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  1. Asia Institute on Political EconomyJuly 30- August 20, 2004www.tfasasia.orgThe Fund for American Studies in partnership with the University of Hong Kong and Georgetown University

  2. Come to Hong Kong • Participate in an international program that promotes discussion of political economy with young leaders • Learn from renowned professors • Analyze and debate issues of economics, global trade and economic development with outstanding students, well-known professors and notable guests. • Live in the international center for finance and trade and a hub for vibrant cultural interaction.

  3. Institute Objectives • The Institute is intended for serious and energetic students who are willing to be challenged by stimulating ideas and cultural exchange. • AIPE brings together over 60 students from a wide range of nationalities to interact, learn and share their experiences.

  4. Academics • Political Economy Component the examines structure and functions of a market economy. Students will use the Harvard Business School case study approach to examine how several countries have fared using respective models of market governance. • The American Studies Component allows students to explore historical and cultural aspects of American society. The course examines Theories, structures and principles of of the American system of constitutional government • Academic credit is available through Georgetown University for either graduate or undergraduate level studies.

  5. Live and Learn“The interaction with the Asian students is an incredible opportunity to learn what you and your country look like from beyond the mirror of your press and the rhetoric of your politicians - an important view in the emerging global market.” –Lara Turner, USA • The pace of the academic program is intense and demanding • Students are engaged in an exchange of ideas and cultures • The Institute provides students with the opportunity to network with future leaders throughout Asia and the US

  6. Letters of Recommendations An Official Transcript Resume or Curriculum Vitae Typed 500 word essay Proof of English proficiency TOEFL, IELTS, Letter from an English professor, or official certificate of English proficiency Admissions Requirements for all International Programs

  7. Anonymous Mr. Charlie Black Mr. Don Cogman David & Corinne Jones Scholarship Fund The Earhart Foundation Eli Lily Asian Operations, Ltd. Samuel Freeman Charitable Trust Mr. Thomas L. Philips Mr. Tim Ryan Mr. Randal C. Teague Generous Donors make AIPE Possible

  8. TFAS Alumni NetworkThe Fund for American studies has educated over 7,000 students from 80 countries since its conception in 1967 • Alumni form a significant network of young leaders and professionals in academia, journalism, business, and government. • Alumni communicate through e-groups, seminars, conferences, and country chapters. “ We learn to listen to others and respect what is going on in a certain country. We begin to consider issues in the world with the means that we have gained in the classes and off-class discussions." Steven Ming Yang, China, AIPE ‘02

  9. Apply Online Today at’s Premier Political Economy Program

  10. How to Apply To be considered for admission, one must submit all the items before the application deadline.

  11. Contact Information For students from the People's Republic of China, Chinese Taipei, and the Hong Kong SAR, submit applications to: Dr. Timothy Hau, Academic Director Asia Institute for Political Economy School of Economics and Finance The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong Tel: 852-2859-2192 Fax: 852-2548-1152 E-mail: Admissions Deadline: March 15, 2004. *For students from the People's Republic of China Admissions Deadline: January 21, 2004

  12. Contact Information • For countries not listed above (United States, Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, etc), submit applications to:Mr. Charles Brockner, Director Asia Institute for Political Economy The Fund for American Studies 1706 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009 U.S.A. • Admissions Deadline: March 15, 2004.