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The Asian University Presidents Forum is a result of the cooperation among Asian non-governmental universities, which evolved from the Non-governmental Collaborative Association of Presidents of Chinese and Thai Institutions of Higher Learning set up at Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand, in 2002. Since then the Forum has been hosted annually on a rotational basis at the following institutions.

 AUPF 2002 : Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand.
 

 Session 1

  • Theme : Enhance the Cooperation and Exchange between the Universities in China and Thailand 
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 15
  • Dates : May 1 to 2, 2002
  • Participating Countries : China, Thailand

 

AUPF 2003 : Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangdong, China.

Session 2

  • Theme : Globalization of Higher Education in Asia
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 21
  • Dates : October 11 to 12, 2003
  • Participating Countries : China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan,

 

AUPF 2004 : Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China

Session 3

  • Theme : Asian Universities, Reform Issues and Presidents’ Responsibilities 
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 26
  • Dates : October 30 to 31, 2004
  • Participating Countries : China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam

 

AUPF 2005 : Pai Chai University, Daejon, Republic of Korea

Session 4

  • Theme : Worldwide Strength and Development Strategies of Asian Universities’ Education System 
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 54
  • Dates : October 7 to 9, 2005
  • Participating Countries : Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Israel,
                                             Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Philippines,
                                              Republic of Korea, Russia, Taiwan,
                                             Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam

 

AUPF 2006 : Bangkok University, Bangkok, Thailand

Session 5

  • Theme : The Future of Asian Universities: Visions and Strategies                 for Cooperation
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 65
  • Dates : November 16 to 18, 2006
  • Participating Countries : Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong,                                            India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Malaysia,                                           Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand,                                           Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Vietnam

 

AUPF 2007 : Providence University, Taichung, Taiwan

Session 6

  • Theme : Service Study, University Fund and Donation, for Cooperation International Communication 
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 89
  • Dates : November 14 to 15, 2007
  • Participating Countries : Cambodia, China, India, Israel, Japan,
                                              Philippines, Republic of Korea, Taiwan,
                                              Thailand, Vietnam

 

AUPF 2008 : Anhui University, Hefei, China

Session 7

  • Theme : Education and Employment, International Communication: University Culture 
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 65
  • Dates : September 14 to 17, 2008
  • Participating Countries : Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Israel, Japan,
                                              Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea,
                                              Taiwan, Thailand (Universities from Europe
                                              and America also attended due to 2008
                                              being an anniversary year of Anhui
                                              University)

 

AUPF 2009 : Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia

Session 8

  • Theme : Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 45
  • Dates : September 14 to 17, 2009
  • Participating Countries : Australia, Cambodia, China, India,
                                             Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Malaysia,
                                             Philippines, Republic of Korea, Sudan,
                                             Taiwan, Thailand

 

AUPF 2010 : Norton University, Phnm Penh, Cambodia

Session 9

  • Theme : : Challenges and Prospects for Higher Education Institutions
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 23
  • Dates : December 9 to 11, 2010
  • Participating Countries : Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Israel,
                                             Japan, Philippines, Republic of Korea,
                                             Sudan, Thailand

 

AUPF 2011 : VIT University, Vellore,India

Session 10

  • Theme : : Impact of Globalization on Higher Education Institutions
  • Number of Institutions Attended : 26
  • Dates : November 13 to 16, 2011
  • Participating Countries : Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Fiji, France,
                                              Iran, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Mongolia,
                                              Republic of Korea, Samoa, Thailand, USA

 

AUPF 2012 : Dongseo University, Busan, Republic of Korea

Session 11

  • Theme : : The Era of Asia: Creating a Cooperative Network of Asian Universities

    Dates : October 28 (Sun) to 31 (Wed), 2012