IAFOR is very excited to announce a new partnership with Singapore Management University (SMU) and The Southeast Asian Conference on Education (SEACE2020). SEACE will kick off with a symposium hosted in February next year at SMU’s centrally located campus in Singapore. The symposium will be organised in conjunction with the annual ASEAN Career Fair with Japan, an event connecting Southeast Asian university graduates with Japanese companies, that was set up in 2013 by IAFOR’s partner in the IAFOR Research Centre (IRC), Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University. OSIPP also has a student exchange partnership with SMU.
The Singapore Management University is one of Asia’s leading universities in economics and social sciences, internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. SMU offers a wide range of courses including, Bachelor's, Master's, MBA and PhD degree programmes. This strategic partnership with SMU will support and nurture IAFOR's goals of educational cooperation without borders, alongside institutions with an international and internationalising profile.
Dr Joseph Haldane, Chairman and CEO of IAFOR said that, “IAFOR is very excited to be in South East Asia, and in the diverse hub of Singapore. We are also very pleased to be working with Singapore Management University alongside our partners in IRC-OSIPP to help shape and promote this event.”