University symbols

University symbols

Maha Phichai Mongkut

A crown, important symbol representing the monarchy

Chakra and Trident

The emblem of the Royal Chakri Dynasty


Abbreviation of “Prince of Songkla”, HRH Prince Mahidol Adulyadej’s title

Songkhla Nakarin

Royal family title that the Royal Father (HM King Chulalongkorn, Rama V) graciously endowed to HRH Prince Mahidol Adulyadej as “His Royal Highness Prince Mahidol Adulyadej Kromkhun Songkhla Nakarin” in honor of Songkhla, and as the lord of Songkhla in 1903. On 9 June 1970, HM King Rama IX issued a royal decree, graciously honoring the name of His Majesty the Royal Father as "Somdej Mahitalathibet Adulyadej Vikrom Praboromarajchanok ", according to the Royal Gazette announcement of the royal titles of His Majesty the Royal Father and Her Majesty the Royal Mother, special edition, page 1, volume 87, chapter 52, dated 12 June 1970.


In order to help people find their own way of progress, Prince of Songkla University transfers knowledge by academic and professional means through comprehension from various real-world applications, while providing research, innovation and academic services useful for the community and the world.

A deep understanding of real-world issues throughout the five campuses covering the area of 14 southern provinces brings people closer, united in the understanding of the diverse culture and geography , including mountains, rivers, forests, and seas on both coasts. This is how the south becomes a fertile ground of learning and research beyond the university’s borders. .... More information

University flower
Sri Trang (Jacaranda filicifolia D. Don)

University Color

Navy blue