Network Name:   ASEAN University Network – Sustainable City and Urban Development (AUN-SCUD) Thematic Network
Secretariat :   Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Development (CSID) Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia
Objectives :   To strengthen the network of experts, scholars and policy makers in sustainable city and urban development;
To promote collaborative study, research, and educational programs in sustainability and urban development in ASEAN; and
To increase sustainability awareness and enhance regional cooperation that will lead to better living and sustainable society.
Mission :   Become the bridge connecting all stakeholders including academic, industry, and government in ASEAN community to create positive changes towards city and urban sustainability.
About the network:

AUN-SCUD is AUN’s sub-thematic network in Sustainable City and Urban Development studies. The sub-network focuses on five research clusters: a) Sustainable Infrastructure, b) Sustainable Urban Development, c) Sustainable Economy, d) Sustainable Society, and e) Smart City. AUN-SCUD is aiming to contribute to the academic advancement and collaboration between academics and professionals in multidiscipline studies from engineering, social and economy, psychology to creative and design in ASEAN through its various programs such as Collaborative Research, Regional and International Conferences.

Network Inception:

As an active member of AUN and responding to the need for city and urban development, Universitas Indonesia initiated establishment of AUN Thematic Network focusing on sustainable development. Thus, in AUN 33rd BOT meeting “AUN Sustainable City and Urban Development (AUN-SCUD)” was endorsed. By having well-planned city and urban development, we believe that potential breakthroughs will achieve sustainability in countries development faster, more efficient and effective, and therefore, more beneficial for all AUN members. AUN-SCUD will work with cities around ASEAN countries to create positive changes towards city and urban sustainability.