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Call for Applications: Research Team for the Design and Drafting of the “Graduate Employability in ASEAN – the Contribution of Student Mobility” Study


The Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region (SHARE) Programme is the European Union’s flagship higher education programme with ASEAN. The SHARE Programme has been in operation since 2015. An agreement between the European Commission and the ASEAN Secretariat has extended the Programme up to the end of December 2022.The SHARE Extension will see the programme continue its support of the ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN stakeholders to enable greater harmonisation and internationalisation of ASEAN higher education. A central aim of the SHARE Programme Extension is to catalyse the transfer of ownership of programme outcomes to ASEAN entities and nominated organisations to be embedded within sustainable ASEAN-led structures and processes.

As the technical lead for Result Area 2a – Qualifications Frameworks of SHARE’s programme implementation, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is seeking a team of researchers to conduct a qualitative study and compile a research report on graduate employability following intra-ASEAN mobility periods. This exploratory study will be conducted in support of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025).

For detailed information on the Call for Applications for the Study on “Graduate Employability in ASEAN – the Contribution of Student Mobility” and documents to submit, please see the Terms of Reference (ToR).

Please send your application (Research Proposal addressing criteria specified in the ToR and Curriculum Vitae of each member of the applying research team) to on or before Sunday, 11 July 2021.

For Frequently Asked Questions, please click here. In the interest of providing equal access of information to all interested applicants, kindly note that FAQs will be updated every Friday with new queries and responses up until the deadline of both studies elapses. 

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