Asia e University joins the OERu network as first Malaysian partner


The OER Foundation is delighted to announce its first partner institute from Malaysia, Asia e University. AeU is a unique collaborative multinational university, leading Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in Malaysia, and is one of the top ODL institutions in Asia. AeU has made it their mission "to remove barriers that can limit access to Higher Education and make it more accessible, affordable and beneficial for learners." (

It is great pleasure to be part of OERu family comprising of established Universities and noteworthy OER practitioners around the world. OERu has high quality, user- friendly offerings. By using these OERs, as well as developing new OERs AeU will be able to offer courses that are affordable and readily accessible across Asia.” ~Professor Dr Ansary Ahmed, Founder President, Asia e University and ICDE Executive Committee Member

With its base in Kuala Lumpur and collaborative learning centers across the globe, Asia e University is a multimode university, providing full-time, blended, and online programs at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral levels. AeU has almost 30,000 students and 20,000 alumni in 80 countries ( ).

"AeU's founding relationship with the Asia Cooperation Dialogue, comprising members from thirty-four countries in Asia, is a significant opportunity to share the potential of open education solutions for the region in narrowing the digital divide," said Dr. Wayne Mackintosh, Director and UNESCO / ICDE Chair in OER.

We look forward to working with AeU and opening more OERu doors to learners..

Posted 19 April 2019 by OER Foundation