Faculty of PhilosophyEast Asian Studies – Bachelor 50%
The objective of the Bachelor’s degree programme in East Asian Studies is the cultural exploration of East Asian societies, including their historical development, modern manifestations, and regional interrelationships.
Facts & Formalities
|Degree||Bachelor of Arts|
|Type of programme||Undergraduate|
|Start of programme||Winter semester only|
|Standard period of study||6 semesters|
|Language(s) of instruction||German; occasionally English, Japanese or Chinese|
|Fees and contributions||171.80 € / Semester|
|Application procedure||Subjects with no admission restrictions|
|Application deadlines||Information about deadlines can be obtained after you have put together a degree program.|
|Teaching degree option||Yes|
The Bachelor’s degree programme East Asian studies uses interdisciplinary approaches to convey specific knowledge and vocational skills, including cultural competence, and familiarises students with new media. The aim of the degree programme is to create a practical connection between linguistic and cultural competencies. The subject can also be studied in the teaching degree option which qualifies students to enrol in the subsequent programme culminating in a Master of Education. The course consists of a general East Asian studies component, a language component, a specific component that focuses on China, Japan or East Asian art history, a supplementary subject and an additional component in which students acquire general and vocational qualifications.
East Asian Studies can be studied in combination with the teaching degree option.
The academic programme consists of a core component and a supplementary component.
The core component includes East Asian studies and is divided into three sub-components
- Language competence (Chinese or Japanese)
- Regionally specific competencies (Chinese studies, Japanese studies or East Asian art history)
- Subject-specific competence
The supplementary components consists of
- the scientific minor subject (disciplinary competence)
- acquisition of generic and vocational qualifications (cross-disciplinary skills)
- practical vocational activity
A study period abroad in the selected language area is strongly recommended.