Master’s Contemporary Asian Studies – University of Amsterdam

Are you interested in Asia?

Then check out the Master’s programme of the University of Amsterdam:
Contemporary Asian Studies is an innovative programme with a broad, interdisciplinary character and a comparative approach to the study of Asia, as a key driver of local and global changes. The programme focuses on all the main regions of Asia, stressing the importance of looking at interconnections both within the vast Asian region and between Asian societies and other parts of the world.
The main objective of the programme is to meet a growing demand for social scientific knowledge and expertise in different areas concerning Asian societies. This programme consists of courses that focus on contemporary themes as well as courses on specific regions in Asia. The programme also offers you the opportunity to design and conduct an independent field research in Asia, leading to a Master’s thesis. If you wish to conduct field research in other regions or the Netherlands, that can also be accommodated – if related to Asia, or Asian people.

Student profile:
Are you a student with a bachelor in Sociology, Anthropology, Social Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Asian Studies, Political Sciences, Law or Management? Do you have a special interest in Asia? Then the Master’s Programme Contemporary Asian Studies might be the perfect Master’s Programme for you!

There will be a presentation at the University of Amsterdam in REC-M S.02 on 16 February at 18.00 and/or make an appointment with your study advisor or the study advisor of Contemporary Asian Studies (Iti Westra) T. +31 (0)20 525 3777

For detailed information please visit the University’s website: