AAOU now has a total of 63 member institutions, with 47 being Full Members and 16 being Associate Members. Relevant institutions are welcome to apply for our membership:

  • Full membership is for dedicated open and distance learning institution located within the Asian continent and whose primary mode of instructional delivery is through the distance mode.
  • Associate membership is for those active in promoting or delivering education by the distance mode through departments, faculties, centers or schools of external or off-campus studies and programs.

For membership application, kindly contact the Secretariat to obtain a Membership Application Form. To become a member, an institution and its study programmes must be recognized by the government of the country to which the institution belongs.