General Assemblies

 
 
 
 
Purpose
To review SUN’s activities in the previous year and make necessary administrative decisions for the next year
Invitees
Heads and their spouses of member universities and institutions of SUN + Representative students (two) nominated by the heads of universities
Time
Usually in August, but may vary upon request by the host institution
Venue
The city where the host institution is located

General Assembly 2019

Theme "Role of Universities for Transforming Silk Roads into Peace Roads widh Prominent Human Heritages."
Dates September 18 - 21, 2019
Venue Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Co-hosts Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Chair University of SUN), SUN Secretariat
Sponsor Organization Provincial Government of Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea 
Partner Organizations QS World Wide Subject Focus Summit, University Network for Social Responsibility
Participating Universities 28 Universities 
From Asia – 12
  • HUFS, Republic of Korea
  • Konkuk University, Republic of Korea
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
  • "Silk Road" International University of Tourism (SIUT), Uzbekistan
  • Samarkand Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Uzbekistan
  • Uzbek State University of World Languages, Uzbekistan
  • Urgench University, Uzbekistan
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Mongolian National University of Arts and Culture, Mongolia
  • Beijing University of Foreign Studies, China
  • University of Social Sciences and Humanities Vietnam
  • National University Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
  • University of Yangon, Myanmar
From Middle East – 7
  • Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran University of Isfahan, Iran
  • University of Guilan, Iran
  • Imam Khomeini International University, Iran
  • The University of Jordan, Jordan
  • Canadian University Dubai, UAE
  • Herat University, Afghanistan
From Europe – 8
  • Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia
  • University of Warsaw, Poland
  • University of Valencia, Spain
  • Silk Spain Institute, Spain
  • Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • University of Bucharest, Romania
  • University of Coimbra, Portugal
From America – 1
  • Chapman University, USA
Participating Countries 19 Countries
  • Korea
  • Kazakhstan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • China
  • Vietnam
  • Myanmar
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • UAE
  • Afghanistan
  • Russia
  • Romania
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • USA
Number of Participants Approx. 500
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General Assembly 2018

Theme Collaboration among Silk-Road Universities to Improve the Quality of Higher Education
Dates August 29 - 31, 2018
Venue Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Co-hosts Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Chair University of SUN), SUN Secretariat
Sponsor Organizations Provincial Government of Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea 
Participating Universities 30 Univeristies
From Asia - 14
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
  • Chonbuk National University, Korea
  • Dongguk University at Gyeongju, Korea
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • Mongolian National University of Arts and Culture, Mongolia
  • National University of Mongolia, Mongolia
  • University of Yangon, Myanmar
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
  • National Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • Samarkand Agricultural Institute, Uzbekistan
  • Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages, Uzbekistan
  • Uzbek State University of World Languages, Uzbekistan
From Europe - 10
  • Charles University, Czech RepublicccccUniversity of Tampere, Finland
  • Naples University "L'Orientale", Italy
  • Naples University "L'Orientale", Italy
  • University of Warsaw, Poland
  • University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia
  • University of Valencia, Spain
From Middle East - 6
  • Azerbaijan University of Languages, Azerbaijan
  • Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran
  • Imam Khomeini International University, Iran
  • University of Isfahan, Iran
  • Ankara University Turkey
  • Erciyes University, Turkey
Participating Countries 20 Countires
  • Azerbaijan
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • Uzbekistan
Number of Participants Approx. 300

General Assembly 2017

Theme Respecting Beauty of Diversities in Harmony along the Land and Maritime Silk Road
Dates November 08 - 12, 2017
Venue Vietnam National University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Co-hosts Vietnam National University of Social Sciences and Humanities,  Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Chair University of SUN), SUN Secretariat
Sponsor Organizations Provincial Government of Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea 
Participating Universities 42 Universities
From Asia - 25
  • International University of Cambodia, Cambodia
  • Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • The University of Cambodia, Cambodia
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Xi’an Jiatong University, China
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • Kazakh AblaiKhan University of International Relations and World Languages, Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh National Agrarian University, Kazakhstan
  • Chonbuk National University, Korea
  • Dongguk University at Gyeongju, Korea
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • International Medical University, Kyrgyz Republic
  • National University of Innovative Technologies, Kyrgyz Republic
  • Melaka Museums Corporation, Malaysia
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • National University of Mongolia, Mongolia
  • University of Mandalay, Myanmar
  • University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Samarkand Agricultural Institute, Uzbekistan
  • Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages, Uzbekistan
  • University of Social Sciences and Humanities – Vietnam
  • National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
From Europe - 14
  • Charles University, Czech Republic
  • Finland University, Finland
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Jagiellonian University, Poland
  • University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
  • Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia
  • University of Valencia, Spain
From Middle East - 3
  • Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran
  • Imam Khomeini International University, Iran
  • University of Jordan, Jordan

