The launch event of the project EURASIA – Revitalizing European Studies Across Asian Universities – took place in Sofia (Bulgaria) on 21-24 May, 2018 during the project kick-off meeting. The project coordinator, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, hosted delegations from the eight partner universities: Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Catania (Italy), O.P. Jindal Global University (India), Symbiosis International University (India), Guangdong University (China), Beijing Foreign Studies University (China), The Languages Company (UK) and the Universite de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines (France). In the course of four days the participants discussed the opportunities for strengthening the academic and cultural dialogue between the partner universities through faculty exchanges and the development of new courses and programmes in European Union Studies in China and India. On May 23rd the Rector of Sofia University, Prof. Dr. Anastas Gerdjikov and official representatives of the partner universities signed bilateral partnership agreements for the implementation of the EURASIA project which is funded under Key Action 2 Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education of the Erasmus + Programme.