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Study Asian Studies in Germany: 14 Universities with 23 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2022/2023)

Updated: 07-01-2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Asian Studies (still referred to in some circles as Oriental Studies) concerns itself with the history, culture, economies, languages, and politics of the world's largest and most populous continent. Asian studies combines aspects of history, sociology, language studies, anthropology, ethnology and many other disciplines to study important developments and trends (both historical and contemporary) of Asian societies. 

Overview

masters
23

Study Programs in English

universities
14

Universities

ranking
10

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (17 programs for EU citizens, 12 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 9,000 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between July 15 and June 15

Summer Semester

between September 15 and June 15

View all 23 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Asian Studies

#42Times Higher Education Ranking
Heidelberg University

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #57, QS World University Rankings #63
#74Times Higher Education Ranking
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 34,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #128
#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 34,000 students

Program Fees: € 7,333 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127

Tuition Fees

17
12
7
0
2
2

1 English Degree Program for Asian Studies in Germany

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Option to choose different courses in five interdisciplinary fields, and one specializationBe part of a top-ranked universityStudy one semester abroad

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
43.5% local admission restriction (local NC)
47.8% no admission restriction
8.7% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

82.6% directly at University
17.4% via uni-assist

6 English Degree Programs for Asian Studies in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (4 programs )

Maximum:

7 (5 programs )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (3 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (5 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

61 (1 program )

Maximum:

100 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (4 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (3 programs )

6 English Degree Programs for Asian Studies in Germany

Program Features

2-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Master of Laws

Master of Science

Master of Business Marketing

Beginning

Winter intake

73.9%

Summer intake

8.7%

Winter & Summer intake

17.4%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Asian Studies

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Bremen University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 8,600

Program Fees: € 4,967

M.Eng. (Master of Engineering)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 34,000

Program Fees: € 7,333

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

MBM (Master of Business Marketing)

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MLB (Master of Law and Business)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Goethe University Frankfurt

public University · No. of Students: 42,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 9,000

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Heidelberg University

public University · No. of Students: 27,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 11,000

Program Fees: € 3,738

M.A. (Master of Arts)

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LL.M. (Master of Laws)

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

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