APRU Esports connects universities across the Pacific Rim through international esports coordination. As a collective, we aim to develop a comprehensive esports platform for APRU members to help universities grow their respective esports programs including student competitions, educational programs, research, equity initiatives, and career development.

Founding Members:

  • Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU)
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
  • Keio University
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)
  • National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Southern California (USC)
  • University of British Columbia (UBC)
  • University of Washington (UW)
  • Yonsei University
APRU Games and Esports Research Working Group

The APRU Games and Esports Research Working Group takes an active role in the development and implementation of Program activities to considerably advance the study of the esports ecosystem and our collaboration across the APRU network, including:

  1. Research collaborations: Harness multidisciplinary partnerships representing different types of academic institutions, working in different regions, and engaging in all divisions of the esports ecosystem and esports-related research.
  2. Education: Facilitate discussion and potential collaboration among APRU members with diverse approaches to address rising demand for education in esports.
  3. Policy and University impact: Build the capacity of the working group to engage international funding agencies, influence regional leaders, and make an impact on institutional codes of conduct.

For more information about the working group and list of participating members, please visit APRU Games and Esports Research Working Group webpage.


Address: APRU International University Centre, Unit 902, Cyberport 2, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong
Email: programs@apru.org
Telephone: +852 2117 7060
Fax: +852 2117 7077