Pupil Lab on EU-Asia Relations

The lab provides a platform to acquaint pupils as well as teachers with the topic of European integration, its external dimension and especially the nexus of economic and political affairs in EU-Asia relations.

FIRST SESSION OF ALFRIED-KRUPP PUPILS' LAB ON JANUARY 10, 2018

In the context of Prof. Bersick's Jean Monnet Chair the department for International Political Economy of East Asia and the Alfried Krupp Pupils' Lab of Ruhr University Bochum are co-organizing a project on the "political and economic relationship between the EU and East Asia in a globalized world". The project deals with the relevance of East Asian states for economic trends and policy making in the EU as well as with the political and economic consequences of EU developments for East Asia. Additionally, the Pupils' Lab provides links to High School curricula regarding subjects such as Social Sciences/Economics or History. The target group are pupils in grade 10 and higher. The first session of the Pupils' Lab will take place on Wednesday, 10th January 2018 from 9am to 2pm. Further information can be found here or on the Pupils' Lab website.

SECOND SESSION OF ALFRIED KRUPP PUPILS' LAB ON JANUARY 24, 2018

On Wednesday, 24th January 2018, a second session of the Alfried Krupp Pupils' Lab is taking place. Organized by the department for International Political Economy of East Asia, 26 pupils of the "Neues Gymnasium Bochum" high school can have the opportunity to gain insight into the political and economic relations between the European Union and East Asia. The presentations focus on the relevance of East Asian states for economic developments and policy making in the EU as well as on political and economic consequences of developments in East Asia for the EU. Climate change is another important topic to look at. Additionally, the department of Chinese Studies provides the pupils with a brief introduction to the Chinese language.