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China Language and Economy

University of Würzburg

24 months
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This China Language and Economy master program at University of Würzburg has been developed for students holding a B.A. degree in Economics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification who want to specialize in China business and economics. 

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Next to classes that offer in-depth analyses of China’s economy and approaches to doing business with China, students will learn the Chinese language and take classes in Chinese Studies. In addition, senior language classes will empower students to understand and discuss economic texts in Chinese language. 

Key Features 

  • Methodological classes prepare students to use their economic and Chinese study knowledge for academic research as well as for solving business problems.
  • The Department of Sinology in Würzburg is keen to support students in special living circumstances (e.g. students with children), and to help them realize their study aim.
  • The China Language and Economy program at University of Würzburg starts with intensive language training in September (!) and proceeds with regular classes in October. Classes are offered by experts of the Sinology Department as well as the Department of Economics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Methodological Questions of Chinese Economic Research
  • China in the Global Economy
  • Challenges of Economic Development in China
  • Markets in China
  • Modern China
  • Transformation in Contemporary China

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s certificate in economics, business administration or an equivalent degree with a grade of 2.5 or better (accreditation of comparable degree programs is possible). A copy of the certificate should be handed in together with a copy of the diploma supplement. In case that the Bachelor’s degree has not yet been completed, documentation of the performance in the study program is to be provided.
  • Your BA degree should document at least 25 ECTS earned in mathematics, statistics or business informatics as well as 50 ECTS in general economics and business administration with a minimum of 15 ECTS each.
  • In addition, you should document 5 ECTS from classes on China’s economy or some equivalent.
  • Proof of English proficiency (at least B2 level). 
  • Applicants who have graduated from a university in mainland China need to provide an individual APS certificate.
  • CV (German or English)
  • Letter of Motivation (English)

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  • Student contribution: 62,00 €
  • Semester ticket: 80,70 €

Living costs for Würzburg

730 - 1100 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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