The Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA) is a community of Christian institutions of higher learning in Asia which work closely together to benefit each other as well as the societies in which they exist.

The ACUCA Secretariat is designed to be instrumental for creating the environmental prerequisites for active interaction and participation among the member-institutions to take place.

Through cooperation, mutual support, and encouragement, the Association endeavors to help the Christian universities and colleges in Asia to:

  • Develop and maintain their Christian character
  • Enrich the quality of their educational programs and those of the other institutions of learning
  • Re-examine the relevance of their objectives and programs in relation to the needs of a changing society

Currently, ACUCA has 62 member institutions from 8 countries/regions of Asia, namely Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand.

The ongoing activites that ACUCA supports include:


October 2017

ACUCA Management Conference 2017

"Exploring the Relationship of Religion, Culture and Peace in Christian Higher Education"

The 2017 ACUCA Management Conference was held on October 18-22 at Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. The theme of the conference was “Exploring the Relationship of Religion, Culture and Peace in Christian Higher Education.” 60 participants joined the 3-day conference. The keynote speaker was Dr. Suchart Setthamlinee Ph.D., Chair, Department of Peace studies at Payap University.

For more details including photos, conference report and keynote speech visit: http://www.acuca.net/management-conference/2017-conference/

October 2017

Executive Committee Meeting 2017

The ACUCA Executive Committee held its second meeting of 2017 at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand on October 19. Assistant Professor Dr. Somporn Wongdee as President of ACUCA, welcomed the ACUCA Executive Committee to Chiang Mai.

August 2017

The ACUCA Management Conference 2017 - CALL FOR PAPERS

The ACUCA Management Conference is a biennial event that brings together representatives of ACUCA member institutions for a more comprehensive discussion of a single theme. For this year, the theme of the conference is "Exploring the Relationship of Religion, Culture, and Peace in Christian Higher Education." The conference will take place on the campus of Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand, during the period 19-21 October, 2017.


In order to provide a more insightful and robust discussion of issues related to the theme of this year’s Management Conference, we invite participants to submit research and/or reflection papers related to the conference theme of exploring the relationship of religion, culture, and peace in Christian higher education. Papers will not be peer-reviewed, but proceedings of the conference will be published and the proceedings will have an ISBN number.

For more details visit: https://event.payap.ac.th/news-2

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