4.31 - ASIASAFE - Modernisation, Development and Capacity Building of Master Curriculum in Traffic Safety in Asian Universities

Project Description

The overall aim of the project ASIASAFE is to develop, adapt and implement an advanced and modern master curricula, either diploma or a full master programme, in the field of Road Traffic Safety within joint efforts between EU and Indonesia-Malaysia-Vietnam (ID‐MY-VN) partner Universities according to EU Traffic Safety standards and best practices, and national accreditation standards. These curricula will be supported by innovative approaches for teaching and learning. The new/upgraded courses will target both students and professionals, include training, in order to produce a new generation of engineers in ID‐MY‐VN with excellent theoretical and practical skills in traffic safety in terms of design, operation, planning and management. The project will share EU best practices and innovative experiences to support the development of new/existing courses, capacity and knowledge building in Traffic Safety at the partner universities. The developed curricula will be based on market analysis needs and job demands for graduate engineers. It will be tailored to the problems, needs and local traffic characteristics in ID‐MY‐VN.

CITTA research team

  • António José Fidalgo do Couto
  • António Manuel Cabral Vieira Lobo
  • José Pedro Maia Pimentel Tavares
  • Sara Maria Pinho Ferreira (PI)

Other partners

  • Linkopings Universitet (Sweden) (Coordinator)
  • Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata (Italy)
  • Malaysia University of Science and Technology (Malaysia)
  • Universiti Malaya (Malaysia)
  • Nguyen Tat Thanh University (Vietnam)
  • University of Transport and Communications (Vietnam)
  • Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (Indonesia)
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia)
Financial support
  • European Commission
Stage of progress
  • Started on 15 of January of 2021