Master’s: Japanese studies, Chinese Studies
In the course of the Bachelor program in Area Studies, students aquire basic knowledge of both regions, Japan and China, so that they can decide upon the region of specialization when applying to Master's program.
The Japanese Studies program provides students with comprehensive knowledge of many aspects of the Japanese society, language, culture, history and politics. The program aims to prepare students for careers in business, teaching, government and a variety of other professional fields. The Japanese Studies master’s program is designed for students who need language skills and interdisciplinary training on Japan to pursue their vocational goals. The program curriculum is designed so that students acquire professional proficiency in the Japanese language in combination with a thorough understanding of Japan.
The Master’s program in Chinese Studies combines courses on history, politics and governance of China along with advanced language training. The program offers an opportunity to deepen students’ understanding of China, and to provide a robust foundation to help graduates pursue their career goals. The degree in Chinese Studies seeks to develop students’ in-depth knowledge of China within a comparative, global context.
Subjects Taught within the Scope of our Activities
Bachelor’s: History of China, History of Japan, Chinese Language, Japanese Language, Chinese Literature, Chinese Culture, Japanese Literature, Japanese Culture.
Master’s: Japanese Language Study, Chinese Language Study, China’s/Japan’s Policy in the Pacific Region, China in World Civilization, Economics of China/Japan.
The Department of World History and Area Studies actively collaborates with Japanese and Chinese universities in research and education.
Our partners in Japan:
University of Tsukuba
Our partners in China:
Gansu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine