History and Current Generality
Buriram Rajabhat University is located on 349 Jira Road, Naimuang sub-district, Muang district, Buriram province near the City Hall. The university is situated on a plot of land covering 297 rai, 1 ngan and 27 square wah (about 475,604 square meters).
This plot of land was originally used as an airport of the Thai Royal Air Force. Later on the western part of the land was donated to the Special Operating Agency under the Provincial Police Constabulary and the Office of Accelerated Rural Development while the eastern area was given to Buriram province for utilizing it as a location for Buriram Teachers’ College.
Buriram Rajabhat University was initially named as “Buriram Teachers’ College” which was established in line with the needs of government officials and local people led by the former provincial governor, Mr. Surawuthi Bunyanu and members of parliament in Buriram constituency. It was set up in response to Thailand’s great demand of producing a large number of qualified teachers.