Deadline: September 29, 2021 00:00 CEST
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Dates: October 11 - November 15, 2021
Eligibility: Young professionals or students between 18-30 years from one of the 51 ASEM Countries.
Location: Online

ASEF Summer University 2021

The 23rd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU23) is an interdisciplinary Hackathon journey for young Asians & Europeans on “Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future”.

The Summer University connects young hackers, designers, innovators, urban planners and SDG experts from 51 countries to collaborate & develop urban solutions in three of the most populated countries in ASEM: Bangladesh, India & Pakistan.

Are you keen on designing our Cities for a Sustainable Future?

ASEF Summer University invites creators, designers, innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, communicators who wanna use their skillset to solve the challenges.

If you are enthusiastic to work with an interdisciplinary, intercultural team from Asia & Europe and keen to learn more about Sustainable Urbanisation in Bangladesh, India & Pakistan, this program is for you!

#ASEFSU23 Hackathon Challenges

ASEFSU23 Hackathon Teams will tackle one of three interdisciplinary urban challenges, linking SDG11 with other socio-economic issues that are part of the UN Agenda2030:

  • Bangladesh (SDG11, SDG12 & SDG13): Creating Clean Cities: Tackling Urban Waste Management
  • India (SDG3 & SDG11): Creating Healthy Cities: Tackling Obesity among Children
  • Pakistan (SDG4, SDG8 and SDG11): Creating Accessible Cities: Enhancing Urban Mobility
    More info here: Hackathon Challenges

The most innovative solution for each country’s challenge will receive an award.

What’s in it for you?

  • Certification: Receive a certification of participation by all partner universities, as well as up to 10 university credits from University College Cork (UCC).
  • Sustainable Impact: Play your role towards Sustainable Urbanisation by transforming ideas into concrete impactful solutions in your country.
  • Network: Build up your network of innovators & experts for future partnerships & collaborations.

Interested in applying for the ASEF Summer University 2021? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.

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