The Cambodian Mekong University was established on September 29, 2003 through the collaborative effort of Cambodia-Japan counterpart on its own building. This cooperation had made an impact on students and guardian’s confidence but also an identity for a long term investment on educational sector.
The Cambodian Mekong University campus is located in the capital of the city with an area of about-25,000-square-meter land along Str. 271, Sankat Teuk Thla, Khan Russey Keo and about 2 hectares of football field behind the Brighton University. The campus comprises of two buildings with the tallest having a total of six floors. Food, sports, and security services are available to support students’ needs around the campus.
On the first floor of the main building, standing vertically in front of the high way, is a valuable and educational library opposite counter 2. It is packed with approximately 20,000 volumes in the fields of science and technology, arts and foreign languages, economics, manage-ment tourism, philosophy and so on. All of those are recognized internationally, although some of them are written in Khmer
The Cambodian Mekong University Computer Center distributes to its students 300 computers within four (labs) rooms. The center acquaints students with the use of computers as tools for working with a lot of information in high technology environment. Sitting opposite the screens, the students are able to gather the latest information from various sites throughout the world through the internet link.
The Objective of the Cambodian Mekong University focuses on national and international alertness and on the high capacity of students and staff. The research and scholarship programs are produced which adhered to the academic standards to become the university’s strengthens in the development of intellectual, cultural, professional skills and business in Cambodia with the full effort of execution and being acknowledged as need of the finest universities in the Asia Pacific region.
The Cambodian Mekong University is one of the famous university in Cambodia is recognized by the Ministry of Education Youth and Sports in higher education. For the first session of its educational provision, it was granted an accreditation for one year on academic programs by the Accreditation Committee of Cambodia (ACC) in 2005. Successfully through its remarkable growth and potential education in the region, the university’s academic programs were accepted by ACC and granted three (3) continuing years from 2006 to 2008. Moreover, transferring credits were also accepted and made exchangeable between Cambodian Mekong University student and others.