Experience

  • 1990 : Responsible for SAST Project N° 1 "The Needs and Possibilities for Cooperation between Selected Advanced Developing Countries and the Community in the Field of Science and Technology : Thailand and ASEAN", funded by the European Commission/DGXII (Monitor Programme).
  • 1991 - : Cooperation agreement signed with Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines.
  • 1991-1995 : Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with Ateneo de Manila University : project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for Development Cooperation. Topic : International economics and international business.
  • 1992 - : Cooperation agreement with the School of Management (SOM) of the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, for exchange of students. Until 1996, 5 SOM MBA students were received, and 6 graduate students of University of Antwerp - RUCA, sent.
  • 1993 - : Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with the National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, and the Ateneo de Manila University : project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for Development Cooperation. Topic : International economics and international business.
  • 1994 : International Colloquium "The Philippines : Development Cooperation and Trade and Investment Issues", Antwerp, 26 October 1994.
  • 1995 - : Cooperation agreement signed with Can Thö University, Can Thö, Vietnam.
  • 1996 - : Cooperation agreement signed with Faculty of Business, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • 1996 : Co-organiser of Colloquium "ASEAN, A Source of Growth for Belgium", National Industry Board (Centrale Raad voor het Bedrijfsleven), Brussels, 21 March 1996.
  • 1997 - : Cooperation agreement signed with Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City, Philippines.
  • 1998 - : Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with the School for Management and Business Administration, Can Thö University, Can Thö, Vietnam : project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for Development Cooperation. Topic : Development of an MBA programme for distance learning in the Mekong Delta Region.
  • 1998 - 99 : Research project "Globalisation and Social Development: Perspectives from Asia and Europa", commissioned by the Ministery of Foreign Affairs, Belgium.
  • 2000 - : Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with National Institute of Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia: project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for International Cooperation. Topic: Economics and Management Science.
  • 2004 - : Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with National Organisation for Studies of Politics and Administration (NOSPA), Vientiane, Laos PDR: project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for International Cooperation.
  • 2000 -2006 : Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with National Institute of Management, Phnom Penh, Cambodia: project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for International Cooperation. Topic: Economics and Management Science.
  • 2004 - 2010: Interuniversity cooperation, research and exchange with National Organisation for Studies of Politics and Administration (NOSPA), Vientiane, Laos PDR: project funded by the Belgian Directorate General for International Cooperation.
  • 2007-2010: Research with Wisarn Pupphavesa (Thailand Development Reseearch Institute) and Santi Chaisrisawatsuk (National Institute of Development Administration): “A US-Thai FTA: Implications for Thailand and ASEAN” for UNU-CRIS and UNU-WIDER.
  • 2013: Research project “EU-ASEAN FTAs: Does one size fit all?” for the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade, in cooperation with the European Institute for Asian Studies (Brussels)