ALSA Profile

ALSA

Asean Law Students Association (hereinafter ALSA) was formed on May 18th 1989 by a group of law students from ASEAN countries, which are Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The agreement to form ALSA, took place in Jakarta during the 1989 ALSA conference.
The initiative to build ALSA was stated by the Indonesian Association of Law Students Council in its second National Assembly which was held in the year of 1987 in Minahasa. Two years after, Indonesian Association of Law Students Council held the ASEAN Law Students Conference in Jakarta from the 15th to 20th of May 1989 which was supported by ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Law Association (ALA), Asian Foundation, Indonesian Government and ASEAN Countries Governments, The ASEAN Law Students Conference was an event which gave birth of ALSA.
Since the information technology growth rapidly, and the interaction trough communication with the globalization principles emerged, ALSA accepted it as a strong motivation to expand the network and friendship between the law students in ASEAN countries with law students from the rest of Asian countries. Therefore, on September 7th, 2002 ALSA and the other Asian countries which unified in the Asian Law Students’ Association (Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong) agreed to merge their organizations through the Tokyo Agreement to become Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA).
Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) is a non-governmental and non-political organization whose members consist of the law students from Asian Countries. The purposes of ALSA are to promote a better understanding and appreciation to different legal systems on each country, as well as promoting friendship among the students and to facilitate the exchange of information and newest legal issues. More than 5000 law students in Asia joint to ALSA.

ALSA Official Members

  1. ALSA National Chapter Republic Indonesia
  2. ALSA National Chapter Thailand
  3. ALSA National Chapter Philipine
  4. ALSA National Chapter Singapore
  5. ALSA National Chapter Malaysia
  6. ALSA National Chapter Japan
  7. ALSA National Chapter China
  8. ALSA National Chapter Korea
  9. ALSA National Chapter Brunai Darussalam
  10. ALSA National Chapter Hongkong
  11. ALSA National Chapter Taiwan
  12. ALSA National Chapter Vietnam
  13. ALSA National Chapter Laos
  14. ALSA National Chapter Macau

ALSA International Events

  1. ALSA Annual Forum (AF)
  2. ALSA Conference (AC)
  3. ALSA International Moot Court Competition (AIMCC)
  4. Study Trip
  5. Student Trainee Exchange Program

Vision and Mission

ALSA’s Vision

  • to focus on a global vision on the promising future of ASIA
  • to promote an awareness of justice
  • to facilitate the recognition of the social responsibilities of law students

ALSA’s Objectives

  • to understand and appreciate the diversity and share the ideals of law in society through exchange and communication among Asian law students
  • to motivate law students to develop a creative spirit through a network of joint activities among Asian Law Students
  • to encourage the enhancement of the capabilities of Asian law students to become internationally minded, socially responsible, academically committed, and legally skilled.

ALSA National Chapter Republic Indonesia

ALSA Indonesia is one of ALSA’s founding father. Divides into 13 Local Chapters which is consist of diverse state universities around Indonesia and headed by a National Board. In the meantime, ALSA Indonesia has more than 2,000 members who are law students from:

  1. Airlangga University
  2. Brawijaya University
  3. Diponegoro University
  4. Gadjah Mada University
  5. Hasanuddin University
  6. University of Indonesia
  7. Jember University
  8. Jendral Soedirman University
  9. Padjadjaran University
  10. Sam Ratulangi University
  11. Sriwijaya University
  12. Syiahkuala University
  13. Udayana University

ALSA Indonesia Events

  1. Seminar dan Musyawarah Nasional (SEMUNAS)
  2. Rapat Pimpinan Nasional (RAPIMNAS)
  3. Seminar dan Workshop Nasional (SEMWORKNAS)
  4. Pra-munas and ALSA Leadership Training (PALT)
  5. National Moot Court Competition (NMCC)

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Asian Law Student Association Local Chapter Universitas Airlangga