How to apply


To apply for the PhD or Master's in Public Policy program, please download the application form, fill in all the fields, and send the form plus all required documents as attachments to the
email: spp@cmu.ac.th

PhD Application Form
Master Application Form

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (PhD PROGRAM)


  • Letter of Intent/ motivation letter
  • CMU-SPP Doctoral Program Application Form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research Ideas
  • Coursework Track: 1,000-2,000 words
    Thesis-only Track: maximum 5,000 words
  • Master thesis abstract
  • One copy of official Master's Degree certificate and transcript
  • Certified proficiency in English, awarded within the last 2 years: choices are between TOEFL (500 points paper based; 173 computer based; 61 iBT) or IELTS (score 6.5) or TEGS (at least 65)

*This is not necessary for native English speakers or students who have had English as language of instruction at the university they previously studied at (certified by the university).

  • Two letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with your academic and/or professional background.
  • One copy of Thai National ID or Passport
  • Test results such as GRE, GMAT, list of publications (optional)

Required documents (Master Program)


  • Letter of Intent/ motivation letter stating the type of policy interest
  • CMU-SPP Master Program Application Form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One copy of official Bachelor's Degree certificate and transcript
  • Certified proficiency in English, awarded within the last 2 years: choices are between TOEFL (500 points paper based; 173 computer based; 61 iBT) or IELTS (score 6.5) or TEGS (at least 65)

*This is not necessary for native English speakers or students who have had English as language of instruction at the university they previously studied at (certified by the university).

  • Two letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with your academic and/or professional background.
  • One copy of Thai National ID or Passport
  • Test results such as GRE, GMAT, list of publications (optional)

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