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University of Leipzig

Leipzig

Chinese Studies

Subjects: Chinese Studies,Languages,Culture

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
266 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.09.

Course description

In the master’s programme Chinese Studies, you will delve into issues related to China through the lens of philology, history, cultural studies, humanities, and social sciences. You will learn to reflect on these topics and work on them independently at a high academic level. This journey will enhance your language skills and deepen your understanding of Chinese cultures and societies. Throughout the programme, you will engage with various study subjects, expanding your proficiency in the Chinese language and gaining insights into the rich tapestry of Chinese history and culture. The curriculum is designed to equip you with the tools to analyze and interpret complex issues, fostering a comprehensive understanding of China’s societal dynamics. By the end of the programme, you will have developed a nuanced perspective on China, grounded in rigorous academic training. This will prepare you to contribute thoughtfully and knowledgeably to discussions and work related to Chinese studies.

Program Information

Study Location Leipzig
Start Semester Summer, 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 266 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.09.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Proficiency in English at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Qualification Requirements

A first academic degree, or a degree from a state or state-recognised university of cooperative education, typically in Chinese studies Knowledge of English at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Knowledge of Standard Chinese (written and spoken) at the advanced level (gaoji), level 5 of the HSK test (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi from 2010) or equivalent proof Knowledge of premodern Chinese (at least two semesters with exams or four teaching hours per week), must be proven at the latest when registering the master’s thesis This degree programme requires applicants to pass an aptitude test. More information is available on the institute website. The institute will check whether the above requirements have been met and then issue an official notification. This serves as proof that the candidate fulfils the admission requirements.

Document Requirements

A curriculum vitae in English (1-3 pages) (You may consider using the Europass CV as a template.) 2. Motivation letter in English This letter should explain why you are interested in this particular master’s programme (1–2 pages). In case you have a preference for your mobility track, please specify this in the motivation letter and why you would like to study at the respective universities. 3. Proof of nationality (e.g. copy of passport) 4. Proof of residence According to the rules set by the European Union, this proof can be either provided in the form of a residence certificate issued by the candidate’s municipality OR a certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study, or training issued by the respective institution. The document must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline of applying for the scholarship. 5. High school diploma (secondary school leaving certificate, e.g. Baccalaureate, A Levels) or equivalent (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) 6. Official high school transcripts (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) 7. University diplomas ( evidence of all completed degrees (e.g. Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diplom) (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) If you graduate after the application deadline, admission will be considered based on your university transcripts. 8. Complete official transcripts of records from your university (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) 9. English test results

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Acceptance Interview No
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