Universität Hamburg

Languages and Cultures of Southeast-Asia

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies, Cultural Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Southeast Asian studies.

A minimum of 15 credit points are required in the fields of linguistics, literature, history, society or religion of Southeast Asia.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
A minimum of 25 Credit points (ECTS) in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian and Malay studies), in Thai (Thai studies) or Vietnamese (Vietnamese studies).

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester: February 15 (German)February 15 (EU)February 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: There are 2 rounds of application for the Winter semester: from February 15th till March 31st, and from June 1st till July 15th.
Summer semester: If any free places left from the Winter semester, you can apply from December 1st till January 15th.

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


Please submit uncertified copies of all documents. For documents not issued in German or English, a certified German or English translation is required.

  1. Signed printout of your online application.
  2. Degree certificate or provisional transcript of records. If you are still studying when you apply and cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current transcript of records confirming your provisional grade point average. You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master’s program.
  3. For applicants who are at the concluding phase of their first university education: if the relevance for Southeast Asian studies of the profile in which you are completing your first university degree is not evident from the certificate, please enclose further certification. In the case of magister students: applications will be considered even if the magister thesis has not yet been submitted or a grade has not yet been given, provided the applicant has been admitted to the final examinations.
  4. Curriculum vitae.
  5. A brief statement of motivation indicating the profile of Indonesian and Malay Studies, Thai Studies or Vietnamese Studies.
  6. A transcript of records: a minimum of 15 Credit points are required in the fields of linguistics, literature, history, society or religion of Southeast Asia.
  7. Language skills: a minimum of 25 Credit points (ECTS) in Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia (Indonesian and Malay Studies), in Thai (Thai Studies) or Vietnamese (Vietnamese Studies). (paper copy).
  8. All applicants must provide evidence for proficiency in English (see language requirements).

Application address:

Indonesian and Malay Studies:
Universität Hamburg
Asien-Afrika-Institut
Abteilung für Sprachen und Kulturen Südostasiens
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan van der Putten
Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, ESA Ost
20146 Hamburg, Germany

Thai Studies:
Universität Hamburg
Asien-Afrika-Institut
Abteilung für Sprachen und Kulturen Südostasiens
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Volker Grabowsky
Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, ESA Ost

Vietnamese Studies:
Universität Hamburg
Asien-Afrika-Institut
Abteilung für Sprachen und Kulturen Südostasiens
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Thomas Engelbert
Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, ESA Ost
20146 Hamburg, Germany

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website