Application period for Asianet online courses for spring 2018 is now open until Nov. 24, 2017

Apply to the Asianet online courses for spring 2018 now!

Application period: Nov 6 – 24, 2017


Within the course application you will find courses listed in two categories.

  1. Asian Programme (25 ECTS) and Mini Minor (10 ECTS)
  2. Master’s Level Courses

Asian Programme and Mini Minor

You can study BASIC COURSES offered in the Asian Programme such as Business in East and Southeast Asia or Contemporary East Asia. In the Asian Programme you have the possibility to do a 25 ECTS minor subject. These BASIC COURSES are also used as the foundation for the Mini Minor (10 ECTS to complete the minor), which lets you to concentrate in more depth on one thematic aspect such as business or society.

Read more about the Asian Programme here and the Mini Minor here.

Master’s Level Courses

If you want to take individual courses, you can apply for the various Master’s Level Courses offered by Asianet. This includes courses such as Introduction to Mongolian Politics and Society  or Business Environment in Japan and South Korea. This spring we have two brand new courses: China-US relations – Asian Security and Chinese Working Places Cultures.

Read more about our Master’s Level Courses here.


Who Can Apply?

Students from Asianet member universities may take these courses for free. This includes Aalto University, the universities of Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Tampere, Turku, and Vaasa, and Åbo Akademi. A student from a University of Applied Sciences may also apply if their university agrees to cover the course fees, or if the student is willing to cover the course fees themself.

Other individuals including students from non-member universities can apply to Asianet courses as independent self-paying students.

Read more about applying to Asianet courses from each relevant programme page.

Welcome to Asianet!

If you have any questions about the studies, please contact Contact Person Ulla Morelli, University of Turku (e-mail: