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Royal University of Phnom Penh

Royal University of Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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MO 07:00 – 20:00 SA 07:00 – 20:00
TU 07:00 – 20:00 SU 07:00 – 20:00
WE 07:00 – 20:00
TH 07:00 – 20:00
FR 07:00 – 20:00
Description The Royal University of Phnom Penh is a national university of Cambodia, located in the capital Phnom Penh. Established in 1960, is the country's largest university. It hosts more around 20,000 students in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. It offers degrees in fields such as the sciences, humanities and social sciences, as well as vocational courses in fields such as information technology, electronics, psychology and tourism. RUPP provides Cambodia’s foremost degree-level language programs through the Institute of Foreign Languages. RUPP has full membership in the ASEAN University Network .RUPP has over 420 full-time staff. All of its 294 academic staff hold tertiary qualifications, including 24 PhDs and 132 Master's degrees. They are supported by 140 administrative and maintenance staff. The university maintains linkage networks with Cambodian and international NGOs, universities and government ministries. As a result, international and non-government organizations and government offices regularly contribute adjunct faculty members to help expand RUPP’s capacity. The Institute of Foreign Languages is the most famous division in Royal University of Phnom Penh as well as Cambodia.HistoryThe Royal University of Phnom Penh began as the Royal Khmer University in 1960. It opened during a period of intense growth in Cambodia and expanded rapidly to include a National Institute of Judicial and Economic Studies, a Royal School of Medicine, a National School of Commerce, a National Pedagogical Institute, a Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, and a Faculty of Science and Technology. The language of instruction during this period was French.With the growth of Cambodia's economy and an assertion of its historical role, modern buildings for that time were constructed in the style of the New Khmer Architecture, which has influences of Bauhaus, European post-modern architecture and traditions from Angkor.

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