SEAG - South-East Asian German Alumni Network

SEAG (South East Asian German Alumni Network) is an international Alumni-Network financially supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ).

SEAG is based on the close cooperation of the universities of Marburg, Goettingen and Kassel-Witzenhausen together with partner institutions in Southeast Asia.

SEAG was established in September 2000. The first SEAG Symposium-cum-Workshop on "Sustainable Development in the context of Globalization and Locality: Challenges and Options for Networking in Southeast Asia" was opened on the 18th September, 2000 at the Institute Pertanian Bogor (IPB), Bogor, Indonesia.

The main SEAG activities include :

  • publishing several Alumni Newsletters regularly on its own,
  • active participation in the discussion forum and further improve their website,
  • preparing joint proposal for scientific cooperation with German partners,
  • setting up Alumni offices and "contact points" in different countries.


Prof. Dr. Michael Kirk, Philipps Universität Marburg
Department of Economics Institute for Co-operation in Developing Countries
Email: kirk(at)