Call for applications: MA programs “Contemporary East Asian Studies (MA CEAS)” and “Modern East Asian (MA MEAS)”, IN-EAST


A call for applications for two MA programs, Contemporary East Asian Studies (MA CEAS) and Modern East Asian (MA MEAS) studies among interested students and colleagues.

The Institute for East Asian Studies IN-EAST at University of Duisburg-Essen welcomes applications for its two MA programs in East Asian Studies. Both study programs aim at the students in the theoretical and problem-centered analysis of East Asian societies, politics and economies and are taught in English.

The application deadline for both programs is:

  • July 15 for non-EU citizens
  • September 15 for EU citizens

The Master’s Program in Contemporary East Asian Studies (MA CEAS) is a social science-based program with a contemporary and interdisciplinary profile. It offers research-focused training for highly qualified graduates with a BA or similar in the social sciences or economics.

Students in the MA CEAS program focus on the Chinese, Japanese or Korean language and specialize in social sciences or economics, combining intensive language training with interdisciplinary and discipline-specific modules on East Asia. Prior skills in an East Asian language are not required.

For details on requirements, the application process and study program contents see: