Swiss-ASEAN Learning and Teaching at FHNW

Swiss-ASEAN Learning and Teaching at FHNW

On 28 and 29 June 2018, the FHNW School of Business hosted the Board meeting and Scientific Committee workshop of the Swiss-ASEAN Learning and Teaching (SALT) association in Olten, Switzerland.


During two intensive days, the participants of the scientific workshop evaluated SALT activities in 2018 and discussed further potential academic cooperation opportunities among SALT member universities. A main focus was the outline of the next Connect-Us Conference.



Signing of Memoranda of Understanding


During the delegation’s stay at FHNW School of Business, two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) were signed.


The MoU between San Beda University (Philippines) and FHNW School of Business has three aims:

  1. Academic activities such as short-term student exchanges, short-term faculty visits, and class observations;
  2. research activities such as sharing resources and know-how, conduct of surveys, presentations, publications, and company visits;
  3. identifying and promoting other areas of educational cooperation.

The MoU between the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH) and the FHNW School of Business seeks to enable cooperation in two fields:

  1. Co-supersivsors from FHNW School of Business for MSc and PhD programmes at UEH;
  2. Teaching by FHNW School of Business lecturers in MSc and PhD programmes at UEH.

The theme of the upcoming conference is digital transformation, specifically its impact on education, business and management, society and ethics, and innovation and technology. The second Connect-Us Conference will take place on October 9 – 10, 2019 in Malaysia and will he hosted by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.


The meetings of SALT closed with a visit to ETH in Zürich where ETH global discussed possible sources of funding for Southeast Asia.


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