AGA was founded in 2018. It is an international, non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization, whose principal objective is to stimulate the development of geography in Asia.

The Asian Geographical Association (AGA) 

The 5th Asian Conference on Geography

Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam


September 5-9, 2022


Missions & Objectives

The main objectives of the AGA are:


a. to stimulate the development of geography in Asia;


b. to advance research and educational activities in all fields of geography in Asia;


c. to promote the dissemination of knowledge of geography in education, business and governmental organizations across Asia;


d. to improve communication and facilitate cooperation among institutions in member countries.

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The International Geographical Union

An international, non-governmental, professional organization devoted to the development of the discipline of Geography.

 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS

AGA supporting organization, the AGA Secretariat is based at IGSNRR. 

The Geographical Society of China

Chief founder of the AGA

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Statement on the 5th ACG Postponement


Dear colleagues,

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions imposed by most of the countries in the world, the Asian Geographical Association (AGA) and the local organizing committee have decided to postpone the 5th Asian Conference on Geography (5th ACG) originally scheduled on Oct. 18-22, 2021 for about six months. The new dates of the 5th ACG will be Apr. 21-25, 2022 and the conference venue remains at Thai Nguyen University (TNU), Thai Nguyen, Vietnam. 


Information of more details on the conference including the revised important dates, conference program will be soon available on the conference website


Please mark your calendar with the new dates. Thanks for your understanding and patience and we are looking forward to welcoming you in Vietnam in April 2022.


Sincerely yours,

Prof. Pham Hong Quang, President of the TNU, Chairman of the 5th ACG

Prof. Dahe Qin, President of the AGA

















                                                         Made by Dr. Enes Alkan


On February 6th, 2023, two major earthquakes hit Turkey and thousands of people were killed and injured in the devastating disaster. Dr. Enes Alkan, Chair of Young Geographers Commission of Turkish Geographical Society made a documentary together with several scientists from Turkish and internationally. They hope this video will raise awareness globally and contribute to pre-disaster process.

For a high resolution video, please click the link: