Who can subscribe?

Subscription to the Federation is available to organisations that undertake or supports education and research in Hong Kong and Macau.

Organisations undertaking education and research can subscribe as HKAF Full Members. These include:

  • Tertiary education institutions, such as universities or vocational education institutions,
  • Government or commercial research institutions.

Organisations supporting education and research can subscribe as HKAF Associate Members. These include:

  • Government or commercial product and service organisations delivering products or services to the education and research sector.
Full Members can register and connect Identity Providers (IdPs) as well as Service Providers (SPs) to the Federation. Associate Member can only register and connect Service Providers (SPs).
Please refer to the HKAF Eligibility Policy (PDF: 61k) for details about the eligibility criteria. All subscribers must be a legal entity or have a lead agent or similar represent them to become subscribers.