BA in International and Political Studies, specialization: Asian Studies


Area of Studies

social sciences



Degree (in English)


  • English
Course Duration

6 semesters (3 academic years)

ECTS points

181 ECTS


Faculty of International and Political Studies

Tuition and Other Fees

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Application Deadline(s)

15 July 2021

Course Description

Course Profile

Asian Studies is a specialization that focuses on different dimensions of social, political, economic and cultural development of Asian countries. Particular emphasis is placed on teaching a selected Asian language – Chinese or Japanese. The students will acquire the knowledge in Chinese and Japanese cultural heritage; East and South Asian politics: political systems of China, Taiwan, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and Southeast Asian countries; East and South Asian social development: social changes and challenges across the region with special regards to poverty alleviation and migration; East and South Asian international politics: major players include the United States, China, Japan, South and North Korea, Russia, and Southeast Asian countries; East and South Asian economic dynamics: major trends in economic integration in the East and South Asia region, as well as cooperation between Europe and East Asia; East and South Asian business characteristic points and special features in regards to the style of negotiation in the region. The graduates will be equipped with skills that will prepare them to work in companies and institutions that are involved in diplomatic, economic, cultural or social contacts with East Asian countries or international organizations operating in Asia. They will be able to pursue careers in national administration and self-government authorities that are responsible for development of foreign policy. The graduates may also be employed in cultural, educational and research institutions, or in publishing and mass media organizations that deal with East Asian affairs.

Education Requirements

The following documents are required (among others):
(1) a high school diploma,
(2) a high school transcript of records showing passed subjects and obtained grades,
(3) a certificate of proficiency in English for foreigners (unless secondary education was taught in English).
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For questions about the studies please contact:
Faculty of International and Political Studies
ul. Składowa 43, 90-127 Łódź, Poland
tel.: +48 42 63 54 265
fax: +48 42 66 55 687
In matters related to the admission procedure please contact:
International Relations Office, University of Lodz
3 Uniwersytecka Str., 90-137 Lodz, Poland
Phone: +48 42 635 42 37