In our news brief this week: Russia and Ukraine ban flights but agree on gas deal brokered by the EU, pro-independence parties win Catalonian elections, and the Volkswagen emissions testing scandal widens to Spanish car maker Seat. For more on these stories, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre is organising a seminar by Ms. Olga Mikheeva (PhD candidate and Junior Research Fellow, Tallinn University of Technology) on the history of industrial finance in Continental Europe and its relevance to contemporary cases in Southeast Asia. This will be held on 8 October 2015 at NTU@one-North. To register for this event, please click on the featured image.
The Vice President of the European Commission, Mr Jyrki Katainen visited Singapore and gave a lecture at the Singapore Management University (SMU) on 25 September. For more on his speech, please click on the featured image.
If you'd like to learn more about the European Union from the comfort of your home and at little or no cost, a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) may be the best option for you. This October, we'd like to highlight two MOOC courses on EU-related topics. For more on these courses, please click on the featured image.
In October, the EU Centre will host a public lecture by Dr Rolf Tarrach (President, European University Association) on the topic of quality higher education in ASEAN. For more information on this event, please click on the featured image.