Friday Lecture Series in July– Free!
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. on zoom
July 3- Somerset Maugham at the Gymkhana: A World-Famous Author Visits Chiang Mai with Graham Jefcoate, writer/lecturer and retired Library Director.  >>CLICK HERE for more information<<
July 10 – Responses to COVID-19 in Thailand and Oregon, USA with Michael Calavan, anthropologist and development consultant >>CLICK HERE for more information<<
July 17 – Birds in Northern Thailand with Dr. Rungsrit Kanjanavanit, a medical doctor who is also an expert on birds in Thailand >>CLICK HERE for more information<<
July 24 – Lao Murals in Northeast Thailand with Dr. Bonnie Brereton, a researcher and co-author of the book Buddhist Murals of Northeast Thailand: Reflections of the Isan Heartland. >>CLICK HERE for more information<<
July 31 – Museums in Chiang Mai: Their Role in the Preservation and Communication of Natural and Cultural Heritage with Rebecca Weldon, retired advisor to museums in Northern Thailand. >>CLICK HERE for more information<<

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Keep up to date with all upcoming courses.

Women in Buddhism

Monday, August 17, 2020 9:30 – 11:00 On Zoom


Combining Traditional Thai and Western Instruments in Contemporary Thai Music

Wednesday, August 19, 2020


Film Appreciation

Mondays, September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12, 2020    10:30 – noon


Chiang Mai Folklife Museum and House of Photography

Sep 11, 2020   9:30am – noon


Revitalization of Lanna Dance

September 16, 2020
10:00 am – noon


Dara Phirom Palace Museum

September 25, 2020
10:00 am – noon


Khruba, an avatar of Ton Bun in the Lanna Buddhist World

Wed, Sep 30 and Oct 7
9:30 a.m. – 11:00


Lifelong Learning Program
at Payap University

The Payap Lifelong Learning Program provides high quality educational opportunities to seniors residing in northern Thailand including academic non-credit short courses, lectures, faculty-led study excursions, and discussions.
Inquiries are welcome. Please contact Ajarn Chananart Putti, Program Director, at or visit our office located on the Kaew Nawrat Campus of Payap University (see the contact page for location map). Courses and events are announced on this page and on our Facebook group.
The Photo Gallery activity of our couses.