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ERASMUS+ Programme

Information for Outgoing Students (ERASMUS+)

The Institute of Chinese Studies at the University of Freiburg currently cooperates with two partner institutions in Europe:

  • University of Oslo (Norway), Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, China Studies Section

      Link to the website of the department: https://www.hf.uio.no/ikos/english/

      Link to the course catalogue: https://www.uio.no/english/studies/courses/

  • Stockholm University (Sweden), Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies

      Link to the website of the department: https://www.su.se/asia/english/
      Link to the course catalogue: https://www.su.se/english/education/courses

(Please note: Students interested in a stay abroad at a University located in China/Taiwan will find further information here.)

 

Application procedure and deadlines for outgoing students:

The Institute of Chinese Studies welcomes ERASMUS applications from Master’s students.

Application deadline: 15 January
Required application documents: Letter of motivation (approx. 2 pages). Students interested in the ERASMUS programme are kindly asked to consult the departmental ERASMUS coordinator (Dr. Tobias Voß, tobias.voss@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de) during his office hours prior to their application.
Beginning of the mobility: winter term (August/September of the same year)

Further information on ERASMUS for outgoing students can be found here and in the ERASMUS flyer.

 

Recognition of academic performance abroad:

Academic performance abroad by students of the MA programme “Modern China Studies” can be credited in module 7 “Semester abroad”. Please note that the semester abroad is supposed to comprise at least 30 ECTS (or the respective equivalent). Up to 5 ECTS can be earned by writing an appropriate study report of adequate length, which means that at least 25 ECTS have to be earned at the receiving institution (The examination regulations can be found here.).

 

Information for Incoming Students (ERASMUS+)

The Institute of Chinese Studies is pleased to welcome incoming Master’s students to the University of Freiburg. 

The winter term starts in October and ends in February. The summer term begins in April and ends in July. The exact dates can be found here.

The course catalogue of the University of Freiburg can be found here. You can find the specific course catalogue of our Institute here. The courses offered to international ERASMUS students usually include:

Winter term:

  • Master Seminar on Sources, Methods and Theories in Chinese Studies (10 ECTS)
  • Master Seminar on Chinese Politics and Economy OR on Chinese Culture and Society (10 ECTS)
  • Chinese language source reading class accompanying the Master Seminar (3 ECTS)
  • Language and Reading Exercise 1 (6 ECTS)

Summer term: 

  • Research and Teaching Design (2 ECTS)
  • Master Seminar on Chinese Politics and Economy OR on Chinese Culture and Society (10 ECTS)
  • Chinese language source reading class accompanying the Master Seminar (3 ECTS)
  • Language and Reading Exercise 2 (6 ECTS)

 

The Chinese language source reading classes are attended both by native speakers and by non-native speakers. Students attending the Language and Reading Exercises are usually divided into two groups: One for Chinese native speakers and one for non-natives.  

Language of instruction: English

Recommended language skills: English (C1), Chinese (B2) 

Departmental coordinator: Dr. Tobias Voß (tobias.voss@sinologie.uni-freiburg.de).

 

Application procedure:

Applicants need to be nominated by their home institutions. Further information on the nomination and registration procedure can be found here. If you have any related questions, please contact the EU Office of the University of Freiburg (europa@zv.uni-freiburg.de).

 

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