Welcome Speech

Welcoming Speech by Bishop Olivier Schmitthaeusler, Apostolic Vicar of Phnom Penh, Founder and Chancellor of Saint Paul Institute.

We, the management team, lecturers, and all staff of SPI, warmly welcome your decision to study here as your stepping stone to success. SPI is a higher education institution which is well-equipped in a modern way. Our institute has well-qualified and experienced lecturers and effective academic materials, which assist you in making you all knowledgeable and skillful for entering successfully the competitive job markets in a regional and global manner.

SPI would like to welcome all students who have already finished high school, both those who failed and those who passed high school state exams. For those who failed the exams, please do not lose hope, our institute offers two-year Associate’s Degree programs. After having graduated from this program, you will be able to pursue another two-year course of study and you will get a Bachelor’s Degree. In other words, you study for four years to get a Bachelor’s Degree like those who have high school certificates.

Through the vision, mission, and core values of SPI, the management team, lecturers, and staff are getting ready to offer education and academic opportunities so that you are able to develop your knowledge, skills, and life skills with high quality to become a strong bamboo shoot for our nation.


H.E Bishop Olivier Schmitthaeusler,

Apostolic Vicar of Phnom Penh, Founder and Chancellor of Saint Paul Institute.

Welcome to Saint Paul Institute (SPI)

SPI is one of the leading private institutes in Cambodia and is conveniently located in Tramkok District, Takeo Province along the national road number 3 from Phnom Penh to Kep and Kompot province.

SPI mission statement is inspiring hope, nurture growth and promote human dignity through integral educations. This mission represents a strong commitment to the important role to reach the quality of education to the student based on love thus empowering them to become responsible citizens in our nation.

SPI is trying to improve the academic environment and upgrade our campus with modern facilities, faculty members, qualified lecturers, a comfortable atmosphere, and different associations in order to respond to the development of students and integrate the research at a regional and universal level.

I have strongly believed that our institute is one of the best choices for students in both education and skills. All lecturers and staff are ready to give you an opportunity to get excellent academics with love and knowledge.


Rector of Saint Paul Institute