Mission & Purpose

The AJCU-AP is a voluntary association of Jesuit higher educational institutions (HEIs) and Jesuit higher educational endeavors (HEEs) functioning within the territory the Jesuit Conference for Asia Pacific (JCAP); it supports and promotes Jesuit higher education in this region. It provides the structure for the higher educational apostolate of the JCAP. It is organized to promote friendship in service and leadership, to share discernment in mission, to facilitate cooperation and service, to develop the appropriate “Jesuit” brand of higher education, to engage in strategic planning, projects and programs for the higher educational apostolate in southeast Asia and Oceania, and so in higher education to propagate the faith, promote justice, appreciate culture, and engage in inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue. It is a forum for the ongoing exchange of experience, information and expertise among members. It networks both among Jesuit HEIs and HEEs and beyond, serving as liaison with the Jesuit General, the Jesuit Educational Secretariat, the Provincials, and other associations of Jesuit and non-Jesuit higher education.

Regional News

Indigenous Youth March for Climate

03/11/2019 Hundreds Indigenous learners from the Apu Palamguwan Cultural Education Center (APC), Mindanao, Philippines,  joined a global school strike for climate action. Learn more.

How do Muslism See the Jesuits?

JAMIA (Jesuits among Muslims in Asia) 2019 Conference brought to light some of the opportunities and challenges the Jesuits face in working with Muslims in this richly diverse region. Learn more.

Fr General "Be Agents of Reconciliation"

Learn more about Fr Arturo Sosa, SJ visit to Ateneo de Manila where he met with students and other members of the community. Read more