International Partners

Payap University has faculty and student exchange partnerships with institutions all over the world.

Student Exchange Partners
Faculty Cooperation Partnerships

Student Exchange Partners

Zone/CountryInstitutionYearPurpose
Asia (19)      
Cambodia (1) The University of Cambodia November 2009 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
China (5) Shanghai Normal University December 2008 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops.
1 2 2 Dual Degree Program in Chinese Language and Culture for Chinese major students from Payap.
  Yuxi Normal University
(formerly Yuxi Teacher's College)
October 2003 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Kunming University of
Science and Technology (KUST)
October 2003 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Southwest University April 2006 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops, degree programs
  Honghe University July 2006 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
Hong Kong (1) Lingnan University March 2005 Faculty/staff/student/cultural exchange programmes, visiting scholars, short term training programmes
India (1) Sharda University January 2011 Faculty and student exchange
Japan (6) Doshisha University October 2008 General agreement of cooperation
  International Christian University (ICU) 1991 Work camps
  Keisen University
(formerly Keisen Jo-Gakuen Junior College)
August 1991
*renewed February 2010
Soc./cultural exchange, community projects, faculty/student exchange, Keisen Assisted Teacher (KAT) Japanese Dept support-program at Payap
  Kinjo Gakuin University October 2005 Faculty/student joint research project, academic exchange and activities
  J.F. Oberlin University July 2007 Faculty/student exchange, joint research, cultural, conference/workshop
  Kwansei Gakuin University January 2011 Student exchange, joint research, cultural, conference/workshop
  Kyoto Sangyo University September 2011 Student exchange
  Doshisha University October 2011 Student exchange
  Reitaku University July 2012 Student exchange
Korea (3) Mokwon University February 2011 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary November 2010 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Soongsil University January 2010 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
Australia (1)      
  Deakin University September 1994 Academic staff/student exchange, general academic development
Europe (2)      
United Kingdom Keele University October 2009 MBA in Education Program and faculty exchange/development
New Zealand (1)      
  International Pacific College January 2011 Faculty/student exchange
North America (20)      
  Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) June 1990
March 2006
Development of Graduate program in Linguistics, research S.E. Asian languages, provide staff, train Thai linguists/students, develop Applied Linguistic Training Program (ALTP), establish Linguistics Institute
  School for International Training (SIT) November 1995 World Learning summer program for high school students
  Northern Illinois University January 1996
*revised April 2007
Support sabbaticals for NIU faculty, doctoral tuition waivers for PYU students and faculty
  Oregon State System of Higher Education (OSSHE) January 1998 Student exchange, tuition waivers, workshops, faculty development/research
  Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU) January 1999 Conferences, cooperative studies, exchange faculty/students, research,special programs, increase understanding of Christian higher education
  St. Michael's College March 2000
*revised May 2006
Faculty/student exchange, joint programs
  Berea College February 2001 Faculty/Adm./student exchange, special projects
  Florida Atlantic University August 2001 Student/faculty exchange, administrative exchange, special projects for nursing students/faculty. Sent Fulbright Senior Specialist, Prof. Michael Zager, to work with Music Dept on a commercial music project in July 2006 and again in July-August 2008.
  St. Mary's College of Maryland April 2002 Faculty/student/cultural/lecture exchange, research projects, visiting scholar, short term training programs
  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire April 2004 Student/faculty/staff exchange, study tours, intercultural activities, summer program for Hmong-American students
  Pitzer College May 2004 Student/faculty/staff exchange, short-term study tours
  University of Missouri April 2006 Faculty/student exchange, joint research,cultural,conference/ workshop
  Westminster College May 2006 Faculty/student exchange, joint research,cultural,conference/ workshop, English program, degree program
  Birmingham-Southern College March 2006 Faculty/student exchange, intercultural activities, supporting educational
  International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership (IPS-L) April 2007 Run IPSL program in conjunction with Thai and Southeast Asian Studies program at Payap for students sent by IPS-L
  St. Lawrence University February 2009 Thai and Southeast Asian Studies Program, Faculty Exchange
  The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) January 2009 Run TEAN program in conjunction with Thai and Southeast Asian Studies program at Payap for students sent by TEAN
  Valparaiso University December 2009 Student exchange
South America (1)      
Ecuador La Universidad De Especialidades Espiritu Santo June 2007, Aug. 2010 Student exchange



