It was established in 1959 as the first milestone of the Thai-German Technical Cooperation. More than 300 projects have been implemented since then. The cooperation covers all areas striving for sustainable development through capacity development and change processes.
Thai-German Technical School
From the early effort in the field of vocational education, infrastructure, health and rural development, the cooperation later focused on energy, environment and sustainable economic development.
60 YEARS: THAI- GERMAN PARTNERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
“Pioneering capacity development”
Thai-German technical cooperation (TGTC) first began in the field of vocational education with the establishment of the Thai-German Technical School, now King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB)
“From a ‘Step-Child’ to the forerunner”
Thai-German technical cooperation started lately in the field of environment, but still was one of the first German contributions worldwide to combat industrial pollution
“Integrated and balanced towards regional integration”
In the beginning through vocational education and trade facilitation in the 1970s, Thai-German Technical Cooperation helped to prepare for the globalized economic development in 1980s and 1990s