The Institute conducts postgraduate training for national and international programs. The Institute offers a Master of Arts in Population and Social Research (Thai program), along with the following international programs:

  • Master of Arts in Population and Reproductive Health Research
  • Master of Population and Social Gerontology offered jointly with Miami University
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Demography
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Demography (consortium program).


All these degrees are geared towards academic excellence. Upon graduation, our high-calibre students are able to plan, analyze, and conduct research on socioeconomic, demographic and reproductive health problems. Advanced degree students are encouraged to participate in project development with the many international agencies that contact and collaborate with the Institute on a regular basis.

Student financial support is offered in the form of Masters and PhD scholarships generously funded by a range of bodies including United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Thailand Government, UNFPA, the Wellcome Trust and WHO, along with the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University.


Non-degree programs are also offered, including a Monitoring and Evaluation of Population and Health course concentrating on HIV/ AIDS, reproductive health, and qualitative research and analysis. Other short-courses and training are available upon request.