Study of academic atmosphere among universities in Indonesia and Thailand

  • Ima Kurrotun Ainin Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Surabaya, Indonesia


The purpose of this study were to know the academic atmosphere in Indonesia and Thailand universities, and to know the efforts which were done to develop academic atmosphere in each universities. The method used was descriptive self - report and data was collected through the survey, interviews, and documentation. Research subjects including students and lecturers in each  universities. The results of this research was the implementation and development of academic atmosphere in several aspects as follows : academic ethics and morals, academic culture, facilities and infrastructure supporting academic atmosphere, academic interaction, and academic activities. Based on the research results, there were still many aspects of academic atmosphere that require special attention, further cooperation between universities can be a solution to develop the academic atmosphere in each universities.