Soka University Thai Office
Soka University was selected for the Top Global University Project initiated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2014. As one of its initiatives, the Soka University Overseas Office in Thailand (Thammasat University-Soka University Liaison Office) was established at the Thammasat University on June 28, 2016. The office provides information and advice to students in the Philippines who are considering studying in Japan, while also assisting Soka University students studying in the Philippines. The office also works on various activities such as strengthening cooperation with partnering universities.
2022/04/05Interview with International Students Studying at Soka University Published on the Top Global University Project Website
2021/11/10Scholarship Awards CeremonyFaculty of International Liberal Arts
2021/08/27Latest Edition of Soka University’s Top Global University Project Initiatives Pamphlet Now Available!
2021/03/16【March 28th, 2021】Online Explanatory Session for Soka University Undergraduate English Medium Program Admissions for International Students
2020/09/14An online admission consultation meeting was held by the International Students from Thailand
2019/11/05Visit to the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University and introducing the exchange program system
2019/10/11Soka University representative participated in the 7th Term "NIHONGO Partners" Program Thailand Interim Reporting Meeting
- About SOKA University
【SOKA University Introduction movie】 A Global Hub for Humanistic Education 2020
- Undergraduate Faculties/Graduate Schools
English Medium Programs
- Global Education
Challenges and Outlook for a Top Global University
Read about Soka University's initiatives, its achievements, and the future outlook and also interviews with the Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and an international student studying at the University.
Becoming a Global Hub Fostering Creative Global Citizens to Lead a Diverse Society
Global Leaders Driving the Next Generation (International student interview)
- International Exchanges
Soka University concluded an exchange agreement between Chulalongkorn University, Thailand in 1975 and has been developing friendship with 4 universities eversince to develop and promote friendly exchanges in Thailand. The University has concluded academic exchange agreements with 223 universities in 61 countries and regions (as of January 2020), and in addition to the student exchange study abroad programs, it has been accelerating its student and faculty exchanges as well as research exchanges through programs such as the double degree programs and short-term exchange programs. Approximately 900 Japanese students experience studying abroad each year and approximately 800 international students study at the University.
Exchange Partners in Thailand*: Universities with student exchange programs
- August 17, 2017:
The 1st Thammasat University - Soka University Joint Seminar (at Thammasat University)
- June 28, 2018:
The 2nd Thammasat University – Soka University Joint Seminar (at Soka University)
- August 22, 2019:
The 3rd Thammasat University – Soka University Joint Seminar (at Thammasat University)
International Exchange Partners
- August 17, 2017:
Thai OfficeThammasat University-Soka University Liaison Office
Location: Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University, 2 Prachan Road, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phone: +66-(0)98-552-5925 *May not be able to answer during office closure.
SOKA University CampusSoka University is located in Hachioji, a suburb of Tokyo and major university community, and founded on the principles of humanistic education. Standing among the verdant forests of the Tama foothills, the spacious, 810,000-square meter campus represents an ideal environment for scholarship and for the fostering of genuinely capable, contributive individuals.
For Undergraduate ProgramsUnder construction
For Preparatory Japanese Language Program (Bekka)/Non-degree ProgramUnder construction
For Thai Office
Q. What are the opening hours for the Thai Office？A. The opening hours depend on the day, so please contact us in advance before visiting.
*The office will be closed for an indefinite period of time due to the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Please contact us via email or phone to arrange consultation online or on phone.
Q. In which languages do the office operate in?A. Thai, Japanese, and English.
Q. I want to consult about studying at Soka University. Who and how should I contact?A. Please contact the Soka University Thai Office via email or phone.
Q. Do you provide any support in obtaining visa etc.?A. If you are accepted to a program, a Certificate of Eligibility will be sent to you from the Soka University International Affairs Office. Please apply for your visa at the Japanese embassy in your country. You will need to apply on your own but we can give advices as support.
Due to COVID-19, there may be some changes in the application processes, so please make sure to check the website of the Japanese embassy of your country and/or contact the Soka University International Affairs Office.
Q. I want to learn more about Soka University. Do you have events such as explanatory meetings or open-house? Also, I have plans to visit Japan and want to visit Soka University. Are campus tours available?A. We hold entrance examination information meetings every year in Thailand.
*Due to COVID-19, we may be holding the meetings online.
Campus tours are currently not available due to COVID-19.
You can take a virtual tour of the campus from this link.
Q. What is the university's primary contact in Japan?