The Central Asian Studies Institute (CASI) is an interdepartmental research unit at the American University of Central Asia, established in 2011 with the mission of promoting the study of Central Asia locally and internationally.
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.
In 2019 President Andrew Kuchins announced the establishment of the AUCA Presidential Research and Education Fund (PREF), a unique initiative designed to support discrete projects from faculty, students, and staff for research and educational activities through the Office of the President at AUCA. The Fund especially welcomes seed funding for new initiatives at the University, multidisciplinary projects, and those involving AUCA students are strongly encouraged.
TSPC 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 the Central Asia region.