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Chinese Studies

Leipzig University

24 months
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Chinese Studies from Leipzig University is a comprehensive programme of postgraduate instruction for students with a BA in Chinese Studies as well as graduates from the humanities and social sciences with appropriate language skills in Modern Chinese.


Chinese Studies from Leipzig University is focusing on religions and literature as well as economic and social history, teaching and research in Leipzig pay equal attention to China’s traditions and to their ruptures and continuities in the present day.

Internships and periods abroad:

  • Research internship in the third semester
  • Conceptual support during independently organised periods abroad

Career Prospects

  • Cultural mediation in companies
  • Culture industry
  • Language teaching
  • Diplomatic services
  • Academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Religion
  • Social history
  • Knowledge cultures
  • Cultural history
  • Global history
  • Advanced Chinese
  • Advanced reading comprehension

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first academic degree (BA) in Chinese studies or a related subject
  • knowledge of English at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • knowledge of Standard Chinese (written and spoken) at level 5 of the HSK test (from 2010)
  • knowledge of premodern Chinese, equivalent to two semesters of four teaching hours per week, must be proven at the latest when registering the master’s thesis.
  • Aptitude test

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

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Living costs for Leipzig

720 - 1047 EUR /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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