ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (#ARC5)


Grab the opportunity to share your thoughts, questions and solutions with university rectors, business leaders, policy makers, governmimage001ent officials and join us for the 5thASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (#ARC5) on “Employability: Asia and Europe Prepare the New Generation”.  The ARC5 Students’ Forum will take place on 4-7 April 2016 at Charles University in Prague, the Czech Republic. 

The ARC5 Students’ Forum is for university students from all academic disciplines between the ages of 18-30 from 51 ASEM member countries to map and identify how universities, business and governments can cooperate and confront the rise of youth under- and unemployment. It offers you great networking opportunities, discussions of high calibre and collaborative working groups. Students will have the chance to mutually exchange practices and perspectives on employability skills with universities and employers. As the Official Dialogue Partner, ARC5 aims to develop and contribute with Policy Recommendations to the 6th Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM ME6) in Korea in 2017.

What:    ARC5 Students’ Forum (#ARC)

Where:  Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

When:   4-7 April 2016

Apply here by Friday, 22 January 2016!

Travel subsidy, accommodation and meals will be covered for the selected participants. 

Get a glimpse of the results of the previous Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum in Hangzhou, China.

For more information, check out the FAQ. If you have any other questions, please get in touch with the organising team at

(Contact Person: Ms Lieke BOS, Project Coordinator; +65 6874 9714).

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