Cambodia’s Education Law

  • General Information

The Kingdom of Cambodia emphasised that research and education is an important catalyst in the long-term development of the country’s economy and society. It is evidenced when it was mentioned in the Education Law, Article 18, paragraph 2:
“Higher Education shall teach learners to have complete personality and characteristic and promote the scientific, technical, cultural and social researches in order to achieve capacity, knowledge, skill, morality, inventive and creative ideas and enterprise spirit to the development of the country.”

And In Article 28, paragraph 1:
“The state shall promote and support research, development, invention and production, which are scientific and technological for education to meet the needs of the labor markets and globalization to promote human resource capacity and to enhance the development of the country.”


  • Contact Details

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
#80, Preah Norodom Boulevard,
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.
Tel/Fax: (+855) 23 210 134


Policy on Research Development in the Education Sector, 1st July 2010. Last accessed on 22 October 2012 at:

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