in Indonesian international newspaper, the Jakarta Post, that using SEA Chula as her identity.


“How to write Academic Papers and Theses” training

Southeast Asian Studies Program organized a new training on '“How to write Academic Papers and Theses” by Prof. Dr. Amara Prasithrathsint


'Intensive Burmese Language' course by Burmese teacher, Mrs. Than Than Myint

Southeast Asian Studies Program offers short course "Intensive : Burmese Language" by Burmese teacher, Mrs. Than Than Myint, the author of Myanmar Course for All series.


'Orientation' for New students enter 2nd Semester, Academic Year 2016

Southeast Asian Studies Program’s First Orientation for New students enter 2nd Semester, Academic Year 2016. To welcome New Students and introduce all they should know.


Weaving Relationship Activity

SEAS program invited all current students and alumnus to get together for the new year 2017 in order to meet and greet as well as welcoming new students of 2nd semester Academic Yr. 2016