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University of Groningen MA in East Asian Studies
University of Groningen

MA in East Asian Studies

Groningen, Netherlands

1 Years


Full time

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EUR 2,314 / per year *


* EU/EEA students: €2,314 | non-EU/EEA students: €16,000


East Asia is booming. Or is it? How have some East Asian countries achieved such economic growth and global prominence in so little time? What are the global implications of the rise of East Asia?

East Asia is the foremost dynamic region in the world. This Master's track is organized around the achievements, opportunities, and challenges facing East Asia. Taught by international staff affiliated with the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen this International Relations Master's program focuses on the political economy and international relations of China, Japan, and Korea.

The track takes a multidisciplinary approach. Lectures and seminars are taught by experts in international relations, history, economy, or the law. You will gain knowledge on the top-three economies in East Asia and develop oral, writing, and research skills to analyze developments from a local and global perspective. Work placement and study abroad are optional.

Why study this program in Groningen?

  • A unique International Relations Master's track on the politics and economy of contemporary East Asia
  • A multi-disciplinary approach towards developments in contemporary China, Japan, and Korea
  • Options to study or gain hands-on experience in East Asia
  • Further opportunities to focus on Hong Kong, Taiwan, or emerging countries such as Mongolia



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