Start new Master's specialization East Asian Studies (IRIO)
Start new Master's specialization East Asian Studies (IRIO)How have some East Asian countries achieved such economic growth and global prominence in so little time? And what are the regional and global implications of the rise of East Asia?
East Asia is the foremost dynamic region in the world. From September 2014 the University of Groningen offers a new International Relations Master's programme, focusing on East Asian states and markets, politics and economics, nationalism and internationalism. All studied from a contemporary perspective. How can we explain the dynamism and growth of East Asia? What are the opportunities and impediments for trade and investment? What could be said about national attitudes towards international cooperation, integration and globalization?
The master's programme East Asian Studies (one year, 60 ECTS) is a specialization within the Master's Degree in International Relations. It focuses on the political economy of contemporary East Asia, in particular the political economies of China, Japan and Korea. Students will be able to participate in courses taught by historians, economists, experts in international relations or law, and guest-speakers. They will gain knowledge on the top-three economies in East Asia and develop oral, written and research skills to analyze developments from a regional and global perspective.
Dutch students can apply for the Master specialization East Asian Studies until August 15 (course 2014-2015). For further information on this new MA specialization (1 year, english) and presentations on East Asian Studies, see the calendar on our homepage .