The American University of Central Asia is different because of its students. More than at any other university in the region, student life at AUCA creates lifelong friends, and encourages students to celebrate being young, being creative, and being engaged in their community. The spirit of AUCA begins and ends with its students; they are the reason AUCA is known as a university where diversity and openness are cherished and promoted.
Since 1993 AUCA has developed its own student traditions that have blended American and Central Asian traditions to create something unique to AUCA. In this section you can followthese traditions over the years to see how they have developed and changed with the students.