Faculty Cooperation Partnerships

Zone/CountryInstitutionYearPurpose
Asia (18)      
Cambodia (1) The University of Cambodia November 2009 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences (YASS) May 1997 Faculty/administrator exchange, Joint Sino-Thai Research
  Yuxi Normal University
(formerly Yuxi Teacher's College)
October 2003 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Kunming University of
Science and Technology (KUST)
October 2003 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Kunming University of
Science and Technology (KUST)
June 2005 Teachers' Participation in PYU's TESOL Certificate Program
  Southwest University April 2006 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops, degree programs
  Honghe University July 2006 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
Hong Kong (1) Lingnan University March 2005 Faculty/staff/student/cultural exchange programmes, visiting scholars, short term training programmes
India (2) Sharda University January 2011 Faculty and student exchange
  Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies (AIMS) March 2009 Exchange of faculty members, IBMBA degree for AIMS students at Payap University, joint research programs/exchange academic information, joint conferences and workshops
Japan (2) Keisen University
(formerly Keisen Jo-Gakuen Junior College)
August 1991
*renewed February 2010
Soc./cultural exchange, community projects, faculty/student exchange, Keisen Assisted Teacher (KAT) Japanese Dept support-program at Payap
  Kinjo Gakuin University October 2005 Faculty/student joint research project, academic exchange and activities
Korea (3) Mokwon University February 2011 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary November 2010 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
  Soongsil University January 2010 Student/faculty exchange, research, cultural programs, conference/workshops
Australia (1)      
  Deakin University September 1994 Academic staff/student exchange, general academic development
Europe (5)      
UK (3) The University of Edinburgh April 2007 Faculty training to PhD level, faculty exchange, joint research, seminar participation, exchange academic materials
  The University of Hull September 2006 Degree programmes training, research, information exchange, joint development activities
  The University of Sheffield February 2007 Exchange of library materials, joint research activities, Master/Ph.D. programs study
Norway (2) Bergen University College February 2009 Study tours and short-term academic programs, research collaboration
  The University of Agder February 2009 Study tours and short-term academic programs, research collaboration
New Zealand (1)      
  International Pacific College January 2011 Faculty/student exchange
North America (13)      
USA (13) Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) June 1990
March 2006
Development of Graduate program in Linguistics, research S.E. Asian languages, provide staff, train Thai linguists/students, develop Applied Linguistic Training Program (ALTP), establish Linguistics Institute
  School for International Training (SIT) November 1995 World Learning summer program for high school students
  Northern Illinois University January 1996
*revised April 2007
Support sabbaticals for NIU faculty, doctoral tuition waivers for PYU students and faculty
  Oregon State System of Higher Education (OSSHE) January 1998 Student exchange, tuition waivers, workshops, faculty development/research
  Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU) January 1999 Conferences, cooperative studies, exchange faculty/students, research,special programs, increase understanding of Christian higher education
  Florida Atlantic University August 2001 Student/faculty exchange, administrative exchange, special projects for nursing students/faculty. Sent Fulbright Senior Specialist, Prof. Michael Zager, to work with Music Dept on a commercial music project in July 2006 and again in July-August 2008.
  St. Mary's College of Maryland April 2002 Faculty/student/cultural/lecture exchange, research projects, visiting scholar, short term training programs
  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire April 2004 Student/faculty/staff exchange, study tours, intercultural activities, summer program for Hmong-American students
  Pitzer College May 2004 Student/faculty/staff exchange, short-term study tours
  University of Missouri April 2006 Faculty/student exchange, joint research, cultural, conference/workshop
  Westminster College May 2006 Faculty/student exchange, joint research,cultural,conference/ workshop, English program, degree program
  Birmingham-Southern College March 2006 Faculty/student exchange, intercultural activities, supporting educational
  Grinnell College April 2010 Grinnell Corps Fellow Program for English teaching and Residential Assistants