The Central Library or Academic Resources Center and the other 16 educational own-support libraries of each faculty provide information services including reference books, official publications, monographs, journals, audiovisual materials, databases, etc. The Central Library is composed of 2 buildings: a three-storey building with 4,600 square meters and a six-storey building with 9,600 square meters, with shelving capacity of 300,000 books. Services available include circulation services, reference services, interlibrary loan, information retrieval services, photocopying services, etc. Student should bring student ID card for library card application.
Mon-Sun 9.00 AM. - 8.00 PM.
*With 24 hrs Reading area service
Close on public holiday
Circulation open Mon-Sun 9.00 AM. - 7.00 PM.
Location: Opposite Food Center 1 (Complex)
More information, visit Central Library website at http://www.library.kku.ac.th/library_eng/
or Tel. +66 4320 2541
Provides computer facilities to support the advancement of teaching, learning and research, as well as the administration of KKU. Provides training and support for email, Internet, and analyzing research data. In addition, the Computer Center provides a means of computer-related consultation and support for facilities and centers within the University, as well as similar services for outside organizations and private companies. website at http://www.computer.kku.ac.th/
Academic Service Center
Located on 5th and 6th floor of Academic Center Building. Provides academic knowledge and technical skills and experience for people in the Northeast. Through its series of both long and short training programs, it seeks to develop productive and self-reliant citizenry whilst also enhancing the relationship between the University and the regional community. There are four divisions within the Center, namely: Office of the Secretary, Training and Studying Service, Distance Learning, and Academic and Information Science.
Research Centers of Excellence
Twelve research centers of excellence have the objective to develop and strengthen our research and to effectively fulfill the needs of the local community. They are divided into five categories including Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, Technology, and Social and Pluralism in the Mekong Region. Training
Wide range of training is settled for graduate students in order to develop skills for postgraduate education. In every semester, there will be at least 1 training upon any subject provided for students for instance, information searching in library, reference composition, and etc. The Graduate School is accountable to notify to each student, if any training is to be held.
Institute of Learning and Teaching Innovation (ILTI)
The responsibility of the Institute is to develop and advance the learning and teaching (L&T) skills of students and instructors of KKU as well as those of other governmental and privatized organizations. In addition, it is to become the center of transmitting new initiatives for L&T to the public. The Institute’s vision and mission encompass advancement of L&T skills in conjunction with acquiring moral principles, student centered learning, self learning and implementation of advanced technologies.
Golden Jubilee Convention Hall
The hall was established by KKU in commemoration of the historic 50th Anniversary of his Majesty the King’s Accession to the Throne. It can accommodate 3,000 people with an additional 1,100 seats on the mezzanine level. Moreover it is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia technology and light & sound and audio-visual systems for international events, conferences, exhibitions, concerted and entertainment shows. Furthermore, building automation and security systems such as climate control and emergency power supply mean convenience as well as safety.
The Art and Culture Museum
The Museum is the center of art and culture exhibitions, cultural activities, art and handicraft and of co-operation in art and culture with other institutions. It includes an amphitheatre, two temporary exhibition rooms, and a permanent exhibition room organized to be an interactive museum, that collects information of the Northeastern culture, in order to be an educational museum and an information center for tourists.
The Research and Development Institute (RDI)
The RDI was established in 1978 to manage research activities in KKU, and in 1981 became the center of research and development of the Northeast Thailand. The RDI has driven forwards hundreds of projects with financial support from USAID and CIDA. The RDI is in charge of linking networking of public, private and non-governmental organizations to manage the sustainable development in Northeastern Thailand.
The Mekong Institute
The Mekong Institute is a unique facility providing specialized training for key public and private sector personnel in the fields of economic and administrative reform. Located on the campus of Khon Kaen University in Northeast Thailand, it serves countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) of Asia: Cambodia, Laos PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the Yunnan Province of China.