Germany, Bremen

Europe Asia Dynamics

when 26 June 2016 - 9 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 800

This course comprises 6 topics per 10 contact hours:
- Political dimension: Asia’s Relation with Europe
- Historical dimension: Historical interactions between Asia and Europe
- Economic dimension: The role of Europe and Asia in the global political economy
- Social dimension: European social models, the Chinese social model, the Japanese welfare state, the Indian welfare system
- Cultural dimension: Cultural interactions, differences in cultural norms, work cultures in Europe and in Asia. Intercultural training.
- Sustainability dimension: Different European and Asian approaches to sustainability and environmental policy.
- including a factory tour to Mercedes Benz plant Bremen or Airbus Bremen

The course is offered in cooperation with:
- German Academic Exchange Service / DAAD
- Aarhus University / Denmark
- University of Latvia / Latvia
- Manipal University / India
- Dalian University of Technology / China

Course leader

- Dr. Shazia Aziz Wülbers / HSB
- Professor Friedrich Lehmann / HSB
- Professor Uwe Skoda / Aarhus University
- Dr. Neeta Inamdar / Manipal University
- Professor Tatjana Muravska / University of Latvia
- Professor Gouyo Wang / Dalian University

Target group

Master students and graduates. Minimum number of participants 25.

Credits info

6 EC
or 4 US credit hours

Fee info

EUR 800: The course fee includes: information packet with city guide; Seminars and lectures; Teaching material; Program related excursion; Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)
The course fee excludes: Travel expenses; Accommodation in Bremen (available at extra costs); Health and liability insurance; Board and personal spendings; Participation in optional activities