24 months
4868 USD/year
3898 USD/year
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The Graduate Program in China Studies in the Department of Asian Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is to introduce students to advanced knowledge about the culture, history, language, society, politics and various other aspects of East and South Asian countries: China, Japan, and India & Indonesia. 

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As part of the China Studies program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem , students will specialize in the same geographical region (China, Japan, or India and Indonesia) they chose for their BA studies. MA students will participate in advanced seminars, guided reading classes, and other courses from within and outside the department upon approval from the MA advisor.

The Department

The Department of Asian Studies currently offers an English-language graduate program in the China section only. The MA program includes a wide variety of courses on Chinese history, archaeology, philosophy, intellectual history, political thought, traditional China’s interaction with Asian and European cultures, as well as culture, society, and politics in traditional, modern, and contemporary China. 

Programme Structure

  • The China Section offers two types of MA programs: a non-research MA, which requires 40 academic points, two seminar papers, but no research thesis, and a research MA, which requires 28 course points, a seminar paper, and a research thesis.



Key information


  • 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 proficiency. Prior to graduation, candidates are expected to attain Upper Advanced level in English.
  • The program is designed for students who wish to enhance their undergraduate major in Chinese studies with MA level training in the department. Candidates who did not major in Chinese Studies at the BA level will be subject to additional requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4868 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4868 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3898 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Annual tuition for all other programs – 14,042 NIS  
    • Annual tuition for Non-Israeli citizens for all other programs - 17,533 NIS 

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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