The Royal University of Bhutan, founded on June 2, 2003 by a royal decree is the national university system of Bhutan. It was established to consolidate the management of tertiary education in Bhutan. It is a decentralized university with 10 constituent colleges spread across the kingdom. The underlying principle which influenced the development of a university system was the government's priority for equitable development. The 10 member colleges are: the College of Science and Technology in Rinchhending (Phuntsholing), Gaeddu College of Business Studies in Gedu (Chukha), National Institute of Traditional Medicine in Thimphu, Institute of Language and Culture Studies in Simtokha (Thimphu), Sherubtse College in Kanglung (Trashigang), Paro College of Education in Paro, Samtse College of Education in Samtse, the Royal Institute of Health Sciences in Thimphu, College of Natural Resources in Lobesa (Thimphu), Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic in Dewathang (Samdrup Jongkhar). The Royal University of Bhutan also maintains a strong connection with other universities which include the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Canada, the School for International Training in the United States, the University of Salzburg in Austria, the University of Delhi in India, etc. in the areas of student exchange and internship programs for both students and faculty.
Eduniversal Ranking in Bhutan: 1 school
Business school with 5 Palmes: 0
Business school with 4 Palmes: 0
Business school with 3 Palmes: 0
Business school with 2 Palmes: 0
Business school with 1 Palme: 1
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