Through its distinctive research approach and programmes, the Centre sets to achieve the following aims:

  • Engage in interdisciplinary and comparative research on the theories and practices of regulation and governance in Asia;

  • Stimulate research collaboration between European and Asian scholars in this area of study;

  • Serve as a forum of exchange among government regulators, politicians, entrepreneurs, civic organizations, and academics concerning issues of regulatory policies and public governance in Asia;

  • Train talented young scholars from Europe and Asia in comparative research on regulation and governance.