Intensive Thai Program (ITP)


Intensive Thai Program – On-site Course

Intensive Thai Program – Online Course


For over 30 years, the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University has offered a wide selection of Thai language and culture courses for foreigners for various purposes: academic improvement, business, or personal enrichment.

The program consists of three levels—beginner (courses 1-3), intermediate (courses 4-6), and advanced (courses 7-9). Each level consists of three 6-week courses of Thai language instruction. Students at the advanced level will also focus on society and culture in addition to the Thai language. Classes run from Monday to Friday. Apart from learning Thai, students will engage in cultural exploration through participation in language and cultural training offered by CTFL.

LEVEL : Beginner (1-3); Intermediate (4-6); Advanced (7-9)

Interested applicants with a beginning Thai background can contact CTFL staff for a placement test. The staff will notify you of the placement test date. CTFL reserves the right to offer placement tests only to registered students who have already paid the tuition fee.

– from Monday to Friday (3 hours a day, for 6 weeks, including the examinations)
– 100 hours : 90 hours of classes (5 days x 3 hours x 6 weeks)+ 10 hours for Language and Cultural Training
*Once a week, Language and Cultural Training is arranged in the other half of the day.

COURSE START : every course starts at the odd months.
(Advanced level 7-9 are rotated courses which you can start from 7-8-9, 8-9-7, or 9-7-8)

MATERIALS : included

SYLLABI : (click on each banner to download syllabus)






Both on-site and online course is available!

Intensive Thai Program – On-site Course

Intensive Thai Program – Online Course

(Payment is allowed up to 3 courses in a time.)

Onsite courses

29,500 THB/Course

Online courses

23,000 THB/Course (with e-book)

23,500 THB/Course (with paper-book delivery)


Guideline to Intensive Thai Program

Each course consists of 100 hours of instruction, extra-curricular activities and assessment. Intensive Thai 1 will focus on basic listening and speaking skills. From Intensive Thai 2, the students will learn Thai letters.