14 March 2019

AEI-ASEM Summer School 2019

AEI-ASEM Summer School 2019

The Asia-Europe Institute has launched the 2019 edition of the AEI-ASEM Summer School which takes place from 11-17 June at the University of Malaya, Malaysia and from 20-29 June at the University of Limerick, Ireland. 

The AEI-ASEM Summer School is a 2-weeks programme consisting of a series of lecture modules and relevant field trips to attract the flow of European students to Asia towards promoting balanced mobility. The Summer School is also open to participants from other countries. With the second half of the Summer School held in Limerick, Ireland, it will also attract Asian students to Europe. 

The modules follow a coherent approach that introduces Malaysia and its cultural diversity to the participants, within the context of multiculturalism and religious pluralism in Asia and Europe.The AEI-ASEM Summer School is driven by various eclectic approaches that emphasise interdisciplinary learning, intercultural exchanges, cultural immersion, and appreciation to inclusiveness, cultural diversity and harmony-building in the Asian region. Lecture modules are assimilated with a strategic mix of activities, field trips and knowledge/skill-building activities to provide practical and valuable learning experiences to all participants.

Who can participate?  

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Researchers from the Social Sciences, Humanities and other disciplines
  • Academics from any higher education institutions
  • Company executives and NGO personnel interested in cross-cultural learning
  • Anyone who is interested or keen to participate

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this programme, participants are able to:

  • Identify and explain the cultural diversity of the Asian and European region;
  • Demonstrate awareness of dfferent cultures, develop respect for cultural diversity, heritage values and the roles of youth and millennials in fostering harmony through the appreciation of multiculturalism and diversity.

Academic Workload:

  • Lecture modules: 14 hours
  • Roundtable discussion: 3 hours
  • Field trips : 18 hours

Participation Fees:

University of Malaya’s programme: €400 per person
University of Limerick’s programme: €800 per person

More information:

Please find more information on the website of the Asia-Europe Institute.