Funded Opportunity - 20th ASEF Summer University: Educational journey through China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation



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Σας διαβιβάζουμε την παρακάτω ηλεκτρονική αλληλογραφία με τα συνημμένα της που αφορά προκήρυξη υποτροφιών που θα χορηγήθούν από το Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), για την παρακολούθηση του 20th ASEF Summer University (ASEF20) που θα διεξαχθεί από 15 Αυγούστου έως 5 Σεπτεμβρίου 2016.

Η προκήρυξη απευθύνεται σε προπτυχιακές/ούς, μεταπτυχιακές/ούς φοιτήτριες/φοιτητές, πτυχιούχους, υποψήφιες/ους διδακτόρισες/διδάκτορες και ερευνήτριες/ερευνητές, ηλικίας έως 30 ετών.

Η υποτροφία θα παρέχει πλήρη κάλυψη εξόδων ( οδοιπορικά, έξοδα συμμετοχής, διαμονής, διατροφής κ.λ.π).

Καταληκτική ημερομηνία υποβολής αιτήσεων είναι η 5η Απριλίου 2016.

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From: Nathalie SAJDA []
Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:59 AM
To: Nathalie SAJDA
Subject: Funded Opportunity - 20th ASEF Summer University: Educational journey through China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation


Funded opportunity for young professionals and students for a 2-week educational journey  


Dear Sir/Madame,

Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Nathalie Sajda, Project Coordinator at the Education Department of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), an intergovernmental organisation based in Singapore with a constituency comprising of 51 Asian and European countries, the EU and the ASEAN Secretariat. Our mission is to promote  cooperation between people, institutions and organisations across all societal layers of Asia and Europe.

I contact you today to share a funded and unique opportunity with your students: the 20th ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU20) on "Gateways to Asia and Europe: Connectivity by Land, Sea and Air".


ASEFSU20 is a 2-week educational excursion across the emerging economic corridors of China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation by road, train, sea and air. The core objectives of ASEFSU20 is to examine the challenges of contemporary transport and connectivity matters and develop real-scenario solutions for business and visions linked the 4 major transportation modes, namely (1) road, (2) railway, (3) maritime, and (4) air. The participants - representing a diverse pool of academic fields – will partake in a experiential programme fusing academic lectures, skills-developing workshops, on-site field research, collaborative exercises and direct engagements with industry leaders, local governments and communities.

ASEF looks forward to receive applications from your network to get on board on this rare programme. We would appreciate greatly if you shared the Open Call for Participation with your students. Forwarding the Open Call below along with core documents.


Deadline for application is Tuesday, 5 April 2016 at 23:59 GMT.


We look forward to hearing from you.

Nathalie Sajda


Nathalie SAJDA (Ms)   |   Project Executive, Education Department   |   Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)
31 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119595
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Check out our upcoming activities:

5th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC5), 4-8 April 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

Model ASEM 2016, 11-16 July 2016, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

20th ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU20), August 2016,  various cities in China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation

13th ASEF Classroom Network (ASEF ClassNet) Conference, November 2016, Korea 


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Get on board for a funded, experience-intensive journey through China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation!



The 20th ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU20) is for those who are hungry to explore the role of transportation and trade in connecting Asia and Europe – in the past, present and future. Be part of the Asia-Europe team of young professionals and students who will travel together for 2 weeks across 3 countries under the theme “Gateways of Asia and Europe: Connectivity by Land, Sea & Air".



In conjunction with the 20th Anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process, ASEFSU20 explores the concept of "Connectivity" between Asia and Europe from 3 lenses: Human Connectivity, Trade and Economic Cooperation, and Transport. ASEFSU20 leverages on the accelerating social and economic linkages between the 2 dynamic continents.



The journey passes through emerging economic corridors in these 3 countries where you will meet and learn from local communities as well as take upon real-scenario challenges on road, rail, maritime and air transportation. ASEFSU20 brings the participants together with government officials, businesses, academia and the civil society, and offers a top-tier environment for professional and personal development.


Experience first-hand Asia-Europe connectivity on the go!


ASEFSU20 is your opportunity to apply your skills and add-on a once-in-a-lifetime educational expedition!


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2 weeks between 15 August to 5 September 2016 (final dates subject to minor changes)



Beijing (China), Harbin (China), Vladivostok (Russian Federation), Chita (Russian Federation), Irkutsk (Russian Federation) and Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)



here by Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 23:59 GMT.


Accommodation, meals and travel subsidy will be provided for the selected participants.

Thank you for sharing this Open Call with your friends and networks.

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