2024 General Meeting
Members of the ATESEA Board of Trustees
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Membership in the Association is open to institutions regularly engaged in training for Christian ministry in Southeast Asia and those institutions involved in theological education in Southeast Asia.


The accreditation aims to ensure standard quality theological education programs of schools in the region and encourage the schools to continue improving their degree programs.


The association continues to develop innovative programs in the pursuit of quality and relevant theological education in the region.


Association for Theological Education in the Southeast Asia

is an organization of seminaries and other tertiary institutes of theology. It currently networks 94 member institutions and schools in 13 countries. It also acts as an accreditation agency for theological education in the South East Asian region.

ATESEA publishes the Asia Journal of Theology, provides accreditation services, operates the ATESEA Theological Union, formerly known as the South East Asia Graduate School of Theology, and promotes faculty development, theological renewal, and contextualization in the light of the “Guidelines for Doing Theologies in Asia,” while coordinating regional planning in theological education.

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