The APQN Constitution describes in articles 12 to 24 the different membership categories (Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member, Institutional Member and and Individual Member)) and the essentials of the procedure to become member.
Table 1-1: Category of APQN Membership
|1||Full members||Full members must provide evidence that they fulfill the requirements for all Criteria.|
|2||Intermediate members||Intermediate members must provide evidence that they fulfill the requirements for Criteria 1 and 2.|
|3||Associate members||Associate members must provide evidence to prove that they have an active interest in quality assurance in higher education.|
|4||Institutional members||Institutional Members are the higher education institutions (HEIs) in the region that conduct internal QA and in good standing with the relevant QAAs.|
||Individual Members||Individual Members must provide evidence to prove that they have an active interest in quality assurance and research in higher education.|
Meanwhile, APQN accepts as Observers organizations outside the Asia-Pacific region (Read 1.2).