The agreement is a first step for the establishment of “AMATA University” at AMATA City Chonburi, and at the same time, is the first license under the new initiative of Thai Ministry of Education to improve education in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) area of Thailand. The region, which compromises the three provinces Chonburi, Chachoengsao and Rayong, is to become a key economic center for smart, hi-tech industries paired with excellent infrastructure and facilities, an initiative of the Thai Government to move Thailand up to 4.0 levels.
Under the agreement, AMATA University will initiate the collaboration with National Taiwan University to open Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.) program focusing on intelligence manufacturing system which is expected to contribute greatly on the development of EEC area where most of the biggest industrial players are located. This initiative is a strategic move led by the Thai Government in collaboration with private sector and international education partners.