What are the objective of CGN?
To mobilize the resources of Chulalongkorn University in order to achieve a global status, recognized internationally in terms of standards and quality of its academic performance, as the location for the creation, collection and dissemination of knowledge in area studies and analysis of problems from local to global levels, as well as to produce graduates in area studies of high quality, and to act as the “Thai-Asian-World Educational Gateway” with following goals:
Creation and collection of knowledge
Generate area specific knowledge in an integrated manner (multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary, and between theory and practice), create in-depth knowledge in areas known to the Thai public, and pioneer knowledge acquisition in areas un-familiar to Thailand.
Creation of personnel
Production of qualified personnel with specific knowledge and internationally recognized.
Academic service to society
Dissemination of relevant knowledge to defined target groups, at both the policy (namely law-make officials in various ministries) and practical levels, including the business community and the general public.
The strategies to achieve these goals are the following: