Intensive Thai Program (ITP)

Intensive Thai Program (ITP)

Payap University’s Intensive Thai Program (ITP) is one of the most popular and respected Thai language courses for foreigners in Thailand.

These study programs are for non-native speakers of Thai and are offered in module format. They range from Thai 1 (Beginner – basic listening and speaking) through to Thai 8 (Thai for academic and literacy).

Dates/Day/Times: See schedule below/Monday to Thursday/9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Classes on holidays will be canceled and made up on the next available Friday.

Costs: See costs schedule below

Location: Mae Khao Campus

Intensive Thai office is on 2nd floor of the Payap University Library (Sirindhorn Learning Resource Center), Mae Khao Campus, (Behind Big C-Extra). Click here to view Location Map.

If you wish to visit the ITP office to meet a representative to discuss the Intensive Thai program it is advisable to make an appointment. Please contact:

Thai Level 1

Aj. Noi teaching the Thai Level 1 class on the Mae Khao Campus at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand.


Intensive Thai Program
Academic Year 2017 (August 2017 to July 2018)
Term Course From To Length
1 Thai 1, Thai 3, Thai 5, Thai 7 21 Aug. 2017 21 Sept. 2017 60 hrs
2 Thai 2, Thai 4, Thai 6, Thai 8 2 Oct. 2017 2 Nov. 2017 60 hrs
3 Thai 1, Thai 3, Thai 5, Thai 7 13 Nov. 2017 14 Dec. 2017 60 hrs
4 Thai 2, Thai 4, Thai 6, Thai 8 8 Jan. 2018 8 Feb. 2018 60 hrs
5 Thai 1, Thai 3, Thai 5, Thai 7 26 Feb. 2018 29 Mar. 2018 60 hrs
6 Thai 2, Thai 4, Thai 6, Thai 8 18 Apr. 2018 18 May 2018 60 hrs
7 Thai 1, Thai 3, Thai 5, Thai 7 28 May 2018 28 Jun. 2018 60 hrs
8 Thai 2, Thai 4, Thai 6, Thai 8 9 Jul. 2018 9 Aug. 2018 60 hrs


Classes are conducted between the hours of 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays (except public holiday). If classes are cancelled due to public holidays, make up sessions will be arranged on Friday during each session.

Class Fees:

One course (60 hours), handouts and application fees included. 8,000 Thai baht
Two successive courses in one enrollment (120 hours, document for visa application, handouts and application fees included. 21,000 Thai baht


  1. All fees are nonrefundable except when the course is cancelled.  Payap University will only refund money for services it can not provide which it previously promised. Once a student pays and then decides to drop the course or miss any number of remaining classes for any reason, no money will be refunded to the student.
  2. The fees do not include a textbook.
  3. If acceptance letter and visa documents are mailed by DHL please add an additional 1,500 baht payment.

 How to apply

Apply online Apply in person Mail your application
  1. Download
    the application
  2. Fill it out
  3. Attach a photo
  4. Email to
Apply at the LEC office on the 2nd floor of the library (an appointment is advisable). Mail to:
Payap University
Language Enhancement Center (LEC),
Sirindhorn Learning Resource Center (Library), 2nd Floor
Chiang Mai 50000
Please follow the payment instructions here.

For more information

Telephone: (+66) 53 241 255 ext. 7450        Email:

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