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China Studies

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

24 months
4850 USD/year
4850 USD/year
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The Graduate Program in China Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem covers a wide range of topics related to Chinese history, archaeology, philosophy, intellectual and political thought. 

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Students in this Graduate Program in China Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  also expand their understanding in China’s interactions with Asian and European cultures in the pre-modern era, as well as the culture, society, and politics of traditional, modern, and contemporary China.

The importance of the program is derived from its interdisciplinary nature, combining various fields of study and research methodologies in both the humanities and social sciences. Students in the program will be joining a vibrant academic community and enjoy opportunities for stimulating scholarly exchanges through international workshops and conferences as well as guest lectures by world-renowned scholars, sponsored by the Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies and the Confucius Institute at the Hebrew University.

Unique Value Proposition – Why Us?

  • The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the oldest of its kind in Israel and one of the largest departments in the Faculty of Humanities. It is home to more than 300 undergraduate and graduate students specializing in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and India & Indonesia Studies.
  • The department maintains an environment of close cooperation between students and faculty in a wide array of extracurricular activities (e.g., conferences, workshops, and film screenings).
  • The department is characterized by a tradition of excellence in research and teaching

Career and Networking

Our graduates work in academia, business and industry, and government sectors. 

Programme Structure

  • The program includes both MA and PhD studies.
  • The curriculum is listed below. The courses and work topics will be determined in coordination with the instructor and / or program advisor.
  • Students in the Non-Research MA track who wish to switch to the MA Research track may do so by the end of their first year, as long as their average is at least 85 in courses worth at least 20 credit points, and they have passed the first year of their second foreign language course.



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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the English language MA program in the China Section requires a Lower Advanced level of English  Prior to graduation, candidates are expected to attain Upper Advanced level in English.
  • Candidates who did not major in Chinese Studies at the BA level will be subject to additional requirements. Please get in touch for further information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4850 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4850 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4850 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Non-research track – $4,850 USD per year, excl. accommodation
  • Research track – FREE

Living costs for Jerusalem

3622 - 5916 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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