University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) is a consortium of Higher Education Institutions and partners, collaborating to increase opportunities for study abroad across the Asia Pacific region through a variety of short and long-term in-person and virtual exchange programs, as well as Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) experiences.

The 24 members represent countries in and around Central Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific Rim, including East and Southeast Asia, Australia, and North, Central and South America. Since UMAP’s founding in 1991, membership across the region has grown steadily.

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Featured Member Country

UMAP currently has 24 member countries/territories in its membership.



National Secretariat organization/institution
Office of the Permanent Secretary for Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation

Number of members
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Did you know…?
Thailand was one of the founding nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) established on August 8, 1967 with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Featured Program

UMAP offers a variety of study abroad programs, including semester-long exchanges, short-term programs, and virtual experiences.

Explore China Discovery Camp Summer 2023

Host Institution
Sias University

Host Country

This 7-day program will focus on the culture, history, and economy of China, through the lens of SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. All in-country expenses (accommodation, meals, transportation) are included in the program.

Application deadline

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