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 centers showcased here are at the cutting edge of academia in Central Asia.
The Research Office of American University of Central Asia is composed of Head of research Office/Research Advisor, the Tian Shan Policy Center and the Central Asian Studies Institute/Research component. Research Office was established on May 2016.
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.