The ASP is a three-week international summer program focused on topics relevant to Asia. Its primary aim is to foster future leaders who have a strong understanding of Asian cultures, a broad and creative mindset, and a talent for international collaboration. The learning environment is friendly and multicultural, often involving students from universities all across Asia and beyond.
Participating students select two courses, one offered in the morning and one in the afternoon. Each course is typically worth two academic credits that may be applied toward the students’ graduation requirements at their home university (though it should be noted that policies may differ between participating universities). Most courses cover topics in liberal arts and humanities, with some introductory level courses in other fields also available. All courses are taught by esteemed instructors representing participating universities.
In addition to academic studies, students have opportunities to join various special activities and tours. These are intended to increase awareness of the host country’s culture and promote friendship among participants. The memories and social connections formed at ASP can last a lifetime.
Details about this year’s course offerings, planned activities, and registration procedures can be found by navigating through the ASP 2018 section of the website. Specific questions regarding the program may be sent using the information listed in the Contact Us page.