The Asian Institute of Technology
The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach. Established in Bangkok in 1959, AIT has become a leading regional postgraduate institution and is actively working with public and private sector partners throughout the region and with some of the top universities in the world. Recognized for its multinational, multi- cultural ethos, the Institute operates as a self-contained international community at its campus located 40 km (25 miles) north of Bangkok, Thailand. Besides the usual labs and academic buildings, the main campus includes housing, sports, and medical facilities, a conference center, and a library with over 230,000 volumes and 830 print and on-line periodicals. All serve to fulfill the AIT mission - to develop highly qualified and committed professionals who play leading roles in the region's sustainable development and its integration into the global economy. Currently there are 2,621 Students from 48 Countries; 15,319 Alumni from 80 Countries; and 104 Faculty from 22 Countries.