[Hightlight] EU+ Series Seminars


In light of the upcoming European Parliament election and the recent dramatic events in Ukraine, the EUAP has brought to you the "EU+ Series". See below for the details of roundtable discussion and seminar.


Rondtable Discussion "Act. React. Impact - The European Parliament Elections 2014"

7th April 2014

400 million voters will elect 751 representatives for the new European
Parliament on 25 May 2014. Join a roundtable discussion with diplomats from EU member states and academics from both the EU and HK about the future course of Europe beyond 2014.

Seminar "Of Velvet Revolutions and Velvet Occupations: The EU and the Current State of its Eastern Partnership Programme"

17th April 2014

It will discuss the emergence and relative success/failure of the Eastern Partnership Programme. It will also address the question of the future course of European neighborhood policies in the face of a renewed ‘cold war’ threat in Europe.

Hong Kong Model European Union Conference

25-26th April 2014

The Model European Union is a two-day academic simulation of the EU conference. It aims to educate and raise HK university students’ awareness on current European issues, as well as to promote understanding of the European integration. Interest party please contact us for seat availability.

Secondary School Blog Competition: Green the City!

Submission by 26th April 2014

Are you aware of the pollution and waste problem in Hong Kong? Do you found some interesting solutions in Europe and want to apply it in HK?  Write a blog entry now. Winners will receive a Page One Gift Card & a certificates.

Public Lecture "Tectonics in Adaptive Reused Heritage - Learning from Gaudi's Sagrada Familia"

27 April 2014

The lecture presents discourses on integration of the old and the new by exploring innovative design solutions for adaptive reuse of heritage buildings with the example of the Unesco Church La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Global Anti-Counterfeiting Conference HK

8th May 2014

The conference focuses on raising awareness on the dangers of counterfeits and promoting consumer health and safety. It seeks to enhance Customs’ work in the Asia Pacific region by encouraging Customs and the private sector to join forces.

Summer Top-up Programme Brussels

Application close on18th April 2014 *

Want to know more about the EU by visiting the major intuitions and meeting the officials in Brussels? We will also visit eco-design firms.

Master Scholarship

Application close on 23rd May 2014 *

If you wish to complete a Master programme in EU studies/EU-related discipline at a university in the European Union, do not miss the chance!

Visiting Scholarship

Application now open

Visiting Scholarship at the postdoc level for
research/teaching sojourns of 4 months duration at EUAP
institutions (fall/winter term 2014).

*please note the application eligibility

Roundtable Discussion "China-EU Cultural Diplomacy and Dialogue"

13 February 2014 - Prof. Richard Trappl was invited to the roundtable discussion. Co-discussants were Dr. Gabriele Gauler (Director of the Goethe Institut Hongkong) and Stéphane Joly (Director of the Alliance Francaise Hong Kong). In the discussions, models of organization and concrete examples of project planning were discussed. Successful cultural diplomacy therefore depends on the identification of themes of global, trans-national and trans-cultural significance.


Seminar "Lobbying and Public Affairs in the European Union"

14 February 2014 - Guest speaker Dr. Gabriel Lansky, Senior Partner of the Vienna law firm Lansky, Ganzger and Partner, presented a specialist audience of legal experts, students and academics with an overview of the legal and regulatory processes in the European Union and discussed case studies of influencing them through lobbying.

EU Graduate Research Workshop in Australia

17-18 February 2014 Dr. Martin Chung (EUAP Research Assistant Professor), Thomas Steigler (EUAP PhD Scholarship holder, HKU) and Jędrzej Górski (PhD candidate, CUHK) attended th 2-day workshop "The EU in the 20th Century" held at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

European Higher Education Fair

15-16 March 2014 - EUAP took part in the two-day European Higher Education Fair to provide useful information on European Studies in Hong Kong for the general public.

/EU Business News & Insights Issue #5 Focus on the European Parliament Election


/RTHK, The Pulse: [2014-03-07] Is Hong Kong facing ultimate bankruptcy? What next in the Ukraine?

with Dr. Stefan Auer

/News Brief "European Parliament Election-Social Democrats and Christian Democrats going head to head in race"


/CNBC [2014-01-28] Where does Ukraine-Russia relationship stand?

with Dr. Stefan Auer

/News Brief "Violence Against Women in the EU - Release of the FRA report has surprising findings"

  Dr. Stefan Auer is a steering committee of the EUAP. He is an Associate Professor in European Studies at University of Hong Kong.

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