Situated just north of metropolitan Bangkok, Thailand, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is a leading international postgraduate institution of engineering and technology, environmental resources and development, and management. It promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asia and Pacific region through higher education, research, outreach and capacity development. The Institute consists of the School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Environment, Resources and Development, the School of Management, more than 30 established postgraduate programmes, several research and outreach centres and a continuing professional development centre called the AIT Extension. All academic programmes at AIT are taught in English. AIT is currently home to approximately 2,000 students from more than 40 countries, some 150 academics from 30 countries, 100 research staff, 500 support staff, centres in Vietnam and Indonesia and about 250 research and outreach projects. As a multicultural and multinational educational hub for a global network of development partners, AIT is dedicated to the generation and transfer of knowledge, and the strengthening of capacity across borders.