Walailak University aims to discover, seek, maintain and disseminate knowledge and academic excellence for the progress of society. At the heart of its obligation is to develop individuals who are both professionally proficient and morally strong.

The University’s Four Commitments:
1. To lead high-level training of students based on world standards, consistent with the socio-economic development of the South of Thailand and Thailand as a whole;
2. To conduct studies, and research in order to develop new knowledge that can be of benefit to national productivity, and can help enhance the international competitiveness of Thailand;
3. To provide and share expertise and technical services to organizations, both private and government sectors, including research and training and technological transfer in areas that can help develop the region and country;
4. To act as a center for the conservation and restoration of art and culture.