The QS World University Rankings by Subject awarded MD-KKU its highest ranking ever.
The Faculty of Medicine Khon Kaen University was ranked among the world's Top 301-350 medical schools. This makes the Faculty of Medicine, KKU one of the world's elite institutions ranked by QS world university ranking by subject 2015/16.
The Faculty of Medicine at Khon Kaen University was established in 1972, the first medical school in Northeast Thailand. The Faculty has grown dramatically since its inception. The Faculty of Medicine, KKU is the world's renowned institute for Tropical Medicine research, the global hub for medical education and training, and the center of excellence for medical services of the Mekong subregion.