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Georg August University Goettingen

Göttingen

East Asian Studies | Modern Sinology

Subjects: East Asian Studies,Sinology,Cultures

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
344 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.06.

Course description

The Master’s program in Modern Sinology offers rigorous Chinese language training alongside an interdisciplinary education in social sciences and humanities. Students delve into subjects like history, philosophy, religion, politics, society, economy, and law, all focused on modern China. This program equips students with cultural skills and the ability to explore the Chinese world from various perspectives, fostering critical reflection. Our interdisciplinary approach allows students to grasp the complexities of modern and contemporary China and its evolving global relationships. Graduates are well-prepared for both academic and professional careers, excelling as analysts, consultants, and mediators in fields that demand strong linguistic and cultural expertise on modern China.

Program Information

Study Location Göttingen
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 344 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.04.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.06.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
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Language requirements: Chinese language: Applicants with a native language other than modern Mandarin Chinese must possess sufficient knowledge of modern Mandarin Chinese. Evidence of sufficient language skills is to be furnished by passing an examination on level 5 of the Hànyu Shuipíng Kaoshì (HSK) test or on band B level 3 of the Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL); instead of a test certificate, the necessary language skills according to the HSK level 5 or on band B level 3 TOCFL standard can also be proved by successful participation in the language aptitude test offered by Georg August University. English language: Applicants whose mother tongue is not English must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants shall demonstrate the required English proficiency by earning the minimum required grade on an internationally recognised test . Exemptions apply for applications for applicants who lived in English-speaking countries or completed a degree programme in English. German language: German language skills are not required for this programme. If you wish to take German language courses, these can be selected as part of the elective courses during the academic programme.

Qualification Requirements

B.A. degree or equivalent degree Evidence of credits in sinology to the extent of at least 120 C must be submitted, including credits totalling at least 24 C from at least two of the following areas: history, religion, politics, society, philosophy, linguistics, economy or law of modern China.

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