Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna

The Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna ( RMUTL; Thai มหาวิทยาลัย เทคโนโลยี ราช มงคล ล้าน นา, RTGS: Mahawitthayalai Theknoloyi Ratchamongkhon Lanna, " Royal promising University of Technology Lanna " ) is a public university of Science and Technology in Northern Thailand. It belongs to the Rajamangala system of state technical universities. Its main campus is located in Amphoe Doi Saket, about 16 km northeast of Chiang Mai, Thailand. In addition to bachelor's and master's programs, the University also offers the study on the second-chance education. It is named after the Kingdom of Lan Na, to the northwest of Thailand belonged to the late 19th century.


The establishment of the University is shown in the VET institution " Vocational Institute ", which was built in 1957 by King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX ). Launched. In 1975 she formed a campus of the Institute of Technology and Vocational Training before in Rajamangala Institute of Technology ( RIT), North campus, was renamed in 1988. Gradually, the administration and the education was improved so that the Institute in 2003 to Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna ( RMUTL ) was collected, the campus has six cities of Northern Thailand: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Tak, Phitsanulok and Nan.

Academic institutions

The RMUTL is divided into 8 general academic units, four faculties, one college, two research institutes and institutions of knowledge and technology transfer. Here work about 1,060 faculty members and 800 support staff.


  • Faculty of Science and Agricultural Technology
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
  • Faculty of Business and Humanities
  • Faculty of Arts and Architecture


  • College of Technology and Interdisciplinary Studies


  • Research Institute of Agricultural Technology
  • Institute for Research and Development
  • Institute for Knowledge and Technology Transfer


There is a student self-administration at the RMUTL that maintains activities to arts and culture, sports, leisure and education.

Students from 17 provinces in northern Thailand are taken according to quotas and licensing systems. Several private and public funding systems can be used by low-income families to complete, including one that is similar to the German student loans.


There are several collaborations with universities, primarily from Asia (China and Malaysia ), but also with Australia ( University of South Australia ) and Germany ( Bochum University and University of Hof ).