History, Arts and Culture of Asia, M.A. | Leiden University | Leiden, Netherlands
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History, Arts and Culture of Asia

12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The History, Arts and Culture of Asia MA programme at Leiden University is for students interested in taking a humanities approach to the study of one or more countries or regions in pre-modern, modern or contemporary Asia.

Overview

Create your own curriculum

With an expansive curriculum, this History, Arts and Culture of Asia MA programme at Leiden University gives students the opportunity to delve deep into their specific disciplinary area of interest within the field of Asian Studies. Explore the countries of your choice from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives, including history, literature, art history, critical heritage, media and culture, and religion.

Learn from acclaimed researchers

Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned, as is our collection of unique Asian artefacts. As a student of the MA in History, Arts and Culture of Asia, you will learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field. And with classes kept deliberately small, every individual has the opportunity to voice their ideas and interact directly with these inspiring minds. 

Learn a language

Within the master's in History, Arts and Culture of Asia, knowledge of an Asian language is not required, but you have the opportunity to broaden your skillset by taking an intensive modern language course at beginner’s level in Japanese, Indonesian, Chinese, Korean or Hindi.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Art and Power in Asia
  • Can the Subaltern Write? China’s Migrant Worker Culture
  • Constructing Digital Language Toolkits
  • Critical Approaches to Heritage Studies
  • Cultures of Resistance in the Post-colonial World
  • Topics in Modern Chinese History
  • Democratizing Histories
  • Histories of Southeast Asia
  • Creativity and Culture in Contemporary China
  • Word and Image in Premodern Japanese Culture: Reworking the Classics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a Dutch research university with specialisation: Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies or South and Southeast Asian Studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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