History

History

School of Law, Assumption University was established in June 1992, as the eighth school of the university. The objectives of establishment are to produce graduates in legal profession specializing in business law. The School emphasizes on its graduates to be fulfilled with knowledge, competency in business law, general law, and effective English skills, being qualified, moral, ethical persons, and capable to perform their legal profession correspond to political and economic conditions, and the needs of society. In addition, to promote and to develop law graduates to be good role models to correctly abide by in accordance with the ethics of profession.

In the year 2002, the School opened its teaching and learning in Graduate study level, majoring in Master Degree of Laws in Business Law for graduates who wanted to develop themselves in business law in various fields such as law on industry, finance, banking, import-export, investment, and international trade, etc.

Later on, the School provided the curricular Master Degree of Laws in Public Law, Master Degree of Laws in Business Law (International Program), and Master Degree of Laws in Taxation Law.

In the year 2011, the School opened the curriculum Master of Art in International Law and Diplomacy, also provided ASEAN laws in the free elective subjects category both undergraduate and graduate study levels for the preparation of ASEAN Community in 2015 since the second semester of academic year 2013.

In academic year 2014, the School adjusted the names of program faculty members in three programs which were Public Law, Business Law, and Taxation Law to promote lecturers’ qualification in accordance with the criteria specified by the Office of Higher Education Commission. The School was stopped the student admission for Public Law and Taxation Law, due to the decreasing in the number of students and the effect to break-even point of the program administration. For the existing students, the School will look after them until all students of those two programs will graduate their studies.

Vision, Mission and Strategies

Vision

To be an outstanding business law school in Thailand offering excellent legal education, producing moral and ethical graduates with in-depth knowledge in ASEAN and international business law through experienced and highly qualified faculty members.

Mission

The School of Law employs a competitively designed curriculum recognized by local and international law communities, excellent academic support activities, and committed, experienced and highly qualified lecturers to provide high quality education and produce well-qualified graduates to serve both international and ASEAN communities.

Strategies

1. To develop the curriculum and maximize quality assurance measure for recognized by local and international law communities.
2. To implement and develop the administrative, management and quality assurance systems.
3. To produce competitive students with strong English and legal knowledge to capably compete with law graduates inside and outside Thailand, and to appreciate and aware of the value of Thai cultures.
4. To produce academic works and research which benefit society.
5. To establish the School of Law acts as a law center to serve local and international communities.

Uniqueness and Identity

Uniqueness

School of Law adopts the uniqueness characteristics of the university.

“An International Catholic University”

Emphasis and strength reflecting uniqueness

  • Catholic University
    1. Catholic values
      Catholic symbols
      Catholic leader
      Liturgical services
  • International University
    1. International programs
      International scholars
      International students
      International recognition
      Learning environment
Identity

School of Law adopts the identity of the university.

Identity of Assumption University students

  • Ethics
    1. Integrity
      Social consciousness
      Discipline
      - Self-discipline
      - Social discipline
  • English Proficiency
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
    1. Leadership
      Management knowledge
      Labor omnia vincit