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Study Asia in Lund!

Be prepared for the demands of today’s globalized world and obtain cutting edge expertise in Asian Studies!

We offer a unique programme in Asian Studies. The programme is interdisciplinary and aims to provide you with an advanced knowledge on contemporary issues in Asia together with the analytical and methodological skills to assess social, economic and political developments in the region. The programme permits you to specialise based on your regional, thematic, and disciplinary focus and to critically examine and discuss issues within the field of East and South-East Asia.

The programme consists of obligatory courses on economic and political developments in Asia, as well as on international affairs and socio-cultural issues. A number of special courses are offered providing in-depth knowledge on issues such as gender, religion and ethnicity, development, human rights and the environment. You will have the possibility to conduct fieldwork in Asia at leading universities and institutes in the region.

Lund University is an international environment with students, researchers and professors from different countries. Something that is exceptional is the informal relation between students and professors. Students are encouraged to think creatively and critical thinking is expected.

This Master’s programme is unique in Europe, and provides an excellent foundation for postgraduate studies, teaching, and research, as well as for work in government agencies, international services, private firms and NGOs.


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If you have any questions, please contact

Nina Brand
International Liaison Officer

Phone: +46 46 222 3861
E-mail: nina [dot] brand [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se


Dr. Sidsel Hansson
Student and study coordinator

Phone: +46 46 222 0595
E-mail: sidsel [dot] hansson [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se

Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies
Lund University
Sölvegatan 18 B, 223 62 Lund

Phone: +46 46 222 38 61
E-mail: info [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se