From America - 1

  • Chapman University, USA
Participating Countries 25 Countries
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland
  • Greece
  • Iran
  • Italia
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Uzbekistan Vietnam
Number of Participants Approx. 600

General Assembly 2016

Theme Mutual Understanding and Respect Along the Silk-Road
Dates August 08 - 12, 2016
Venue Seoul Campus of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and Government Complex of Gyeongsangbuk-do, City of Andong, Republic of Korea
Co-hosts Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Chair University of SUN) and SUN Secretariat
Sponsor Organization Provincial Government of Gyeongsangbuk-do
Participating Universities 57 Universities
From Asia - 40
  • Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
  • Lanzhou University, China
  • Shanghai International Studies University, China
  • University of Delhi, India
  • University of Indonesia, Indonesia
  • Tenri University, Japan
  • Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh AblaiKhan University of International Relations and World Languages,
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh National Agrarian University- Kazakhstan
  • Kazakhstan Institute of Management Economics and Strategic research under
  • the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan- Kazakhstan
  • The Eurasian Technological University- Kazakhstan
  • Changwon National University, Korea
  • Keimyung University, Korea
  • Dongguk University at Gyeongju, Korea
  • Daegu Haany University, Korea
  • Daegu University, Korea
  • Yeungnam University, Korea
  • Chonbuk National University, Korea
  • Mokpo National Maritime University, Korea
  • Handong Global University, Korea
  • Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
  • KDI School, Korea
  • Gachon University, Korea
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • Green Technology Center, Korea
  • Dongyang University, Korea
  • Korea National University of Arts, Korea
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Mongolian National University of Arts and Culture, Mongolia
  • National University of Mongolia, Mongolia
  • University of Mandalay, Myanmar
  • University of Yangon, Myanmar
  • University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Samarkand Agricultural Institute, Uzbekistan
  • Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages, Uzbekistan
  • University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Uzbekistan
  • University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam
  • Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
From Europe - 10
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Naples University "L'Orientale", Italy
  • University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Russia
  • MGIMO University, Russia
  • Ural Federal University, Russia
  • University of Valencia, Spain
From Middle East - 7
  • Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran
  • Imam Khomeini International University, Iran
  • University of Isfahan, Iran
  • University of Jordan, Jordan
  • Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Erciyes University, Turkey
  • British University in Dubai, UAE
Participating Countries 24 Countries
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Greece
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Oman
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Turkey
  • UAE
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
Number of Participants Appox. 300

Inaugural General Assembly 2015

Theme Renaissance of Silkroadia
Dates August 21 - 23, 2015
Venue Hyundai Hotel, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea
Co-hosts Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Chair University of SUN), SUN Secretariat
Sponsor Organizations Provincial Government of Gyeongsangbuk-do
Participating Universities 39 Univerisites
From Asia - 26
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
  • Shanghai International Studies University, China
  • Lanzhou Uniersity, China
  • University of Delhi, India
  • Tenri University, Japan
  • Kazakhstan Institute of Management Economics and Strategic research under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
  • Al-Farabi kazakh National University, Kazahstan
  • Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and World Languages, Kazahstan
  • Kazakh National Agrarian University, Kazahstan
  • The Eurasian Technological University, Kazahstan
  • National University of Mongolia, Mongolia
  • Mongolian State University of Culture and Arts, Mongolia
  • University of Yangon, Myanmar
  • University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • University of World Economy And Diplomacy, Uzbekistan
  • Samarkand State Institute of foreign languages, Uzbekistan
  • Samarkand Agricultural Institute, Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam National University in HCMC, Vietnam
  • Changwon National University, Korea
  • Dongguk University at Gyeongju, Korea
  • Daegu Haany University, Korea
  • Yeungnam University, Korea
  • Chonbuk National University
  • KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Korea
  • Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • Dongyang University, Korea
From Europe - 8
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  • Ca Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Naples University "L'Orientale", Italy
  • University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Russia
  • Ural Federal University, Russia
  • University of Valencia, Spain
From Middle East - 5
  • Allameh Tabataba'i University, Iran
  • Imam Khomeini International University
  • Jordan University, Jordan
  • Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
  • Erciyes University, Turkey
Participating Countries 20 Countries
  • China
  • Greece
  • India
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Oman
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Turkey
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
Number of Participants Appox. 300
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