Walailak University Executives Attend the 19th ASEA-UNINET Plenary Meeting in Penang

Walailak University (WU) has recently applied to become a member of the ASEAN-EUROPEAN Academic University Network (ASEA-UNINET). From 26 February to 1 March 2024, the university's executives traveled to Penang, Malaysia, to participate in the 19th ASEA-UNINET Plenary Meeting held at the School of the Arts, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

This university initiative, led by WU Center for International Affairs (CIA), aims to enhance the university's internationalization in education and research, fostering collaborations with member universities in Southeast Asian and European countries. Since its foundation in 1994, ASEA-UNINET has grown to include more than 90 universities from 16 countries. For more information about member countries, visit

During the event at USM, the WU executive team, consisting of Professor Dr. Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, President; Associate Professor Dr. Surin Maisrikrod, Vice President; and Assistant Professor Dr. Patnarin Supakorn, Director of CIA, presented Walailak University's achievements in education, research, and collaborations.

Kicking start as a new member of ASEA-UNINET, Assistant Professor Dr. Amit Jaisi from WU School of Pharmacy will develop his research project, which received the Ernst Mach Grant from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science, and Research, and will collaborate with professors from the Medical University of Vienna and the University of Graz. He will also send his supervised graduate students to conduct research at the University of Vienna for eight months.