International Relations Office
Alliances & Networks
Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
APRU is a consortium of 42 leading research universities in the Pacific Rim. The consortium aims to foster cooperation in education, research and enterprise thereby contributing to the economic, scientific and cultural advancement of the Pacific Rim.
In its mission, APRU aims to promote scientific, educational and cultural collaboration among Pacific Rim economies. In both its objectives and guiding principles, APRU embodies a commitment to global academic and research standards.
APRU recognizes that its activities can be powerful catalysts for expanding educational, economic and technological cooperation among the Pacific Rim economies. The association seeks to promote dialogue and collaboration between academic institutions in Pacific Rim economies so that they can become effective players in the global knowledge economy.
NUS hosts the APRU Secretariat. NUS President Ton Chorh Chuan sits on the APRU Steering Committee.
APRU’s activities are divided into four categories. These four categories are Annual Meetings, Human Capital Development Activities, Research-centric Activities, and Student-centric activities. For further information regarding activities offered by APRU click here.
Please refer to the NUS webpages for the following:
|List of Members|