Master of Arts in Asian Studies

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of scholarly exploration and practical application with our Master of Arts in Asian Studies program. Rooted in a robust research focus, this program equips students with critical thinking skills, linguistic proficiency, and a deep understanding of Oriental and Asian studies. Students engage with original language sources, develop expertise aligned with international standards, and cultivate the ability to apply, evaluate, and innovate independently.


At the Department of Oriental and Asian Studies, students have the opportunity to specialize in various fields, including Arabic Studies, Chinese Language, Islamic Archaeology, Japanese Studies, and more. Through a combination of specialized training and elective modules, students tailor their curriculum to align with their interests and career goals. Beyond the master’s level, students can pursue further studies in postgraduate and doctoral programs, enriching their expertise and scholarly pursuits.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Proficiency in an Asian or Oriental language (depending on specialty)
  • Minimum grade of 3.0 or local equivalent

For specific admission requirements based on the chosen specialization, please refer to the provided link for detailed information.

  • Specialized training in chosen field of study
  • Language proficiency development in an Asian or Oriental language
  • Elective modules to enhance interdisciplinary knowledge and skills

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are well-positioned for diverse career paths in intercultural communication, international development, policy consulting, cultural management, and academia. With a deep understanding of Asian cultures, languages, and societies, they contribute to global dialogue, foster cross-cultural understanding, and address complex challenges in various professional domains.

Visa Requirements:

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