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Calling All ASI Alumni

The ASI Library

A Public Petition Against Corruption

2020 International Diploma Course in Community Development (IDCCD)
‘Lika na sa ASI
ASI Golden Anniversary Books Now Available

Application for Admission is Now Open



Applications for Admission Are Now Being Accepted for School Year 2020-2021

First Semester: August 25 – December 19, 2020

Second Semester: January 4, 2021 – April 30, 2021

Application for Admission Starts: June 2020

Enrollment Period: August 4 - 29, 2020

Classes Start: August 25, 2020

For inquiries, please call: +8523-8265 to 67 locals 224 or 409


Help Us Reconstruct the Fire-Damaged Academe Building

We are saddened to inform you that the Francis Senden Hall and the whole third floor of the Academe Building were gutted by fire early in the morning on 11th January 2019.

We know that the Francis Senden Memorial Hall was a silent witness to many memorable milestones and celebrations during your student life in ASI.

Read the whole article here: Help Us Reconstruct the Fire-Damaged Academe Building



The 2020 ASI IDCCD is now open for Applications

Asian Social Institute (ASI) opens its doors anew to prospective participants in the 2020 International Diploma Course in Community Development (IDCCD). The two-month short-term course carries a rich and varied tradition of experientially-based socio-cultural exchanges among different communities in Asia and the rest of the world as well as offers probing and insightful theories on best practices in community work. Since it was first offered as a short-term course in 1975, the IDCCD has already formed and trained more than a thousand community workers all oriented on ASI’s mission of, through transformative praxis, the holistic development of individuals towards justice, peace and integrity of creation.

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Contribute to CICM, FSMF, ASI Solidarity Mission Fund Campaign

Francis Senden Memorial Foundation (FSMF) contributed more than PhP250 M to Asian Social Institute (ASI) operational deficits since 1991 when FSMF was founded by the late Rev. Paul van Daelen, cicm (1930-2015).  The capital of FSMF were contributions of CICM Provincial houses in ASIA and the Province of CICM Belgium-Netherlands, not to speak of the Generalate at the time that Rev. Fr. Paul van Daelen, cicm was Superior General for thirteen years from 1974-1987.  He was then greatly aided by the General Treasurer, Rev. Fr. Paul Staes, cicm, who later became the Treasurer of CICM-Asia Region.

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