Assumption University, or AU, is non-profit institution administered by the Brothers of St. Gabriel, a worldwide Catholic religious order devoted to education and philanthropic activities which was founded, in France, in 1705 by St. Louis Marie De Montfort. The congregation has been operating educational institutions in Thailand for more than 115 years. There are 18 Gabrielite institutions in all, covering every level of study. AU is known as the “First International university of Thailand” with both a large international student body as well as an international faculty. Students from more than 140 nations around the world attend AU because of its academic excellence, owing to its use of English language as the medium of instruction and most importantly, the faculty composition at AU which is approximately 40% non-Thai. Its international instructors bring with them a wealth of multi-cultural experience and education from more than 40 different countries. A good many degree programs are offered with long – standing partner institutions from around the world. AU has more than 100 student exchange and academic collaboration agreements with national and international institutions.
The University is an international community of scholars, enlivened by Christian inspiration, engaged in the pursuit of truth and knowledge, serving human society, especially through the creative use of interdisciplinary approaches and cyber-technology.