Ph.D Program

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     Acceptance into ICO NIDA requires a student to have a record of academic excellence, satisfactory English test scores and sound recommendations. All submitted documents are considered in a complete review of an applicant’s credentials.

  • A completed ICO NIDA application form (download here)
  • A completed Offer Acceptance and Payment of Fees form (download here). The application fee is 1,000 baht. Please provide the money transfer receipt with the application.
  • Certified true copies of all official transcripts and all certificates
  • Certified true copies of your ID or passport and house registration (for Thai students)
  • Medical certificate
  • 2 Passport sized photos
  • A recommendation letter, preferably from university professionals and/or professional colleagues or supervisors
  • A proof of English proficiency. Click here for more detail.
  • A 1,200-word essay on a research idea or the research topic that you are planning to pursue.
  • Personal essay responding to the application questions or a YouTube link of your personal presentation

Admission: International College of National Institute of Development Administration (ICO NIDA) NIDA 148 Serithai Road, Klong-Chan, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240 Thailand

Please return your completed application form and documentation to:

    1. One of the ICO NIDA’s authorized representatives, or
    2. Students Admissions Department, International College of NIDA (ICO NIDA)
      19th Floor, Navamindradhiraj Buliding
      148 Serithai Road, Klong-Chan, Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240 THAILAND, or
    3. By email to: iconida_apply@nida.ac.th

For more information

  • English Program
    Contact person : Miss Varisa Kanharattanachai (Pui)
    Email: varisa.k@nida.ac.th
    Tel: 0 2727 3003
  • Chinese Program
    Contact person : Miss Tharana Thanphakthongkun (Mint)
    Email: tharana.tha@nida.ac.th
    WeChat : mintmint0207
    Tel: 0 2727 3560

COURSES AND SPECIALIZATIONS

Applications to the graduate program at ICO NIDA may be submitted all year round. Acceptance into the program will be notified individually.

TUITION FEES

650,000 baht / program (in nine equal payments of 72,223  baht or $2,500 USD)

Starting from semester 1/2024, the total tuition fee will be as follows:
1) Students who do not hold Thai citizenship: 747,000 baht
2) Students who hold citizenship of an ASEAN country or a low-income country as defined by https://data.worldbank.org/country/xn: 735,000 baht
3) Students who hold Thai citizenship: 687,000 baht

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