AUCA is doing research important to Central Asia. Our combination of local and international faculty gives us the ability to carry out local research at world-class standards. Though with diverse missions and goals, the research institutes/teams showcased here are at the cutting edge of academia in Central Asia.
CASI conducts research on migration, sustainable development and environmental protection, protection of human rights and democratic governance; organizes seminars and conferences devoted to the most important problems of Central Asia region. CASI is the successor organization of the Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC) which remained in existence between 2011 and 2019.
The Institute Education (IOE) is an interdisciplinary academic entity of AUCA – dedicated to teaching, research and advocacy of education at all levels and in trans-cultural contexts.
The mission of Research Office is to provide higher performance of research activities of AUCA faculty and the structural units that have to undertake scientific studies
The Institutional Review Board encourages and supports the ethical use of human subject data for research. The board reviews all research projects in the university that collects human subject data. The board also oversees training and dissemination of information with regards to ethical data usage and the ethics review process for researchers in the university. The board also seeks to raise the awareness of research ethics among faculty, students, and all researchers in the university.