School of Global Studies, Thammasat University
The School of Global Studies (SGS) is a new and innovative academic initiative within Thammasat University and a front runner in adopting an interdisciplinary approach in social innovation within Thailand, Southeast Asia and beyond with a track record of excellent research on social determinants of well-being, student centered teaching, and academic service relevant to community needs.
The School enjoys a unique position of being a national, regional and global focal point for global studies, human security and well-being with collaborative relationships with academic and professional communities.
For the past 2 years, The School has worked with selected Burmese migrant communities along the Thai-Myanmar border to develop social innovation programs that address the challenges they face. The human centered design approach has helped facilitate the communities in co creating interventions.