Asian studies in Lithuania

Established at: (Lietuvių) 2013
Address: Vaižganto st. 30, Kaunas 44229, Lithuania Tel./fax.: 8-37-331323 E-mail:
Canceled: No

2013-: Agnė Budriūnaitė

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Taiwan Centre, established on 2013, March, is an organization associated with the Centre for Asian Studies at Vytautas Magnus University which carries out academic and cultural educational activities.
The main aims of the Centre:
To promote knowledge on Taiwanese culture and society in Lithuania through academic, educational and cultural events, like conferences, symposiums, public lectures, summer schools, exhibitions, concerts, etc.
To conduct research in the field of Taiwan studies in cooperation with other foreign academic institutions, by initiating and participating in joint projects.
To strengthen the academic relations between VMU and Taiwan‘s educational institutions.
To collect and expand funds on Taiwanese history, culture, society, politics, economy and such, located in the reading room of the Centre.

Initiators of the project: Japan foundation VDU