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B.Sc.Asian studies

Tuition fee €2,845.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time
Deposit €500.00 one-time
Registration fee €100.00 one-time

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– Bonus – on the written application of a student, preparation and transfer of the invitation for the embassy.
& The period of preparation from week to two months

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Overview

This programme combines language studies with culture and regional studies in relation to the language module chosen by the student.
The programme is divided into four language modules: Japanese language module; Sinology module: Chinese, Classical Chinese (Wenyan); India and Indonesia module: Hindi or Tibetan or Indonesian language; Middle East module: Arabic or Turkish language.
The full – time degree programme covers three academic years. Classes are mainly from 8.30am till 6pm in the working days.

Programme structure

Bachelor’s degree programme ASIAN STUDIES
1st Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
Introduction to Linguistics A Valo1001 4
The History of Arab Civilization I A Vēst1136 2
Introduction to Chinese Civilization A Vēst1393 2
History of Japanese culture and civilization I A Vēst2017 2
Mandatory elective module B See below 10
2nd Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
History of Culture and Cultural Studies A Filz2007 2
The History of Arab Civilization II A Vēst2145 2
Concise History of South and Southeast Asia A Vēst1069 2
Etnography of Asia I A Antr1024 4
Mandatory elective module B See below 10
3rd Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
Introduction to Asian Religions I A SDSK1027 4
Asian literature and culture I A LitZ1041 4
Etnography of Asia II A Antr2023 4
Mandatory elective module B See below 8
4th Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
Introduction to Asian Religions II A SDSK3005 4
Literary Traditions and Culture in Asia II A LitZ1063 4
Mandatory elective module B See below 12
5th Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
Introduction to Philosophy A Filz1024 4
Seminar of Bachelor’s Paper A LitZ4010 2
Asian Literature and Culture III A LitZ2181 4
Mandatory elective module B See below 10
6th Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
B.A. Thesis A Valo4002 10
Mandatory elective module B See below 6
A – Mandatory course
B – Mandatory elective course (specialization)
Sinology Module: Chinese, Classical Chinese (Wenyan)
Course
Type Course code Credits
Chinese – Phonetics B Valo1047 6
Basics of Chinese Writing B Valo1432 4
Chinese I B Valo1049 8
History of China I B Vēst1076 2
Chinese II B Valo2149 8
Chinese III B Valo2169 8
Classical Chinese – Wenyan I B Valo2174 2
Traditional Chinese Philosophy B Filz2628 2
Chinese IV B Valo3143 6
Classical Chinese ( Wenyan) II B Valo2178 2
History of China IV (20th Century History of China) B Vēst3226 2
Chinese V B Valo3151 6
Japanese language module
Course
Type Course code Credits
Japanese Language I B Valo1336 6
Intensive Basic Grammar B Valo1354 2
Japanese characters I B Valo1324 2
Japanese Language II B Valo1348 6
Japanese Characters II B Valo1325 2
History of Japanese culture and civilization II B Vēst2018 2
Japanese language III B Valo2354 6
Kanji III B Valo2326 2
Japanese language IV B Valo2356 6
Kanji IV B Valo2129 2
Japanese Society I B Soci1050 2
Actual Problems of Asia Studies B SDSK1019 2
Japanese language V B Valo3502 6
Modern Society of Japan II B Soci3003 2
History of Japanese Art B MākZ1116 2
Japanese language VI B Valo3578 6
Middle East module: Arabic or Turkish language
Course
Type Course code Credits
Arabic language for beginners I or Turkish I B Valo1345 or Valo1462 10
Arabic philosophy B Filz4019 2
Arabic language for beginners II or Turkish II B Valo1438 or Valo2382 8
Arabic Language III or Turkish III B Valo2238 or Valo2367 8
Introduction to the Study of the Ancient Near East B SDSK1080 4
Turkish IV or Arabic IV B Valo2368 or Valo2239 8
Actual Problems of Asia Studies B SDSK1019 2
Specialization Course for BSP I B SDSK1097 2
Arabic V or Turkish V B Valo3148 or Valo4100 6
Turkish VI or Arabic VI B Valo4101 or Valo3149 6
India and Indonesia module: Hindi or Tibetan or Indonesian language
Course
Type Course code Credits
Hindi language I or Indonesian Language B Valo1910 or Valo2466 4
English for Asian Studies I B Valo1921 2
The Dialogue of Eastern & Western Civilisations B SDSK1039 2
Literature of Ancient India B LitZ1077 2
Hindi langiage II or Indonesian Language II B Valo2733 or Valo1845 4
English for Asian Studies II B Valo1922 2
Indian literature 5th – 19th centuries B LitZ1079 2
Hindi language III or Indonesian Language III B Valo3425 Valo2601 4
English for Asian Studies III B Valo1923 2
Indian literature in the 20th and 21st century B LitZ3114 2
Hindi language IV or Indonesian Language IV B Valo4246 or Valo2694 4
English for Asian Studies IV B Valo1928 2
Hindi language V or Indonesian Language V B Valo5326 Valo3403 4
Actual Problems of Asia Studies B SDSK1019 2
Specialization Course for BSP I B SDSK1097 2
Hindi language VI B Valo6185 4
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Career opportunities

Graduates can apply for work in schools and universities, business and culture oriented fields.

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Pre-deadline
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States