Theme: Cultural Pluralism in Asia and Europe

7th – 21st August 2017
Registration Deadline: 30th June 2017

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(Early bird €700 before 15th June 2016)
*Malaysian: RM3,500 (Early bird: RM3,000)

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WEEK 1: 7th-14th August 2016

  • Sunday 7th August

    - Registration / Orientation

  • Monday 8th August

    - Module 1: Malaysia: The Past, Present and Future
    - Module 2: When East Meets West
    - Campus tour/Visit to Rimba Ilmu (“Knowledge Forest”)

  • Tuesday 9th August

    - Module 3: Harmonisation between Asia and Europe
    - Module 4: Malaysia as an Islamic Hub in Asia: A Role Model
    - Visit to INCEIF

  • Wednesday 10th August

    - Module 5: Doing Business in Asia: A European Perspective
    - Talk Presentation by MITI
    - Visit to National Museum

  • Thursday 11th August

    - Visit to Putrajaya, Administrative Capital
    - Module 6: Putrajaya and Vision 2020
    - Tour of Putrajaya
    - Dialogue with Minister of Higher Education - "The Challenges of Multiethnicity"

  • Friday 12th August

    - Depart for Kuala Pilah, Homestay Batu Kikir (Traditional House)
    - Visit to Boden Farm
    - Visit to Bahau town

  • Saturday 13th August

    - Return to Boden Farm
    - Work on the farm

  • Sunday 14th August

    - Visit to Teratak Za’aba – the home of a renowned scholar-thinker Zainal Abidin Ahmad
    - Depart for State of Melaka

WEEK 2: 15th-21st August 2016

  • Monday 15th August

    - Courtesy Call on State Secretary of Melaka
    - Module 7: Melaka, A Cultural Heritage
    - Tour of Melaka City

  • Tuesday 16th August

    - Depart for Port Dickson
    - Return to Kuala Lumpur

  • Wednesday 17th August

    - Module 8: Crisis Migration in Asia and Europe - Challenges and Reactions
    - Module 9: Multiculturalism and multiethnicity: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  • Thursday 18th August

    - Module 10: Rojak or a Melting Pot? Cultural Diversity in Malaysia
    - Music & Movement at Experiment Theatre
    - Visit Petronas Twin Tower and Dataran Merdeka at downtown Kuala Lumpur

  • Friday 19th August

    - Module 11: Appreciating Multiculturalism through Youth's Reflections

  • Saturday 20th August

    - Module 12: Bridging the Gap between Asia and Europe: Youth Connectivity
    - A Roundtable of participants: “ASEM Summer School: Moving Forward”

  • Sunday 21st August

    - Departure

Building Up to AEI-ASC August 2016

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Useful Links

To discover possibilities with other establishments that are working with us to develop and promote ASC, explore these links:

University of Malaya

University of Malaya, or UM, Malaysia's oldest university, is situated on a 750 acre (309 hectare) campus in the southwest of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.

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Asia-Europe Institute

The Asia-Europe Institute has successfully established itself as one of Southeast Asia’s leading institutions for social science postgraduate research and teaching.

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Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia

Government ministry responsible for Malaysian higher educational matters. The current minister is Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh.

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ASEM Education Secretariat

Since 1996, biennial summits are held where heads of governments meet to put forward the ASEM dialogue process and underline action-oriented cooperation for mutual benefit.

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