The ASEF University Alumni Network (ASEFUAN), the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the All-China Youth Federation (ACYF) call for participants for the 2008 Model ASEM in Beijing, a conference and simulation of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), aimed at international students with strong interest in the political, economic and social relations between Asia and Europe.
The 2008 Model ASEM will take place in Beijing, China from the 24 to 27 September 2008.
Individuals applying to the 2008 Model ASEM must meet the Model ASEM selection criteria. They need to be students enrolled at a recognised University and have a demonstrated record of scholarship and leadership in their discipline. Delegates must also be proficient in English, which is the official language of the Model ASEM conference. Participants also need to be nationals of an ASEM member country.
Applicants are encouraged to fill in an online application. Alternatively, you may download a copy of the application form and send it along with a copy of your CV or resume to the 2008 Model ASEM organising committee at email@example.com.
The application form includes a letter of motivation (or personal statement) no longer than 500 words that outlines the applicant’s main reasons for applying for Model ASEM and the interest in the ASEM process.
The deadline for applications is 10 August 2008. Successful applicants will be informed by the end of August 2008.
The organisers will provide travel subsidies to successful applicants. Delegates travelling from Europe can avail of a subsidy of up to €500 and those from Asia can receive up to €250. The organisers will also cover the cost of accommodation and meals for the duration of the programme. A cultural excursion to explore the historic city of Beijing will take place on the last day of the event.
General enquiries and questions on the application process or the 2008 Model ASEM may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Model ASEM is a flagship project of the ASEF University Alumni Network.
Please follow the links below to the online application form. The application form includes a letter of motivation of not more than 500 words. You will also be required to submit a copy of your CV or resume with your application.
|Online application for
Applicants from Asia
|Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam|
|Online application for
Applicants from Europe
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom