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  • To improve open online higher educational resources in ASEAN member states.
  • To broaden Republic of Korea(ROK) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) networks in higher education by sharing high quality online resources.
  • To support freely accessible and effective search for online learning and teaching materials and services.
  • Educational resources are open and free to all users.
  • Diverse lectures of Korean domestic universities are offered with the linkage with Korean Open CourseWare(KOCW).
  • Cooperative systems connect universities, organizations, and consortiums of higher education across ASEAN and the globe.
Our History
2009 Secretary-General of the ASEAN proposed that ROK established a global cyber university
2011 ROK, ASEAN Secretariat and AUN shared the “Master Plan for ASEAN Cyber University History”, initially targeting the CLMV(Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam)
2012 Initial ACU members attended the 1st Steering Committee Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam
2013 Project proposal was revised to assist in enhancing e-Learning capacity among the CLMV, and also pursued the expansion of cooperation in higher education between ASEAN and the ROK until 2020. Thailand joined the ACU Project
2014 UIT in Myanmar and NIPTICT in Cambodia joined the ACU Project
2016 KERIS was designated as a new secretariat in the 2nd phase of the ACU Project PUP, UPOU in Philippines and WOU in Malaysia joined the ACU Project ACU-OER trial service launched in December, 2016.
2017 Indonesia and Brunei joined the ACU Project.
  • In 2001, MIT(the Massachusetts Institute of Technology) made its course materials widely available online in similar initiatives on sharing educational resources. The same year saw the coining of the term “Open Educational Resources(OER)” at the 2002 Forum on Open Courseware (UNESCO, 2002). From here onwards, OER came to be defined as “the open provision of educational resources, enabled by information and communication technologies, for consultation, use and adaptation by a community of users for non-commercial purposes.
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  • ACU-OER is open to all learners including undergraduate students, graduate students, job seekers, general public, and retirees.
  • You don’t need to create a new account. You can log in ACU-OER with your Facebook or Google account.
ACU-OER will work in any web browsers, but Chrome or Internet Explorer would be recommended for the best use.
  • If a video lecture does not smoothly playback, please check whether Silverlight is set up on your computer. You can download the Silverlight program at and , after downloading it, please try the lecture play again.
  • If a PDF lecture does not clearly appear, please check whether PDF viewer is set up on your computer. You can download the Acrobat Reader at and , after downloading it, please try the PDF view again.
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  • Only Social login verified users are allowed to use Bookmark.
  • Please click the 계정이름클릭-Book mark button above the user account name and then the user’s own bookmark page shows up.
  • The specific lecture is saved by clicking the Add Bookmark button. With this function, the lecture by topic can be added.
  • The lecture saved in Bookmark is always available for replay.
  • After deleting Bookmark button from the lecture, the function will be disabled.
  • ACU-OER provides two search types– Keyword Search, Theme Search. Users can take a course by lecture, topic and present the lecture review with the reply function.
  • How to use Keyword Search
    Please enter the keyword and click the 검색 버튼 button. Then, the lecture or the topic that you are looking for will appear on the screen. 설정 버튼 Basically, “ ”(space) means “And”. To change the search condition, please click the button. You can search with “And”, “Or.” “And” search shows the result with all the keywords that you enter. Eg.) A and B and C : the lecture which includes three values of A, B, C. :Or“ search shows the result with at least one of the keywords that you enter. Eg.) A or B or C : the lecture which includes more than one value among A, B, C.
  • How to use Theme Search
    Theme Search provides the lecture catalog by subject, organization, and content type. Please click the 카테고리 버튼 button and then the theme lecture will appear on the screen.