Established in 2003, The University of Cambodia is a leading private university that offers a range of degrees including Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral programs. Its twelve Colleges and Schools are officially recognized by the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), and are accredited by the Accreditation Committee of Cambodia (ACC).
In conjunction with its Colleges and Schools, UC has established several institutes to help train students in soft skills and research, including the Center for English Studies, the Skills and Career Development Center, and the ASEAN Study Center, among others. UC encourages students to get involved and thus offers several clubs for students, including UC Student Senate, UC Debate Club, UC Sports Club, and UC Cambodia Red Cross Youth Club. Additionally, UC maintains many formal relationships through Memorandums of Understanding with various national and international institutions, organizations and industry leaders, and students are able to take advantage of these partnerships via student exchanges and employment opportunities.
In an information age that demands originality, imagination and quality of education, The University of Cambodia will become the nation’s and the region’s leading university and the Centre of excellence in teaching, training, research and scholarship. Accordingly, The University of Cambodia aims to become the institution of choice for higher education in Cambodia and in the region because of its commitment to the new evolving social, economic, political and technological realities, as well as the current process of economic integration and globalization. This vision is underpinned by an unwavering commitment to quality at all levels of the University.
To support the Royal Government of Cambodia’s priority on human resource development, The University of Cambodia will:
The University of Cambodia strives to provide quality education for students to develop critical, analytical and creative thinking so they can make well-founded and ethical decisions and be part of an informed citizenry. The University promotes academic excellence at the national, regional and international levels and responds to the call for interdisciplinary research, teaching and training, by rethinking the structure and purpose of higher education in Cambodia.
The implementation of this involves nurturing and supporting a diverse faculty to engage in active research to bring excellence and innovation into the classroom, and to respond to the needs of students and the community. The faculty embodies the university’s interactive approach to change Cambodia’s higher education by way of:
We aim to achieve the above through a set of Eight goals, to further increase the quality of our teaching; promote an interest and capacity for research and independent study; and thus students are encouraged to challenge themselves to develop to further develop their soft skills and their openness to life-long learning, for the benefit of themselves and all of Cambodia.