East Asian Studies/Modern Sinology
- Winter semester
- directly at University
- Study mode:
- On campus
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in sinology or a closely related subject.
Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.
Provisional access is granted to those who have not yet completed their studies at the time of application, but who have earned at least 150 credits in a bachelor's degree program or an equivalent degree program relevant.
The prerequisite for the professional relevance of the preliminary study is proof of at least the following achievements:
- Services in sinology amounting to at least 120 credit points, including services totaling at least 24 credit points from at least two of the following areas: history, religion, politics, society, philosophy, linguistics, economics, or the law of modern China.
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Specification: At least B.
Specification: At least C.
Application & Admission
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(starting in October)
(starting in April)
Application Procedure & Selection
The following documents must be enclosed with the application for admission, which must be uploaded to the university server using the online portal:
- The applicant's diploma in German or English translation if the originals are not in English or German; if a certificate of completion is not yet available, a certificate of achievement, credits, and average grade must be submitted.
- A tabular curriculum vitae in English with a meaningful description of the educational path.
- A presentation of the motivation for studying the chosen course with reference to the previous educational path in the amount of max. 2 pages.
- Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).
- Proof of sufficient knowledge of modern standard Chinese, unless the application for the aptitude test according is requested (see language requirements).
- Extracts from the module handbook or other documents that can be used to check the performance.
- A statement as to whether the applicant has successfully, unsuccessfully, or not yet completed a closely related master's degree.
- An explanation of which module package or which module packages the applicant intends to take based on his or her previous training.
Applications that are not received in full, in due form, or on time are excluded from the further procedure. The submitted documents remain with the university.
If a student makes it believable that he or she is at a disadvantage compared to other applicants due to disability due to the selection process, a suitable disadvantage compensation must be granted on request.
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