Welcome to Academic Search International 

Our rigorous search process has helped many
universities with their placements


First and best

For the past decade, ASI has worked closely with universities and institutions in the Asia Pacific region, successfully appointing leading senior academics and executives to key positions.

Knowledge leaders. Market leaders.






Welcome to Academic Search International (ASI), one of the world’s leading academic search firms. Founded in 1999, we were the first and only executive search firm in Asia/Pacific to specialise exclusively in the academic sector. What’s more, our depth of knowledge, breadth of global reach and unrivalled success rate means we continue to lead the market today. We call this the ASI Advantage.

ASI conducts highly focused and effective international searches to locate and attract professors, heads of departments or schools, deans and senior administrative leaders for our client institutions. Our expert search process is rigorous and far-reaching, with highly qualified candidates being successfully sourced worldwide. In fact, ASI consistently performs above the industry average with a candidate offer rate or 93% or more.

We have the largest search database of academics in Asia/Pacific and strategic partnerships around the globe.

With representation in the EMEA, the Americas and Asia/Pacific, this relationship means we can provide a truly international service. (See fast facts).

All these things enable us to secure the appointment of individuals of the highest calibre. The world's best, in fact.

ASI recommends that you register with BlueSteps, allowing your CV to be visible to over 6,000 of the worlds leading search professionals - all members of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).

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