Study Asia online – free studies – deadline 23.9.2018

  • 18.09.2018
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Study Asianet online courses and become an Asia expert!
For all registered students, including exchange students!

Application is now open for autumn 2018 Asianet online courses. Application period ends 23 September, 2018.

The studies are free of charge for registered students from member universities of the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies (Aalto, HY, JY, TaY, TY, VY, ÅA). Read more about the courses and application instructions from the links below. You can apply to basic and advanced level online courses on Asia. Either take individual courses or a combination of courses to complete a small or large minor.

1. Asian Programme (25 credits)

The Asian Programme is an interdisciplinary Bachelor’s level study programme which provides students with basic knowledge of Asia. For students whose study or career plans relate to Asia, this 25 credit programme provides them with a good introduction to the region.  Read more:

2. Master’s level courses:

Master’s level online courses offer advanced knowledge on Asia. Courses focus on political, social, cultural and economic issues of Asian countries. The Master’s level courses are aimed for students who have already acquired some knowledge about Asia or on the specialty of the particular course. Master’s level courses can be combined with Bachelor level courses to earn a small or large minor (Asian Programme or Mini Minor).


Master’s Level Courses offered in autumn 2018:
North Korea in the Heart of East Asian Tensions (Autumn 2018)
China-US relations and Asian Security (Autumn 2018)
Project Management in East Asia (Autumn 2018)
Introduction to Chinese Contemporary History (Autumn 2018)
Introduction to Chinese History (Autumn 2018)
Introduction to Mongolian Society and Politics (Autumn 2018)

3. Mini Minor in Asian Studies (10 credits)

The Mini Minor is designed for students who prefer to include a small minor in Asian Studies in their degree. It provides the possibility to gain advanced knowledge of a specific theme or region. READ MORE:

4. Language Studies: Korean for Beginners online course is offered in autumn 2018. READ MORE:

Go to application form:


Silja Keva
Itä-Aasian tutkimus- ja koulutuskeskus
20014 Turun yliopisto
puh. 029 450 3055

Yliopistojen Aasia-verkosto