Functions of Chulabhorn Graduate Institute

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute is mandated to perform the following functions: to produce graduates at the graduate level, to engage in research, to develop beneficial applications of research results, and to provide academic services to society. The Institute has an administrative board attached to it, which manages its functions and activities, and the rector who is appointed by a royal command of His Majesty the King.

Functions of the Institute’s Administrative Board

 

1. To lay down policies and work plans of the Institute in accordance with the policy of the Royal Academy and the objectives for the establishment of the Institute
2. To devise and submit a budget plan for approval by the Royal Academy Council
3. To formulate guidelines for, and oversee, the administration of the Institute
4. To consider filling positions, allowance contributions, and performance-related rewards
5. To review academic promotion applications before submitting them to the members of the Chulabhorn Royal Academy Council for consideration
6. To consider students’ disciplinary matters in compliance with the regulations
7. To consider filling academic-staff and supporting personnel positions in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Royal Academy Council, and to review the personnel whose work performance has not satisfied the job criteria, before submitting the matters to the Chulabhorn Royal Academy Administrative Board
8. To consider setting up, merging, changing, dissolving, and dividing internal departmental units
9. To consider academic programs for submission to the Chulabhorn Royal Academy Council Board for approval
10. To formulate regulations and procedural standards and issue administrative announcements on general administration, personnel administration, financial administration, accounting, procurement and budgeting, research, provision of academic and professional services to society, and any other activities related to the Institute’s functions, and in accordance with the policies and regulations of the Royal Academy Council
11. To appoint committees, sub-committees, and working groups, or assign any person to carry out any task that is under the authority of the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute Administrative Board
12. To make arrangements for the delivery of the academic programs in compliance with the relevant academic regulations of the Royal Academy
13. To carry out any other assignment of the Royal Academy.

Functions of Chulabhorn Graduate Institute Rector

 

1. To administer the Institute’s affairs in compliance with the law, regulations, orders, and announcements of the Royal Academy as pursuant to the policies and objectives of the Institute
2. To accomplish functions on personnel, financial, and procurement management, as well as administration of other properties of the Institute, in compliance with the decisions, law, regulations, orders, and announcements of the Royal Academy and the Institute
3. To appoint the Institute’s Assistant Rector or remove him/her from the said position
4. To fill a staff position, take disciplinary action against a staff member, or dismiss him/her from a position in compliance with the Royal Academy’s regulations/authorization
5. To prepare development and action plans for the time period designated by the Royal Academy, and undertake the monitoring and evaluation of the various programs and activities carried out by the Institute
6. To procure resources from various sources to support the undertakings of the Institute to fulfill its objectives
7. To prepare the Institute’s income and expenditure budgets for submission to the Royal Academy Council
8. To present a report on the various aspects of the Institute’s performance and its annual report to the Royal Academy Council
9. To perform any other function in accordance with the law, regulations, and announcements of the Institute or as assigned by the Royal Academy Council.

The Institute’s Academic Programs

 

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute offers six academic programs in three main areas. Each academic program is an international one which uses English as the language of instruction. The three main areas and their respective academic programs are as follows:

1. Environmental Toxicology

1.1 Master of Science Program in Environmental Toxicology
1.2 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Environmental Toxicology

 

2. Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

2.1 Master of Science Program in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health
2.2 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

 

3. Chemical Biology

3.1 Master of Science Program in Chemical Biology
3.2 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Chemical Biology