A candidate institution for membership must be nominated by one or more Founding Members with a letter of recommendation submitted to the Secretariat. Upon approval by the Presidency and the Executive Presidency, the nomination shall be presented at the Board Meeting for consideration. Candidates shall be assessed according to the membership criteria specified below. Candidates shall be admitted to membership of the AUA upon approval by a two-thirds majority of active voting members.
candidate members must be a university based in Asia.
prospective members must identify with the mission of AUA and express an intention to actively participate in the current AUA events and possess a willingness and capability to host future events.
prospective members must be representative of leading higher education institutions in their country or region.
prospective members must strive to address regional and global challenges and to contribute to the advancement of human development.
AUA membership is limited to two institutions per country or region.