Deze opleiding

The MA programme in Asian Studies at Leiden University offers an outstanding qualification from one of the leading centres for Asian studies in Europe.

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locatieLeiden
diplomaMA
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig Engels
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60839
numerus fixusnee
honoursheeft honours track
The Asian Studies master's programme offers one-year specialisations on East Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia and two-year specialisations on China, Japan, Korea.

Internationally-reputed scholars
Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. Learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field, many of whom are at the leading edge of Asia-related research.

Customise your degree
Tailor your qualification to reflect your interests or career ambitions. You can choose from a broad range of electives and select a your MA thesis. Choose to focus on language and a single country, or on a specific discipline and region.

Language fluency
Develop your fluency in a classical or modern language. You also have the option of taking an intensive modern Indonesian language course.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.
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Waarom aan de Universiteit Leiden?

Leiden University offers ambitious students the latest knowledge and the freedom to develop their own area of expertise.
  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty recently ranked 17th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking. You learn from scholars who are at the leading edge of Asia-related research in Europe, as well as experts from our many international partner institutions. At Leiden, we develop your intellectual potential so you can make a difference in your future career.
  • Leiden University is one of Europe's top research universities and an international centre of expertise. During your studies you get access to the unique resources of Leiden University, including its world-famous library and renowned collections of Asian artefacts, as well as a wider choice of courses from which to explore your areas of interest.
  • Our reputation as a centre of excellence means that your qualification is respected by organisations worldwide. Our graduates enjoy successful careers thanks to their mix of relevant professional abilities, specialised and in-depth knowledge, and critical-thinking skills.


Studieprogramma

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specialisaties

specialisatie East Asian Studies



The one-year Master's in East Asian Studies at Leiden University offers focused study of either China, Japan or Korea.

Study the country of your choice from different disciplinary perspectives including history, literature, art, art history, sociology, anthropology, media and cultural studies, religious studies, philosophy, economics, development studies, linguistics, or politics and international relations.

A flexible programme format gives you the scope to customise your degree to reflect your interests. Focus on a language and a single country, or a specific discipline and region. You can also choose the topic for your MA thesis.

Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. Learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field, many of whom are at the leading edge of Asia-related research in Europe. Small classes ensure you receive a high level of individual attention from your lecturers.

A key focus of this specialisation is on language training and developing your fluency in an East Asian language.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie History, Arts and Culture of Asia



The Master's in History, Arts and Culture of Asia (HAC) at Leiden University is for students interested in taking a humanities approach to the study of one or more countries or regions in pre-modern, modern or contemporary Asia.

Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. During your master's, you learn from world-class academics. Small classes ensure you have regular and direct contact with lecturers, who will share with you insights from the leading edge of Asia-related research in Europe.

With a wide selection of electives to choose from, you can explore the countries of your choice from any number of perspectives, including history, literature, art history, critical heritage studies, media and cultural studies, or religious studies. Select your own topic for your MA thesis.

You also have the opportunity to earn a dual degree by following the focus 'Critical Heritage Studies of Asia and Europe' at an Asian partner university, earning you an additional MA in Heritage Studies. Knowledge of an Asian language is not required for this master's.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Politics, Society and Economy of Asia



The Master's in Politics, Society and Economy of Asia at Leiden University takes a social science approach to the study of modern or contemporary Asia.

Learn about one or more countries or regions in Asia from a wide range of disciplinary perspectives, including modern history, sociology, development economics, media studies, political science, international relations and anthropology.

Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. During your master's, small classes ensure you receive plenty of individual attention and guidance from world-class academics, many of whom are at the leading edge of Asia-related research in Europe.

A flexible programme format and a wide range of electives give you the scope to customise your studies to reflect your interests or career ambitions – you can choose to focus your studies on a country, region, discipline or field.

Knowledge of an Asian language is not required for this master's, but you have the option of taking an intensive modern language course in Japanese, Indonesian, Chinese, Korean or Hindi.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie South Asian Studies



The one-year Master's in South Asian Studies at Leiden University offers students a world-class qualification that combines a comparative and global approach with specialised and in-depth expertise.

Learn about the countries or regions of South Asia from the perspective of a wide range of complementary disciplines including history, literature, art history, media and cultural studies, religious studies, philosophy and philology. Develop your fluency in a classical or modern language.

A flexible degree format allows you to tailor your degree to reflect your interests or specific career goals. Choose from a broad range of electives, select your own area of research for your MA thesis, and focus your studies on a language and a single country, or on a specific discipline and region.

Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. Learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field. Small classes allow for direct contact with your lecturers, who offer insights from the leading edge of Asia-related research.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

specialisatie Southeast Asian Studies



The one-year Master's in Southeast Asian Studies at Leiden University is designed for highly-motivated students interested studying Southeast Asia from a comparative and global perspective.

Explore the countries or regions of Southeast Asia through the lens of complementary disciplines including history, literature, art and art history, media and cultural studies, religious studies, philosophy and philology. Develop your fluency in a classical or modern language, including modern Indonesian.

A flexible degree format allows you to tailor your degree to reflect your interests or specific career goals. Choose from a broad range of electives, select your own area of research for your MA thesis, and focus your studies on a language and a single country, or on a specific discipline and region.

Expertise on Asia at Leiden University is internationally renowned. Learn from some of Europe's best scholars in the field. Small classes allow for direct contact with your lecturers, who offer insights from the leading edge of Asia-related research.

  • Leiden University's Humanities Faculty was recently ranked 25th in the Times Higher Education worldwide ranking.

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet30% zelfstudie
45% theorie
25% praktijk
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onderwijsvormen
case studies, excursie, groepsdiscussie, hoorcollege, individuele opdracht, literatuurstudie, mondelinge presentatie, onderzoek, onderzoeksproject, onderzoeksvoorstel, seminar, stage, werkcollege, werkgroep, zelfstudie
honours-/excellence program Leiden Leadership Programme

The Leiden Leadership Programme (LLP) is an honours programme of 15 ECs on top of the regular master's curriculum. The programme consists of training courses, seminars and a practical assignment.

Are you looking for an extra challenge in addition to your Leiden master's programme? Are you adventurous enough to look beyond the borders of your own master's programme? The Leiden Leadership Programme may be just what you are looking for. The programme gives you the opportunity to develop your leadership skills. You will follow seminars and courses, as well as carrying out a practical assignment for a company or organisation as part of a small, multidisciplinary team. Your lecturers will be leading academics and experienced professionals from the business sector.

Students can apply who have:

  • Good study results in the bachelor's programme;
  • The ambition and motivation to develop leadership qualities;
  • A broad and interdisciplinary span of interest.

Toelating en kosten

startmomenten

1 februari 2020

aanmelding deadline : 1 december 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083 (€1042 in het eerste jaar)
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 18300

1 september 2019

aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2019
wettelijk tarief : € 2083 (€1042 in het eerste jaar)
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 17500

1 september 2020

aanmelding deadline : 15 juni 2020
wettelijk tarief : € 2083 (€1042 in het eerste jaar)
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 18300

toelatingseisen

basiskennis
Zie www.mastersinleiden.nl voor meer informatie.

vooropleiding
Zie www.mastersinleiden.nl voor meer informatie.

studie kosten
bron: Universiteit Leiden
bedrag kostenpost
€ 10000levensonderhoudper jaar
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination

Inschatting maandelijkse studiekosten

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
350kamerhuur in Leidenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
172collegegeldop basis van € 2060 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1218totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

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Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

135 studenten volgen deze opleiding
60% daarvan is vrouw
23 eerstejaars gestart in 2017
74% daarvan is vrouw
27713 studenten aan de Universiteit Leiden
59% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

studievereniging

SVS
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Op kamers in Leiden

31058studenten studerend
12630studenten woonachtig   
€ 350gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
20 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Robert Beers
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Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/6 Universiteit Leiden
Asian Studies (60EC)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
23 eerstejaars
73% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
2/6 Universiteit Leiden
South Asian Studies (60EC)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
23 eerstejaars
73% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
3/6 Universiteit Leiden
Southeast Asian Studies (60EC)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
23 eerstejaars
73% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
4/6 Universiteit Leiden
East Asian Studies (60EC)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
23 eerstejaars
73% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
5/6 Universiteit Leiden
Politics, Society and Economy of Asia (60EC)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
23 eerstejaars
73% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
6/6 Universiteit Leiden
History, Arts and Culture of Asia (60EC)
€ 350 gemiddelde kamerhuur
23 eerstejaars
73% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
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Feiten en / studie in cijfers

studentoordelen

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algemeen oordeel3.6
inhoud3.7
docenten4
studiefaciliteiten3.8
studielast3.3
studiebegeleiding3.3
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Asian Studies (60EC) aan de Universiteit Leiden is beoordeeld door 42 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.6 uit 5.

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