Background and founding of the faculty
Faculty of Economics is an institution which was appointed based on the 11th Higher Education Development Plan, Khon Kaen University, as a faculty-level office pursuant to Article 4 of Internal Management of the Higher Education Institutions Act B.E. 2550 and the announcement of the Higher Education Commission on Criteria for Founding of Internal Offices in the Higher Education Institutions B.E. 2555. Given that Khon Kaen University had become the autonomous university, the university issued the announcement no. 1765/2558 dated the twenty-fifth of July, 2015, on Establishment of Offices of Khon Kaen University which specifies establishment of offices, including Faculty of Economics, and there was the announcement in Royal Thai Government Gazette, Issue 132, Special Section 186 Ngo dated the thirteenth of August, 2015; thus, Faculty of Economics is a faculty-level institution of Khon Kaen University. Afterwards, Khon Kaen University issued the announcement No. 125/2559 dated the fourth of February, 2016, on Management of Faculty of Economics, specifically related to the transfer of courses, students, staff and essential resources. The faculty established the dean’s office to provide any service at Building 4, 4th floor, Faculty of Management Science, as its temporary office.
With ASEAN integration and an expansion of businesses in regional areas, there has been a need for in-depth knowledge for economic development of the Greater Mekong Sub-region and for staff with knowledge and understanding of attributes of growth and problems in the region.
Faculty of Economics is thus an organization which builds specific knowledge
developed the acquired knowledge to create opportunities and equality in society
Faculty of Economics is thus an organization which builds specific knowledge developed the acquired knowledge to create opportunities and equality in society
It also serves as a mechanism in synthesizing and proposing economic policies which help propel and develop regional economy in various aspects, namely development economics, natural resource and environmental economics, health economics, international economics and industrial and innovation management economics.
Apart from its academic missions, Faculty of Economics still pursue the following missions which must be carried out to comply with the university’s vision.
Apart from its academic missions, Faculty of Economics still pursue the following missions which must be carried out to comply with the university’s vision.
Faculty of Economics Logo
Given the fact that the faculty is an organization which touches upon finance and economics with a constantly-changing dynamic, the faculty uses the symbol with such a dynamic which is the alphabet O of the world econ and furnishes it with gold leaves like expanding knowledge to society for further developments.

* To use the logo, the proportions displayed in the above figure shall be followed; to make the logo outstanding, there shall be empty space.
Identity of Khon Kaen University
KKU LOGO

* Reference: KKU Branding