Japan and the world: Global Challenge, Cultural Perspectivesfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Frankfurt am Main


  • July 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    August 2024 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Japanese Studies


Japanese Literature, Culture and the History of Ideas, Japanese Cultural Discourses, Japan-related Scientific Theories, Japanese Communication, Religion and Literature, View of the World in Modern Japan, J-Lifestyle, Folk Arts/minzoku geinô, Tourism


Application period: 01.04. - 31.07.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements

- BA Japanese Studies or equivalent degree -Command of Japanese (comparable with level 2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test) - Proof of sufficient English proficiency on the basis of the school leaving certificate or relevant upper secondary school certificates, where the grade must not be worse than 'sufficient' (4.0) or five points, or certificates of successfully completed language courses from German and/or foreign universities, demonstrating at least 120 hours of instruction or expert assessments or language examinations on language skills acquired through stays abroad, university language courses or self-study, or certificates recognised as equivalent by the examination board of FB 09.

Lecture period
  • 11.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    as per letter of acceptance

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    01.06.2024 - 31.08.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.04.2024 - 31.07.2024

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service