AIT - Asian Institute of Technology
Over the 53 years of its history, and as a leading regional developmental graduate institution, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has played an important role in the development of technologies and scientific competence and capacity of the Asian region and beyond. AIT’s internationality and its close interactions with the institutions throughout the region and globally have uniquely positioned the Institute to reach out to different stakeholders at all levels in Asia and beyond. Greater efforts are also being made to increase AIT’s visibility in the region and beyond.
AIT is expanding its geographical coverage with collaborations in all over Asia, Europe, Australia, USA and Africa. In partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education of various developing and least developed countries and the organizations like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UNESCO and various other donor organizations and countries, AIT is supporting the strategic planning, and implementation of the development and reform program of higher education institutions and capacity building in the least developed and developing countries in Asia and Africa.
Aside from its centers in Vietnam and Indonesia, AIT also plans to establish new centers in China, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan among other countries in the region. AIT efforts to establish strategic association with national, regional and overseas Universities/ Institutes to create opportunities to expand the global reach; to enhance relations with Regional (Asian and African) Governmental Organizations for Capacity Building Program; to develop a distinctive approach to learning that is relevant to society, its sustainable growth, poverty alleviation and climate change impacts.