In the field of higher education, Erasmus+ supports a few main Actions targeting cooperation with Partner Countries. These include the Jean Monnet activities which aim to stimulate teaching, research and reflection in the field of European Union studies worldwide. In 2017, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya became the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (JMCoE). With this designation, the Asia-Europe Institute is now recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for three years from 2017. Read More
A Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series (ALES) featuring H.E. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, Ambassador of France to Malaysia. Date: 30th January 2019 (Wednesday) • 3.30pm • Venue: Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya
The workshop was facilitated by an invited lecturer, Prof Andreas Stoffers, a professor of International Management from the University of Applied Languages/SDI Munich, Germany.
The event was held on 13 & 14 August 2018 from 9am to 5pm at ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya.
13 & 14 August 2018 • 9am-5pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute - This workshop will examine EU/European Studies programmes in a few universities in countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines as well as Malaysia. It will address the various challenges encountered in teaching EU/European studies. In addition, different approaches used in teaching EU/European studies in the context of ASEAN will be discussed.
On the 25th and 26th July 2018, the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya organised the ASEAN-EU Dialogue with the theme Regional and Inter-Regional Economic Cooperation: Identifying Priorities for ASEAN and the EU. The EU-ASEAN Dialogue was organised by the Asia-Europe Institute as part of the yearly Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence activities.
Kesatuan Eropah (EU) mensasarkan untuk menandatangani Perjanjian Perdagangan Bebas (FTA) dengan Malaysia selepas memeterai FTA dengan Singapura dan Vietnam.
Kesatuan Eropah (EU) memberi penekanan kepada nilai demokratik, pertumbuhan ekonomi dan kestabilan politik serantau dalam hubungannya dengan negara Asia Tenggara.
ASEAN member countries need strong political will and right policies in place to facilitate an open border policy and boost intra-ASEAN trade, says Ambassador and Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia Maria Castillo-Fernandez.
25 & 26 July 2018 • Day 1: 9am-5pm, Day 2: 9am-3.30pm • Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya
The second school visit for the Europe Day High School Outreach Program took place on the 14th May 2018 at the Sekolah Menengah Sains Seri Puteri (SESERI) Kuala Lumpur. The team consisted of the Activity Coordinator, led by Dr Nurliana Kamaruddin and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence team.
On 5 May 2018, the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya in collaboration with the European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia organized the Europe Day High School Outreach Progam at Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor (KUSESS) as part of its activities as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence.
A media coverage from the New Straits Times newspaper dated 25th April 2018 about the AEI's Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture Series which featured Italian Ambassador in Kuala Lumpur, H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto.
On April 10, 2018, H.E. Cristiano Maggipinto, the Ambassador of Italy delivered a public lecture at the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) titled “Italy and ASEAN: Political, Cultural and Economic Prospects of a New Relationship”. The Jean Monnet Ambassador Lecture series is a regular lecture series hosted by the AEI with the aim of fostering dialogue and knowledge sharing between the EU diplomatic mission in Malaysia and the general public as well as students and academicians in particular.
Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) hosted the Comparative Regionalism Workshop 2018 as part of its activities as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on April 6 and 7, 2018. The workshop was titled Bridging Regional Knowledge and was conducted by invited lecturer, Dr Paul Gillespie. Dr Gillespie is the Deputy Director at the Institute of British-Irish Studies, and a Senior Research Fellow adjunct in the School of Politics and International Relations, University of College Dublin.
Date: 10th April 2018 (Tuesday) • 2pm • Auditorium, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya
Date: 6th & 7th April 2018 (Friday & Saturday) • 9am - 5pm • ASEM Room, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya