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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Against the backdrop of Brexit, we discuss alternative approaches to regional integration. Traditionally, Asian states have been more hesitant about close-knit regional integration, preferring national autonomy and respecting the principle of 'non-interference' in other countries' internal affairs. In Asia, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is an important regional architecture but with very limited influence, compared with the EU. Why? What are the different historical backgrounds? What are the advantages and disadvantages of Asian and European approaches to regionalism? What do these mean to the UK as it navigates a new political and economic future? This programme encourages student discussions and debates on these topics and more.


Fees & bursaries


The course fee includes tuition, tea, coffee and lunch and travel on excursions (but not entrance fees to properties visited).

VAT does not apply to course fees and there is no service charge (gratuities to domestic staff are left to your discretion).


You may cancel a course booking at any time. After the 14 day cancellation period has expired, the standard ICE course cancellation policy will apply. Please view our refund and cancellation policy for further details.


The Cambridge University Press (CUP) Bursary Fund offers a bursary of 50% of the course fee to applicants who teach in a UK state school or state-funded further education institution, applying to study a day school, weekend course or online course.

Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. Students whose first language is not English should refer to the Competence in the English Language Policy for further guidance.

Printable versions of our brochures are available to download from the Institute Publications page.

Course dates

09 Oct 2019 to 13 Nov 2019

Course duration

5 Weeks

Apply by

04 Oct 2019

Course fee


Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits


Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code