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Southeast Asian Studies

Goethe University Frankfurt

24 months
Duration
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About

The curriculum of the Southeast Asian Studies programme offered by Goethe University Frankfurt consists of a set of four mandatory core modules for all students and three elective modules including the option to take a Studium Generale and freely choose a number of courses from different faculties for students who study version one.

Overview

The Southeast Asian Studies programme at Goethe University Frankfurt offers prospective students, who have a good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia and who are acquainted with the region, the opportunity to pursue advanced studies on the languages, cultures and societies of Southeast Asia with a special focus on the Malay World (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore and East Timor). 

A philological cultural studies approach to area studies is combined with individual freedom to draw on the various excellent resources of different departments present at Goethe University of Frankfurt in order to encourage interdisciplinary and innovative research for the Master's thesis in Southeast Asian Studies.

Programme Structure

Specialisations outlined in the curriculum:

  • a focus on classical philology and history,
  • a focus on modern languages and society, and
  • a focus on culture and economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Southeast Asian Studies or equivalent. BA degrees from other disciplines in the humanities or social sciences may also be accepted if the applicant has a good command of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia (minimum of 200 hours of language instruction at University level or equivalent) and knowledge of Southeast Asia.
  • A good command of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia (minimum of 200 hours of language instruction at the university level or equivalent)
  • A convincing  CV
  • a convincing motivation letter in English

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

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

Semester fee: 369 EUR

Living costs for Frankfurt am Main

941 - 1519 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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