The Saint Paul Institute is the only Catholic Higher Education Institution in Cambodian, founded in 2009 by Bishop Olivier Schmitthaeusler under the support of a Singaporean lady Ms. Peggy Goh. It hosts more than 329 scholarship and full-fee paying students, across a diverse range of undergraduate programs. It is unique in Cambodia for offering specialist degree in fields including Agronomy, Information Technology, Tourism Management, English Literature, and Social Work.  Due to its many achievements, SPI is the only Higher Education Institution in Cambodia with full membership of Association of Southeast & East Asian Catholic Colleges & Universities (ASEACCU).

SPI has over 60 staff, not including the part time academic staff coming from the Royal University of Agriculture (RUA). All the 35 academic staffs hold tertiary qualifications, including 2 PhD, 3 PhD candidates, 23 Master Degree and 5 Master candidates and 2 Bachelor Degree. They are supported by 25 administrative and maintenance staff. In addition, the institute maintains vast linkage network with RUA to cooperate under the agreement of exchange academic program and staff for Agronomy Department.

Saint Paul Institute was established in 2009 with two degree: the Associate degree in Integrated Farming System and the Bachelor Degree in Information of Technology. In 2010 three more Bachelor Degree was started: Tourism Management, English Literature and Agronomy. In 2013 Bachelor of Social Work is started. And lately in 2016 new license for Technical Vocational Education and Training has been approved.  

SPI is located in Angkorki Village, Tapam Commune, Tramkok District, Takeo Province, Cambodia. (North of Angtasom Maket, National road 3).

Saint Paul Institute Offered Courses | Programmes

Bachelor Degree:

Information Technology


Tourism Management

English Literature

Social Work

Associate Degree:

Software Development

System and Network Administration

English Language

Hotel and Hospitality

Fruit and Vegetable Crop Production

Food Processing

Integrated Farming System

Veterinary Medicine

Saint Paul Institute Tuition Fees

Full fees for each students are 450$ for first year and 500$ for second, third, and fourth year students.

Saint Paul Institute Required Documents

All applicants for degree courses whether scholarship or fee-paying must have a High School Certificate or a Diploma from another institution of higher education. Students who have completed high school in the current or the previous academic year may enroll for scholarship places in SPI courses. Prospective students must bring the following documents to the administration office:

•Application for Admission

•High School Certificate

•Recommendation letter from the Chief of village (necessary for scholarship students).

•Earned a passing score on the entrance exam.

Saint Paul Institute Admission Procedure

Students can find the online registration form here:

Enrolment form for Associate Degree:

Enrolment form for Bachelors Degree:

For Admission related queries students can contact at :

Tel: 031 63 90 003/078 556 552/096 53 86 889/061 983 338

E-mail:  Website:

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