As a conduit for cooperation, the AUN has worked with many organizations from across the globe that wish to work with the very best ASEAN universities.

Not only that, the AUN also acts as a united front for these universities when looking to work with organizations in Europe, East Asia, Australia, and beyond. Below is a list of AUN partners split into regions based on where the organization is hosted.


  • ASEAN Foundation
  • ASEAN Human Development Organisation
  • ASEAN Secretariat
  • Asia-Europe Foundation
  • Asia-Europe Institute
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines
  • Foundation for International Human Rights Reporting Standards
  • Ministry of Foreign Affair, Thailand
  • Office of Higher Education Commission, Ministry of Education, Thailand
  • SEAMEO RIHED (The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation-Regional Centre for           Higher Education and Development)
  • SEAMEO Secretariat

East Asia 

  • ASEAN+3 UNet
  • ASEAN Cyber University
  • China Scholarship Council
  • Japan Foundation
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency
  • Korean Association of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Korean Council for University Education
  • Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
  • Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Republic of Korea
  • Ministry of Gender Equality & Family, Republic of Korea
  • National Council of Youth Organizations in Korea


  • Australian Research Council
  • British Council
  • Erasmus Mundus
  • European Union
  • European University Association
  • International Association of Universities
  • Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • University of Deusto
  • University of Groningen
  • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, Australia
  • Tuning Asia-South East

University Associations