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ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Tourism [Croatia and Slovenia, Sept 12-23]: No Fee; Apply by July 3

By: Aakash Laad | 30 Jun 2018 12:00 AM
About the Organiser

In March 1996, the leaders of 25 European and Asian countries, together with the European Commission, convened in Bangkok, Thailand, for the inaugural Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). This historic summit paved the way for the establishment of the Asia- Europe Foundation (ASEF) one year later in 1997.

About the Program

The ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU) is a 2-week experiential learning journey and “Interdisciplinary Innovathon” for Asian and European students & young professionals. Designed to foster cross-cultural exchanges and networks among youth, it will offer you the opportunity to broaden your horizons, deepen your knowledge of contemporary issues, and propose concrete solutions to societal challenges.

ASEFSU22 will be conducted under the theme “Sustainable Tourism: Youth Driving Green Growth” and it consists of a mix of practical team exercises, thought-provoking lectures, group research and experiential learning. As a participant, you will be given the opportunity to learn and share your knowledge on sustainable tourism and green economies through a local “Innovathon” and Challenge Hub.


Sustainable Development


ASEFSU22 will focus on the 3 Dimensions of Sustainable Development:

1.) Economic, including Sustainable Transport, Youth Employment, and Sustainable Consumption & Production.
2.) Social, including Cultural Heritage, Inclusion, and Interactions with Locals.
3.) Environmental, including Water & Waste Management, Renewable Energy, and Technology.

  1. Citizen of any of the 51 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partner countries. See this link for the list of countries.
  2. Students, entrepreneurs, academics, and professionals – all between the ages of 18 and 30.
  3. Strong command of English (verbal and written).

Croatia and Slovenia

Registration Procedure
Register here by filling up a detailed application form.

No registration or participation fee.

The organizers will cover accommodation and meals for the duration of the conference, plus a travel subsidy from your country of residence to the starting point and back.

Deadline for submitting applications

July 3, 2018, 1300 Hrs GMT

Selection Criteria

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and its partners follow the principle of equality, non-discrimination, and equal opportunity. All applicants will be screened fairly according to their responses in the application form as ASEF and its partners do not discriminate against any applicant or participant on the basis of his or her race, national origin (ancestry), colour, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, religion (creed), marital status or age.


September 12 to September 23, 2018.

In case of any query, please direct your mail on
To see the concept note, visit this link.
FAQs can be accessed through this link.
The official brochure can be accessed here.
For more information and detailed knowledge about the summer university, please visit the official website by clicking here.


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