ACAS - Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
The Ateneo Center for Asian Studies (ACAS) is a research center that promotes Asian Studies in the Ateneo de Manila University through multi-disciplinary research and other related activities. Aside from research, the Center engages in collection of materials on Asian Studies; exchange of researchers; dissemination and promotion of research through publications, seminars, conferences, and workshops; and linkages with institutions both here and abroad. Through these activities, the Center aims to:
1) promote research in Asian Studies
2) enrich the teaching of Asia-related courses and
3) provide support in the formulation of policies and strategies to the Philippine government, the private sector, and the civil society. Presently, the primary areas of research are East and Southeast Asia.