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The Silpakorn University ( Thai มหาวิทยาลัย ศิลปากร , RTGS Mahawitthayalai Sinlapakon [ sǐnlápaːkɔːn ] English Silpakorn University , in short, SU, translated "University of Fine Arts") is a public university in Bangkok . The university was founded in 1943 at the suggestion of the Italian - Thai artist Corrado Feroci, who as a Thai citizen carried the name of Silpa Bhirasri .
Silpakorn University is the nation's leading university in the fields of archeology and the fine arts , although many other faculties have been added to this day.
In 1939 Mom Luang Pin Malakula founded the Pranete Silpakam School on the grounds of the Tha Pra Palace . Four years later, in the middle of World War II , it became Thailand's third state university.
In 1968 the university received permission to offer additional courses. This led to the establishment of the campus in Nakhon Pathom, east of Highway 321.
The Silpakorn University has four campuses:
- Tha Phra Palace , Bangkok
- Taling Chan , Bangkok (Presidium, Music Faculty, Graduate College, International College, Sanskrit Studies Center)
- Sanam Chan Palace, Nakhon Pathom
- Phetchaburi IT Campus, Phetchaburi
Silpakorn University has 13 faculties, a graduate school and a college.
- Faculty of Painting , Sculpture and Graphics
- Faculty of Architecture
- Faculty of Archeology
- Faculty of Decorative Arts
- Faculty of Philology (or Humanities )
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Technology
- Faculty of Livestock and Agricultural Process Studies
- Faculty of Music
- Faculty of Administration
- Faculty of Information and Communication Technology
In the QS World University Ranking 2013, Silpakorn University took fifth place in history within Thailand.
Impressions from the Tha Phra Campus
- ↑ QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2013 Country File Thailand. (PDF) Archived from the original on January 6, 2014 ; accessed on November 28, 2015 .
Coordinates: 13 ° 45 ′ 10.9 ″ N , 100 ° 29 ′ 28 ″ E