FOR APAC participated in the Open Day at the University of Salzburg on 8th of March 2023. More information on this event can be found here.

For more Information on the visit of a top-class delegation from Taiwan on 14th of March 2023 please click

New Agorá-lecture on the 15th of March 2023:

„Unlocking Potential: A Comparison of Labour Market Integration of Skilled Migrants in South Korea and Japan“. For impresions, please click here.

The official launch of the Forum Asia Pacific (FOR APAC) will take place on the 15th of December 2022 at 10:00 am in the Bibliotheksaula of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg.

For more information please click on the button below.

Prof. Sirijit Sunanta (Mahidol University,   information) is coming to Salzburg from June 12-25, 2023 in the frame of an ASEA UNINET project led by Prof. Kyoko Shinozaki, PhD

Call for mobility funds ASEA UNINET, closing date: April 20, 2023

The ASEA-UNINET project call 2023-2024 (project execution: 1st of October 2023 – 30th of September 2024) is now open.

For internal PLUS information, please click HERE                                                                                                                          

SAVE THE DATE: FOR APAC Members Meeting, 23rd of June 2023, 1:00-3:00 PM

Zhejiang University Delegation led by Professor Hans-Peter COMES (Department of Environment and Biodiversity) paid a visit to FOR APAC on 7th of August 2023.

We are excited to announce that our Forum Asia Pacific Executive Director Mag. Judith Suchanek has recently been invited as a guest narrator of the video series „A Landscape with Chinese Character“, hosted by the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Chinaforschung (Ö.G.C.F.).

We are happy to share the video here:  

FOR APAC Research Colloquium Talk by Prof. Kyoko SHINOZAKI, PhD, (PLUS) on 20th of October 2023:„Migration/Mobility and Gender in Asia Pacific: Research Agenda“. For more information please klick here.

Join us to the Meiji University Tokyo Information Day on 24th of October 2023!

Please find the session timetable here. Online Link: ID: 975 1169 6985Pass code: 441667

FOR APAC Lecture Series Agorá Lecture by Dr. Zheng Cheng (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) on 3rd of November 2023: “Mapping Beijing between 1700 and 1910: a Czech Jesuit, a Russian Priest, a German Land Surveyor, and Other Stories“. For more information please klick here.

Welcome to FOR APAC Lecture Series Agorá talk by Professor Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen (University of Bath, UK) on the topic 妈妈, I Miss You’: Emotional Multilingual Practices in Transnational Families“, on 24 November 2023. For more information please click here.

Welcome to FOR APAC Lecture Series Agorá talk by Professor Lorna Carson (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) on the topic Establishing Transdisciplinary Research and Teaching in Asian Studies: the Foundational Role of Languages and Linguistics” on 15 December 2023. For more information, please click here.

We cordially invite you to our next FOR APAC Research Colloquium talk by Professor Tanja Bührer (Department of History, PLUS) on the topic “The Age of Revolution from a South Asian Perspective, 1770-1815 on 15 December 2023. For more information, please click  here.


Intoduction of Partner Universities in Japan, in the Republic of Korea and in the PR China 

We are happy to inform you that Forum Asia Pacific will participate in the International Week of the University of Sazburg (18-22 March 2024) by presenting student exchange possibilities at PLUS partner universities in Japan, in the Republic of Korea and the PR China. If you are intersted in spending one academic semester or one academic year at a partner university in the aforemenioned countries, you are warmly invited to join the following online presentations from the following partner universities as well as from colleagues of the Langauge Center at the University of Salzburg:


Online Participation: Teams  LINK Meeting ID: 364 190 221 837 Passcode: bptCQP 

TUESDAY, 19th of MARCH 2024:

09:00-09:30 AM: Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
09:30-10:00 AM: Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan
10:00-10:30 AM: Peking University, Beijing, PR China
10:30-11:30 AM: Introduction and Information on Chinese and Japanese Language Courses at the PLUS                                   Language Center                                           
10:30-10:40 AM: General Presentation of the PLUS Language Center                                                                10:40-11:10 AM: Presentation of the Chinese and Japanese Language Courses                                                11:10-11:20 AM: Presentation of the Study Supplement “ASIA-PACIFIC STUDIES”                                          11:20-11:30 AM: Q&A Session


WEDNESDAY, 20th of MARCH 2024

09:00-09:30 AM: Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea
09:30-10:00 AM: University of Seoul, Seoul, Republic of Korea
10:00-10:30 AM: Fudan University, Shanghai, PR China
10:30-11:00 AM: Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, PR China


THURSDAY, 21st of MARCH 2024

09:00-09:30 AM: Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan)
09:30-10:00 AM: Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan


For more information abouth the Symposium please click here.

The FOR APAC also cordially invites you to the next FOR APAC LECTURE SERIES talk on the 5th of April 2024. For more information, please click here.

Forum Asia Pacific cordially invites you to the next RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM Talk on the 12th of April, 2024. For more information please click here.