The Association's Mission

AUPresses advances the essential role of a global community of publishers whose mission is to ensure academic excellence and cultivate knowledge.

The Association envisions a world that values the many ways that scholarship enriches societies, institutions, and individuals.

Together, we are a community of publishing professionals and institutions committed to the highest caliber of research-based scholarship. Together, we advocate for the fundamental role of scholarly publishing in achieving academic excellence and in cultivating and disseminating knowledge.