CARA received two awards in 2007 for its work in defence of academic freedom. In 2009, CARA was named the Times Higher Education Charity of the Year; and CARA was honoured again by Times Higher Education in 2013, as the Nominated Charity in their awards for November that year.
Swedish Association of University Teachers (SULF) Prize for the Promotion of Academic Freedom - Press Release
University of Graz Human Rights Prize - Press Release
Times Higher Education Charity of the Year 2009
Times Higher Education Awards, 2013
CARA also received numerous letters of support in 2008, its 75th anniversary year, including from the late Rt Hon Lord Bingham of Cornhill, David Milliband and the South African High Commission.