Civic Engagement and Sustainable Development
15-31 August 2022 (Lecture Modules: 22-25 August)
The AEI-ASEM Summer School is an ongoing initiative to enhance the balanced mobility of students, researchers and academics between Asia and Europe in line with one of the decisions of ASEMME 4 in May 2013, Kuala Lumpur. This year’s summer school, themed “Civic Engagement and Sustainable Development” will focus on a student-led workshop and forum which allows students to discuss and explore different aspects of the theme in a multicultural setting with participants from Asia and Europe.
This year’s online summer school is a flexible 2-week program where participants will work in facilitated groups to discuss cross-cutting issues, engage in interactive group work and prepare for a student-led forum at the end of the program. Participants will also attend online modules with speakers covering various modules in line with the theme.
At the end of this course, participants are able to:
Registration link: http://www.international-office.de/asem
|Day 0 (15 August 2022)|
|3:00 – 3:30 PM||Preparation week, introduction and briefing|
|3:30 – 4:30 PM||
Activity 1: Kick-Off and Online team building
Short input from Dr Sabrina Weithmann - Setting the Stage for Selected Aspects of Sustainable Development.
|4:30 – 5:30 PM||Activity 2: Diversity space meetings
Assessment 1: Short Report Topic Provided (Students should prepare a reflection report based on any of the module topics. The report should be about 1500 words)
|Day 1 (22 August 2022)|
|3:30 – 4:30 PM||Welcoming Remarks from
|4:30 – 5:30 PM||Module 1: Socio-Participation and Civic Engagement
Speaker: Ms. Firdaus Husni
|5:30 – 6:30 PM||Module 2: Youth Social Advocacy in Malaysia
Speaker: Mr. Aaron Denison
|Day 2 (23 August 2022)|
|3:00 – 4:00 PM||Module 3: Aspects of a Green University Office
Speakers: Madeleine Recknagel & Sabrina Weithmann
|4:00 – 5:30 PM||Activity 2:
Brainstorming session: Civic engagement activities based on ‘adopt and adapt’ concept for a green university or campus of the future.
|5:30 – 6:30 PM||Module 4: ASEF Virtual Visit|
|Day 3 (24 August 2022)|
|3:00 – 4:00 PM||Module 5: Sustainability and Digitalisation
Speaker: Dr Sabrina Schorck
|4:00 – 5:30 PM||Activity 3:
Sharing of European and Asian civic engagement activities via digitalisation. Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
|5:30 – 6:30 PM||Module 6: EEAS Virtual Visit (TBC)|
|Day 4 (25 August 2022)|
|2.00 - 5.30 PM||Activity 4: Participant-led forum on the role of youth in the current society.
Topics can may cover anything related to the theme.
Assessment 2: Forum
|5:30 – 6:00 PM||Closing ceremony – closing remarks|
|31 August 2022||Submission of Short Report|
Asia-Europe Institute, Universiti Malaya and TH Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Last Update: 24/06/2022