Doctoral Dual Degree Program (SIIT-JAIST)
The Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT) and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology (JAIST) are offering a dual degree doctoral program in area of Service Science which includes
various participating fields in Engineering and Technology such as:
Human Life Design,
Security and Networks,
Energy and Environment,
Bioscience and Biotechnology
Successful applicants will be enrolled as full-time students at SIIT and JAIST for the duration of four
years; the 1st and 3rd year will be spent at SIIT while the 2nd and 4th year at JAIST. Full scholarships
will be offered automatically for the two years of studying at JAIST. Other scholarships and funding
are available for the two years at SIIT. For more information, visit the Scholarships/Tuition
The program will start in August 2019. This dual doctoral degree is named as followed.
- From JAIST : Doctor of Philosophy (Knowledge Science) or Doctor of Philosophy (Information
- From SIIT : Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Technology
This dual degree program is co-found by National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC),
Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Sirindhorn
International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University. These four parties agree to develop
Ph.D. in the area of Service Science.
Research areas are listed here
Eligible applicants must have successfully completed a master's degree in Engineering or Science or related
a very good academic record and/or thesis experience; or must be a current/former master's degree student of
with at least one international journal publication; or must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50.
Admission schedule for August 2020 (Tentative). It should be noted that, during 8 May - 5 June 2020, there will be a special orientation. All applicants are expected to attend this orientation.
|1 March 2020 – 8 May 2020
||Application period. (Call for Application) (tentative)
|8 May 2020
||Applicants submit applications to SIIT.
|8 May 2020
||Application is submitted to JAIST by SIIT. JAIST will confirm with professors.
|22 May 2020
||JAIST informs the allowance of professor contact.
||Applicants contact professors to get an acceptance letter.
|5 June 2020
||JAIST informs applicants about the interview process.
|23 June 2020
||List of eligible applicants will be announced.
|2-3 July 2020
||Applicants will be interviewed.
|10 July 2020
|31 July - 2 August 2020
||Orientation (at Thailand Science Park).
Interested applicants may inquire about detailed information from the contact persons (listed here
), or from the admissions office at SIIT before submitting the
The deadline for submission of applications is 8 May 2020.
The list of application documents is shown here