EBA (Evidence Based Approach) to the Emergent Issues in Asia

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EBA (Evidence Based Approach) project aims to foster the Asia Pacific wide collaborative community among Universities for designing evidence-based resilient future society. Currently, EBA Project is working on creating an educational curriculum to foster leaders of tomorrow who are capable of identifying and tackling issues based on the evidence and analysis by collaboration with universities in the Asia Pacific Region.


2022年6月13日: 水俣フィールドワーク参加者募集 (慶應義塾大学とITB学生対象)
慶應義塾⼤学と Bandung Institute of Technology (インドネシア)の学生が参加するこのフィールドワークでは、日本の公害の原点とも言われる熊本県 ⽔俣市周辺を訪れ、⽔俣病事件の背景をさぐり、現在の⽔俣をEvidenceを持って理解し、そして未来の⽔俣を考えます。
2022.06.13: Call for participation in Minamata Fieldwork  (Only for students of  Keio University and Bandung Institute of Technology)
This fieldwork, for students from Keio University and Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia), will visit Minamata city in Kumamoto Prefecture, to investigate the background and the process of overcoming the Minamata disease, with evidence, consider the future of Minamata city, as well.
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2022年4月23日: EBAフィールドワーク参加者募集 (慶應義塾大学の学生対象)  
2022.04.23 Call for participation in EBA Fieldwork (For Keio University students only)

This fieldwork will take a closer look at the younger generations of the Brazilian community in Japan, in particular those who live in remote areas. Through this activity, Keio students from different departments will be able to meet, explore and know more about immigration and ethnic and cultural diversity in Japan. This will be a great opportunity to think about the challenges and needs for building a more inclusive and sustainable society. 

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About EBA

EBA project is the abbreviation for among Asia and Pacific university collaboration for Evidence Based Approach (EBA).  The project offers a curriculum to foster human resources capable to identify and tackle issues based on the evidence and analysis. EBA member universities jointly design the EBA course curriculum and offer courses in their own expertise to the students of all member Universities.
EBA provides a digital communication platform where students in different countries can study together on daily basis. In cyberspace, students and faculty members of all partners interactively teach/learn/discuss each other to encourage region-wide collaborative problem-solving. The program also offers fieldworks and Internships in the region, to provide a variety of experiences in the study fields, meeting with people and society in Asia.
KGRI: Keio University Global Research Institute
CCRC: Cyber Civilization Research Center
APRS: Asia Pacific Resilient Society

Member Universities and Partnership in Process


Keio University, Tokyo


Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka


University of Computer Studies (UCSY), Yangon / Yangon University of Computer Studies, Mandalay (UCSM), Mandalay


Chulalongkorn University (CHULA), Bangkok


University of Science Malaysia (USM), Penang / University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur


Brawijaya University (UB), Malang / Hasanuddin University (UNHAS), Makassar Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Bandung / Sam Ratulangi University (UNSRAT), Manado / Syiah Kuala University (USK), Banda Aceh


University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), Manila


National University of East Timor (UNTL), Dili

EBA Curriculum

EBA offers curriculum for students of EBA member universities.
Throughout EBA Curriculum, students will learn not only EBA skills and knowledge but build human networks in the region.
Key skills students will learn
  • Information Technology: Scientific analysis with evidence based approach
  • Social Innovation: Realizing the solution in the society with an innovative way
  • Expert Knowledge: Deep knowledge and problem finding ability
  • Global Collaboration Skill: Discuss across borders to find out the solution
  • Cultural Understanding and Actions in The Field
  • Online Program: Learn EBA
    EBA member universities will offer various online courses for students. Students will expose to multiple universities’ knowledge, especially in four fields: data science, policy and governance, social innovation, and information technology.
  • Fieldwork Program: Practice EBA with peers in Asia and Pasific
    EBA offers a real environment where students practice their knowledge learned from the EBA, collaborate with students from overseas universities.
  • Internship Program: Connect academic learning with society
    EBA will provide opportunities for participation in internships domestic and overseas to develop one’s global careers using knowledge and experience in EBA.
Certificate of Achievement
Students who complete the course will receive a certificate of  EBA completion. Through in EBA curricurum, the student will become a person who lead the society and address the issues in the region.


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