The programme also provides in-depth training in one of the major East Asian languages: Japanese, Chinese and Korean.
- The focus of the Asian Studies programme from Stockholm University is developing the student's ability to interdisciplinary analysis of East Asia as a whole, and Japan, China and Korea specifically. Advanced knowledge in one of the three languages is considered central for achieving this goal.
- By combining an interdisciplinary approach with country specific knowledge, the student is given the opportunity to focus on issues central for the region and contextualize East Asia on a global level.
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Issues and Approaches in East Asian Studies
- Cultural Flows and Political Relations in East Asia
- Scientific Methods and Research Ethics
- Advanced Japanese
- Advanced Chinese
- Advanced Korean
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree (including a thesis of at least 15 ECTS credits in either Chinese, Japanese or Korean) in Asia's Languages and Cultures, or the equivalent thereof.
- Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.
International8935 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17870 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 45000 SEK. The complete programme: 180000 SEK.
Living costs for Stockholm
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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