National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) is a graduate institute under the Commission on Higher Education, the Ministry of Education. It was founded in 1966, originally established to support national development in Thailand; this objective has expanded to encompass regional development in countries outside of Thailand, with the aim of producing advanced degree graduates who can serve in the public, business, and non-profit sectors.
NIDA consists of eight graduate schools including:
School of Business Administration
School of Development Economics
School of Social and Environmental Development
School of Public Administration
School of Applied Statistics
School of Language and Communication
School of Law
School of Human Resource Development
The website is available in Thai and English and provides more details on the academic programs, training and academic services and research activities. The institute publishes numerous journals, all are linked to the website and its content is available to download, but most of it is in Thai.