The Department of Asian Studies received a prestigious grant from the programme Horizon 2020, financed by the European Commission.
The project „Competing Regional Integrations in Southeast Asia (CRISEA)” is focused on integration processes in South East Asia in the context of the European Union policy towards this region. The project consortium is led by the L’Ecole Française d’Extrême-Orient from Paris. University of Lodz is one of the project’s partners, together with such institutions as Cambridge University, University of Hamburg, Università degli Studi di Napoli L'Orientale, University of Oslo as well as universities from Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Indonesia, Phillipines and Malasia. The total budget of this three years project reaches 2,5 million EUR, including 120.000 EUR for the University of Lodz.