Call for participants: 18th ASEF University

Call for participants: 18th ASEF University
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the University of Tartu (UT), and the Estonian School Student Councils’ Union (ESCU) are inviting young people, between 18 to 30 years old, from Asia and Europe to participate in the 18th ASEF University (AU18).

The theme for this year is ‚ÄúConscious Consumers for Environmental Sustainability‚ÄĚ, and will take place from 18 August to 1 September in the Estonian city of Tartu. The programme offers opportunities for up to 46 promising (under-) graduate students, young professionals and educators from ASEM countries to broaden their horizons and deepen their insight into contemporary issues in a multi-cultural setting. One week of lectures and interactive workshops will be followed by one week of international volunteering awareness campaign, which will reach the young people in Estonian communities. Presentations will be given by highly regarded academics and experts from universities, research institutes, governments and international organisations from Asia and Europe. The organisers will provide accommodation, meals, local transportation and a partial travel subsidy for all selected participants.
Deadline to submit applications is 23rd April 2012, 1200H Singapore time (UTC/GMT +8 hours). .

Further information can be found:
http://www.asef.org/images/docs/AU18_Call%20for%20Participants.pdf
http://www.asef.org/index.php/projects/themes/environment/2491-AU18