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Cooperation with the University of Hong Kong

Nov 02, 2011

Various international institutions cooperate with the Cluster "Asia and Europe". One of it is the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong.

The joint programme fosters exchange between students and professors of the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities & Social Sciences and the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”. The cooperation also includes joint research projects, courses and workshops.

The Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong was established in 2001. Its mission is to promote innovative, multi-disciplinary work in the humanities and social sciences by supporting diverse platforms for a critical community of scholars to share experience across the globe.  

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) The University of Hong Kong (HKU) was founded in 1911. Today it is one of the leading international institutions of higher learning in Asia. HKU is renown for excellence in teaching, learning and research. In 2010 it was awarded the first place in the QS Asian University Rankings. HKU atrracts outstanding scholars from around the world and is committed to keeping a flexible, pluralistic and supportive intellectual environment. Major areas of research include Human Health and Development, Built and Natural Environments, China Studies, and Communications. The university's main campus is located on Bonham Road and Pok Fu Lam Road in the Mid-levels of Hong Kong Island.     

For more information about the cooperation please contact Prof. Angela Ki Che Leung. 

Other international partner institutions of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe” include Harvard University, University of Chicago, Duke University, Arizona State University, Peking University, Kanagawa University, Kansai University, Kyoto University, University of Zurich, the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and the German Commission for UNESCO.


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