International Relations &
Special Duties Division,
Faculty of Arts and Social
Welcome From The Vice Dean
The National University of Singapore with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
(FASS) is delighted to offer FASStrack Asia: The Summer School in June 2016, which
will take place in Singapore, one of the most modern and dynamic cities in the world.
As a leading university centred in Asia, NUS has ranked consistently as one of the top
universities in the world that places a strong emphasis on a high quality,
globally-oriented educational experience. As a Faculty, FASS is among the largest faculties at
NUS with a rich history spanning over 85 years. We offer the most comprehensive education
in the humanities, social sciences and Asian studies in this part of the world. Our strong
international reputation for education and research excel-lence is a result of close to 500
highly respected professors and lecturers who are dedicated and passionate about their
research and teaching. And they bring all their knowledge and expertise to bear in the
courses to be taught at FASStrack Asia.
With Asia in the world’s spotlight as it undergoes rapid growth, the summer programme
will tap into our research strengths in the region and offer students an enriching knowledge
and understanding of various Asian-related topics and issues. Taught over a 5-week summer
period, students will attend classes, participate in active discussions and learn from
academic experts specializing in their area of study. In 2016, FASStrack
Asia will also continue to offer courses and field trips that will
complement each another for a more holistic summer experience.
Besides NUS students, FASStrack Asia also welcomes university students from all over the
world to join us for the summer so as to enhance the cultural exchanges and diversity of the
We look forward to seeing you at FASStrack Asia: The Summer School in June 2016.