SVAY RIENG UNIVERSITY (SRU) is a public university located on NR No. 1 in Svay Rieng province, the southeast part of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Svay Rieng University was established through sub-decree No. 73 ANKR/BK dated on May 27, 2005, and the inauguration was held on January 25, 2006 honorably presided over by the Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN SEN, the Prime Minister of Kingdom of Cambodia, and Lok Chumteav Katti Prita Bonditta.
This institution was initially created by H.E HOK LUNDY, the late Commissioner General of National Police, and H.E HUN NENG, the former Provincial Governor of Svay Rieng, as well as other high ranking officials and generous people in Cambodia; especially, those who have links to the province.
Within eight-year operation, SRU has employed 150 full-time staff whereas. Meanwhile, over 2,000 students have graduated and approximately 3,000 students are in current enrollment. In 2012-2013 academic year, SRU is offering ten specializations including Agronomy, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Rural Development, Computer Science, English Literature, Public Administration, and Finance and Banking,
Overcoming many challenges and with enduring efforts, SRU has been fully accredited by Accreditation of Cambodia Committee, ACC, for the foundation year studies from 2009 to 2012. Presently, SRU is preparing to be officially assessed by MoEYS for the entire institutional education quality in the following year. Meanwhile, SRU has built the cooperation with some local and international universities namely, Chinese Academy Tropical Agricultural Sciences (CATAS), Yangzhou University, and Galilee Institute, in 2010. Furthermore, SRU provides opportunity to staff and lecturers to get scholarships to pursue their Master and Doctoral degree overseas.