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2nd ASEF University

Asia And Europe: Towards A Better Mutual Understanding

Project Period: Contact: Department: Programme: Theme:
22 Aug 99 - 05 Sep 99 Asia-Europe Foundation Education Department ASEF Summer University Education

Beijing (China)


The second instalment of ASEF University brought together 34 undergraduates, most of whom were studying social and political science, history, economics, or international law. Through an intensive programme of lectures and discussions, participants gained insights and traded views on the following topics:

- European integration and monetary union

- Western democracy and Asian values

- The ASEM process

Participants were also treated to a rich cultural programme, which included visits to the Great Wall, Summer Palace, the Forbidden City, and the Ming Tombs.


The Center for Overseas Exchange, Peking University, China