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Julius Maximilians University Wurzburg

Würzburg

China Business and Economics

Subjects: China Business and Economics,Economics,Business

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
Chinese, English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
156 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
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Course description

This master program is designed for students with a B.A. in Chinese Studies, Sinology, or a similar qualification who aim to specialize in China Business and Economics. The curriculum includes in-depth analyses of China’s economy and business practices, alongside courses in Business Administration and Economics offered by the Department of Economics. Advanced language classes will enable students to comprehend and discuss economic texts in Chinese. Methodological and case study classes equip students with the skills to apply their knowledge in academic research and business problem-solving. Graduates of this program, which has seen 100 graduates up to 2019, are well-prepared for careers in firms with business ties to China. The competencies gained also make them suitable for roles in international markets and political organizations. The Department of Sinology in Würzburg is committed to supporting students in unique living situations, such as those with children, to help them achieve their academic goals.

Program Information

Study Location Würzburg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language Chinese, English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 156 EUR
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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

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Languages of instruction are English, German and Chinese. You need to proof your English proficiency (at least B2 level). This can be done by providing a TOEFL certificate (at least 72 points), an IELTS certificate (grade 6.0 or better), a Cambridge First Certificate in English, a German university entrance qualification (Abiturzeugnis, English classes finished with grade "Befriedigend" or better), a foreign university entrance qualification that is equivalent to the German Abitur, or other proof that you already have finished training (e.g. an undergraduate degree) which required English skills equal to or better than the requirements listed above. Foreign students do also need to proof their German proficiency (at least B2 level). A certificate has to be provided to the International Office. For Chinese requirements please refer to the question above.

Qualification Requirements

First, you need to have a BA in Chinese studies or an equivalent degree with a grade of 1.9 or above. Your BA degree should document at least 40 ECTS earned in Modern Chinese and 30 ECTS in Chinese Studies. If you did your undergraduate studies in another field, but have China-related qualifications, you should contact us directly to clarify whether you are eligible to apply. Second, you should have studied at least half a year at a university in (greater) China (greater China: mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore) (20 ECTS from language and Chinese Studies courses). Finally, you can document your interest in economic and business related topics with a relevant course (5 ECTS) attended at BA level or equivalent experiences.

Document Requirements

Bachelor’s certificate of a Chinese studies degree program (or equivalent) with a grade of 1.9 (B) or better (accreditation of comparable degree programs is possible). A copy of the certificate should be handed in together with a copy of the diploma supplement. In case that the Bachelor’s degree has not yet been completed, documentation of the performance in the study program is to be provided. Your BA degree should document at least 40 ECTS earned in Modern Chinese and 30 ECTS in Chinese Studies. If you did your undergraduate studies in another field, but have China-related qualifications, you should contact us directly to clarify whether you are eligible to apply. Proof that you studied at least one term at a university in (greater) China (greater China: mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore) and earned the required credits (20 ECTS from language and Chinese studies courses). If you were unable to go abroad (i.e. due to the Corona pandemic) then please read the FAQ. Proof of English proficiency (at least B2 level). Accepted certificates are: TOEFL certificate (at least 72 points), IELTS certificate (grade 6.0 or better), Cambridge First Certificate in English, German university entrance qualification (Abiturzeugnis, English classes finished with grade "Befriedigend" or better), a foreign university entrance qualification that is equivalent to the German Abitur, or other proof that you already have finished training (e.g. an undergraduate degree) which required English skills equal to or better than the requirements listed above. Proof of German proficiency for foreign students (at least B2 level). Applicants who have graduated from a university in mainland China need to provide an individual APS certificate. CV (German or English) Letter of Motivation (English)

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