Contemporary East Asian Studiesinternational course, full time, International degree

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Duisburg


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), September 2024 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • East Asian Studies
  • Asian Studies

Sinology, East Asia, Chinese, Japanese, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Korean, Korea, Japan, China

Target group

B.A. graduates with an economics or social sciences degree


International, English-speaking course that combines regional analyses of East Asia with the acquisition of an East Asian language (Chinese, Japanese, Korean)\; Subject-specific (sociology, economics or political science) or regional focus\; More than 20 partners in East Asia\; Students are supported in writing their MA thesis abroad in East Asia

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Area of study
  • Partner institution: Universität Ryukoku in Japan (International degree: )
  • Partner institution: Universität Dokkyo in Japan (International degree: )
  • Partner institution: Universität Wuhan in People's Republic of China (International degree: )
  • Partner institution: Technische Universität Huazhong in People's Republic of China (International degree: )
Admission requirements

Economics or Social Sciences BA with an overall grade of 2.5 or better; Command of English at level C1 according to Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR); Aptitude assessment test (internal application process) Deadline for EU countries by 15.09., for non-EU countries by 15.07. For more information, please see our detailed degree course description.

Lecture period
  • 09.10.2023 - 02.02.2024
  • 08.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


    enquire at the higher education institution; Online application only

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students


    For exam credits from your previous studies, please note the following deadlines: Winter semester: 15.7. / Summer semester: 15:01.

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

    01.05.2024 - 15.09.2024

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages

Chinese, Japanese, Korean

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