UBU has topped THE Impact Ranking 2020 on Sustainable Cities and Communities: #79 internationally and #1 nationally

UBU is proud to announce that for the FIRST time ever, Ubon Ratchathani University (UBU) has joined international rankings and ranked #79 in the world for the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG): Sustainable Cities and Communities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020. In Thailand, UBU is ranked #1. 


Historically, UBU first started as a regional campus at Khon Kaen University in 1987. Three years later in 1990, UBU gained its status as an independent university. Since then, the university has been diligently working to become one of the leading universities among ASEAN. The current president, Asst. Prof. Dr. Chuntinun Prasitpuriprecha, honorably shares that, “as a university, we have always been and are continuously striving to achieve academic excellence to help promote more sustainable development for the country and the region, especially in the southern part of Northeast Thailand: a region rich in culture, history, and potential development.” To continue achieving these goals, the university will fervently align its work and missions to meet both international and national standards that will help ensure a better quality of life and education for all. 


Furthermore, in the overall THE SDG Impact Ranking 2020, UBU is ranked among the 401-600 range along with six other universities in Thailand such as Mae Fah Luang University, Mahasarakham University, University of Phayao, Prince of Songkla University, Suranaree University of Technology and Thammasat University. UBU is proud of its community and is looking forward to contributing to the further sustainable development of the country and the world.


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