In April 2016, Tsinghua University proposed to establish the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA). With the joint efforts of all AUA founding Universities on 29th April 2017, the Asian Universities Alliance was formally launched at Tsinghua University, China.
The Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) is a regional organization established with the aim of jointly addressing regional and global challenges, specifically related to higher education and economic, scientific and technological development, by strengthening collaboration among member institutions. The Alliance was established with a core of 15 founding members, with the intention of gradual expansion and IIT Bombay is one of them.
AUA Website (http://www.asianuniversities.org/)
AUA Staff Exchange 2019-20 results – Three staff members from IIT Bombay have been selected for staff exchange program for this year. They will be visiting other AUA member universities for one week. One staff from University of Tokyo, Japan will be visiting IIT Bombay for staff exchange.
AUA Faculty Scholars Award results – Four faculty members from IIT Bombay have been selected for faculty exchange program for this year. They will be visiting other AUA member universities for 2 weeks. Three faculty members one each from University of Malaya, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and King Saud University will be visiting IIT Bombay for faculty exchange.
Nazarbayev University, a member of AUA is hosting a competition named Good Governance in the 21 st century and its challenges in June 2019. A student team from IIT Bombay will be participating in this competition.
Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (I2E), a program hosted by IIT Bombay for other AUA member universities will be held from 1 st to 7 th July, 2019. This program will have students participating from other AUA member universities.
AUA is conducting Online Education Conference at Beijing, China on 5 th & 6 th July, 2019. Prof. Sridhar and Prof. Shana Murthy from IIT Bombay will be attending in this conference. They will showcase the IIT Bombay activities in online education by participating as keynote speaker and joining round table discussions held during the conference.