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To be admitted to one of the programs, applicants must:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree in any field or an equivalent; and

  • pass a written entrance examination in English.

Application Requirements

  • Application forms (2) (one in Khmer and one in English for Cambodian applicants; one in English for foreign applicants)

  • A certified copy of Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent and a copy of transcript

  • Good communication in English

  • Recommendation (1) from a former/current employer or professor

  • Research Plan (completed with the application forms)

  • A copy of valid ID card or a copy of family book

  • Recent 4 x 6 photos with white background (3)

  • Recent 3 x 4 photos with white background (2)

  • Satisfactory entrance examination results

  • Experience in the development sector preferred

  • Download application forms here: Khmer( DOCX PDF and English( DOCX , PDF )

    Application and Entrance Examination Fees: US$ 20.00

    Tuition Fee

    The tuition fee for the entire program (24 months) is US$ 2,000.00 for Cambodians or US$ 4,000.00 for foreigners. This fee should be paid by US$ 500.00 or 1,000.00 installment at the beginning of each semester or by US$ 1,000.00 or 2,000.00 installment at the start of each academic year.

    Class Schedule

    Weekday Time Weekend Time
    Tuesday 18:00-20:00 Saturday 08:30-11:30
    Wednesday 18:00-20:00 14:00-17:00
    Thursday 18:00-20:00 Sunday 08:30-11:30
    Friday 18:00-20:00

    Note: Students can enroll on weekdays, weekends or both on weekdays and weekends.

    Application Calendar

    Event Date
    Application deadline End of August
    Written entrance examination Mid-September
    First semester commencement Early October

    2nd intake is in February

Contact Info

Room #216A, Building A, Campus I
Tel: +855-92-791-070


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