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Modern China Studies

Master of Arts (M.A.)


This English-speaking Master offers you the opportunity to acquire specific knowledge of modern China. You can not only develop your linguistic knowledge of Chinese, but also your cultural and economic understanding. Immerse yourself in the empire of the Orient, experience cultural differences on the ground and do your own research!

 

To succeed on the degree program you should:

  • Be enthusiastic about the Chinese economy, history and lifeworld.
  • Enjoy improving your Chinese language skills.
  • Be interested in international exchange.
  • Speak English at C1 level, and
  • Chinese at B2 level.
Language of instruction:

English

Academic calendar:

Winter Semester

Standard Period of Study:

4 semesters required for the full degree programme

ECTS points:

120

Admission: First semester:

with special prerequisites for admission
The admissions restrictions are determined by the admissions regulations for the individual field. For more detailed information, please visit your departmental academic advisor.

Higher semesters:

with special prerequisites for admission according to admission regulations

Please note: University admission requirements may change up to the start of the application period.

Application period: First semester: Non-EU-Citizens: 15 March-15 April, EU-Citizens: 15 June-15 July
Higher semesters: Please contact the respective subject academic advisor
Application: Application is made directly to the relevant subject.
Faculty affiliation: Faculty of Humanities

The English language M.A. program Modern China Studies is consecutive and has a strong emphasis on academic research. In terms of content, the program focuses on phenomena and processes shaping China in the 20th and 21st centuries while at the same time taking into account the historical processes leading up to the these processes and phenomena. Seminars introduce students to central topics, methods and theories of Modern China Studies. During a one semester stay abroad, students immerse themselves in a foreign academic culture, extend their language competence and aquire intercultural sensitivity. Successful graduates of the program qualify for jobs relating to China in academia, foundations, journalism, (further) education and private enterprises.


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Central Student Advising Office


The central student advisory service - the Central Student Advising Office (ZSB) provides information and advice on all questions that may arise prior to, at the beginning of, and during a course of study. If you are seeking subject-specific advice in addition to this, you can also contact the respective subject academic advisor.

Departmental Academic Advising


Lynn Kalić
Institut für Sinologie
1. OG
Werthmannstr. 12
D-79098 Freiburg i. Br.

master@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de


Examination Office


Werthmannstr.8/Rückgebäude, 79098 Freiburg
Fax: 0761 203-9267
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Bachelor- und Masterstudiengang, Lehramtsstudiengang gemäß GymPO I
Dr. Tobie Walther
Tel. 203-3221
tobie.walther@geko.uni-freiburg.de
Raum 02 010/2. OG
Sprechstunde: Dienstag 10.15-12.30 Uhr, Donnerstag 14.00-16.00 Uhr

Magister- und Promotionsstudiengang, Lehramtsstudiengang gemäß WPO
Annette Ehinger
Tel. 203-2011
annette.ehinger@geko.uni-freiburg.de
Raum 03 011/3. OG
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