MABE accepts applicants who graduated with a Bachelor Degree in any field. 

Detail on an admission procedure will be announced by MABE committees.

The application period for MABE normally begins in February and ends in May of each year and the first semester will begin in August of the same year. 

To apply for MABE, applicants must complete TWO steps!!

  1. Register with The Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University:
    • Visit
    • Create a new account and fill in the form.
    • For detailed guidance, refer to the “Registration process” at the Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University here.
  2. Submit Required Documents to MABE Application Form:
    • During the application period, submit all necessary documents through the MABE application form here.
    • There are two sections in the MABE application form. Fill out your personal information in section 1. Once you finish, click NEXT to proceed to section 2 where you can upload your application documents.

*Complete both steps to ensure a successful application.

Admission Criteria

1. Complete a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any major from an accredited university. For those applicants who complete a two-year Bachelor’s degree using a Diploma degree or its equivalent, ones need to submit a Diploma degree Transcript along with the application form.

2. English Proficiency Test. MABE requires that such an English proficiency test must be taken within 2 years prior to the announcement of the final results (of eligible applicants).

  • 2.1 Applicants with one of the following qualifications are exempted from submitting an English proficiency test score when applying for MABE:
  • Applicants whose mother tongue is English. (citizen of UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand)
  • Applicants graduated from an international program (English program).
  • 2.2 Applicants who do not have the qualifications as indicated in 2.1 must take one of the following English proficiency tests, TOEFL, IELTS or CU- TEP with the following conditions; MABE requires a minimum score as follows:
  • CU-TEP at least 61
  • TOEFL (paper-based) at least 500
  • TOEFL (internet-based) at least 61
  • Academic IELTS at least 5.5

3. Applicants for Non-Thesis option.

  • Applicants for a Non-Thesis option must have at least 1 year working/ training experience.

4. All qualified applicants must sit for an interview.

  • As scheduled.

5. Foreign applicants.

  • Individually considered by the Committee

Required documents for application

  1. Complete application form, download [here].
    Note: the application number required for filling in the MABE application form is located in the top left corner of the registration results obtained from the Graduate School during the first step (ex. 4322-XXXX or 4323-XXXX).
  2. Copy of ID card (for Thai) / Copy of Passport (for Foreigner).
  3. Copy of an official transcript from the previous university or college.
  4. Copy of degree certificate.
  5. CV / Current resume.
  6. Two letters of recommendation from referees:
    • An applicant can either use the MABE recommendation form or have your referees write their own letters.
    • Submission options:
      1. Applicants can include the letters of recommendation in the MABE application form.
      2. Referees can send the recommendation letter directly to MABE’s email: and please kindly instruct referees mention the applicant’s name in their email.
      3. Sealed Letter: Kindly send the sealed letter to the MABE office using express delivery services. Additionally, please make sure to include a note in the online application form confirming that you have sent it via express delivery.
  7. Two one-inch sized photos (no later than six months).
  8. Scores of TOEFL, Academic IELTS or CU-TEP.
  9. Application fee 1,000 Thai Baht. [how to pay]
  10. Copy of a result of registration at the Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University. [how to register]
  11. Certificate of employment for non-thesis applicants (optional).

If the transcript is incomplete (you have not yet graduated), just send us the latest transcript issued by the university and promptly send the complete transcript (indicating that you already graduated) to MABE after you receive it before the end of July.

To upload your files to the MABE application form, please name each file with your name and the type of document you’re uploading. For example,
1. John Smith_applicationform.pdf
2. John Smith_IDcard.pdf
3. John Smith_transcript.pdf

Application Period for the academic year 2024

The application period for MABE normally begins in February and ends in May of each year.The first semester will begin in August of the same year. The application periods and interview dates are as follows:

Application PeriodApplication processAnnouncement of interview listInterview Date Announcement of Result
Round 1
February 1 – 29, 2024
Submitting the application form and all supporting documents.March 7, 2024March 9, 2024March 22, 2024
Round 2
March 1- April 17, 2024
Submitting the application form and all supporting documents.April 25, 2024April 28, 2024May 10, 2024
Round 3
April 18 – May 15, 2024
Submitting the application form and all supporting documents.May 20, 2024May 21, 2024May 31, 2024
May 31, 2024Announce the final result
June 5, 2024MABE First Meeting 2024

Additional Important Information

  1. Applicants can submit the application form and all supporting documents in person at the MABE office, 5th floor Room 508/2 Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University (Monday-Friday during 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.) or online through the website.
  2. The details of the interview will be given on a MABE website before the actual interview date. Make sure to check such a detail prior to an interview.
  3. The final result will be announced at the Faculty of Economics’ entrance (ground floor) and MABE Website.
  4. Applicants accepted by MABE must participate in an MABE first meeting on June 5, 2024. Additional detail will be announced on MABE website.

Intensive Course

The intensive courses are offered every year from July through June. Students with no undergraduate preparation in economics will need to attend the intensive courses in the area of prerequisites prior to the first semester. In addition, students are required to have successfully completed a college-level course in calculus with a grade of B or better or a non-credit mathematics course offered in the intensive courses. The 60-hour intensive courses provide basics for students on the following subjects: Mathematics, Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Accounting.