Generally, academic institutes (schools, collages, universities) can request the “” from THNIC which manage *.th domains, but they are not required to have such type of domain.

Around the world

Mostly, educational domain name vary from country to country. In the UK, a domain of certain universities will end with such as University of Cambridge ( While .edu is being use in the US, e.g. Juniata College’s or MIT’s I would have to say that the ones in the US are rater shot and convenient.

On the other side of the world, China uses (not For example, I am studying in Xi’an Jiaotong University and our domain is

Weird things in Thialand

Most major institutions in Thialand, that is virtually all universities, have their domain nicely organized. Majority of them use their abbrevation such as Srinakharinwirot Univerwisity (SWU) uses However, there are some that do not, such as and

The situation get more messy at the school level. Some school use .com domain. No matter if they are public or private, they can obtain status such as and

I hope this post will help explain things, not confusing them up :-).

Pargorn - Bangkok 2020