Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication

Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication
TypePrivate graduate school, non-sectarian
PresidentRamon R. Tuazon
2244 Espana Boulevard, Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines

The Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication is a graduate school in media studies in the Philippines. It is considered as one of the leading communication institutions in the Philippines and the ASEAN region.[1]

It provides graduate education and professional training.


The institute was established in 1980 as the Asian Institute of Journalism. In 1994, it was renamed the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication to expand to other forms of media.

Research and development[edit]

AIJC's research and development program includes policy research; design, implementation and evaluation of development communication initiatives, public information, social mobilization and advocacy programs; and design and implementation of management information systems.

Making a difference in national development, many RDC[clarification needed] outputs have been institutionalized in development programs. These outputs have been reflected or integrated in the following:

  • 1987 Philippine Constitution
  • Supreme Court Blueprint for Action on Judicial Reform
  • Action Program for Judicial Reform
  • Philippine Agenda 21
  • Education for All program
  • Country Program for Children
  • Literacy Coordinating Council Blueprint for Action
  • Communication plans of sustainable development programs, i.e., clean air, fisheries and coastal resource management, and renewable energy, among others.


  1. ^ Directory of Higher Education Institutions, Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines, 2006.

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