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New course on Contemporary Indian Society!

A new course on Contemporary Indian Society (3ECTS) ! The course will discuss pressing topics such as gender issues, urbanization, welfare etc. in contemporary India. Read more from the course introduction. Max 20 students in order of registration. The course is already full (Nov 5th, 2018). Only students from the member universities of the Finnish… Read more »

Application period to Asianet courses 3-23, September 2018

Apply to Asianet online courses! Apply now to basic and advanced level online courses on Asia. You can choose between Bachelor and Master’s level courses and a variety of topics.  Either take individual courses or a combination of courses to get a Minor in Asian Studies. The studies are free of charge for registered (degree… Read more »

Doctoral Seminar 2018

In connection with the Asian Studies Days, a doctoral seminar will be organized on October 18 at the Aalto University. Asian Studies days will be arranged at Aalto University on October 17-18 with the general theme “Tackling sustainability challenges of runaway urbanization and water shortages”. Registration to the events is open now at Send your… Read more »

Asian Studies Days 2018

ASIAN STUDIES DAYS 2018 – Tackling sustainability challenges of runaway urbanization and water shortages What can be done to make future megacities sustainable? How to guarantee resources like access to water for tens of millions urban dwellers? Asian Studies Days takes on sustainable development challenges of urbanization in Asia on October 17-18 at Aalto University…. Read more »

Asia Researcher – update or submit information about your Asia-related research by August 30 for the Research Catalogue 2018.

The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies is collecting INFORMATION ABOUT ON-GOING OR RECENTLY COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS on Asia for the catalogue “Academic Research Projects on Asia in Finland 2018”. You may update or submit information of your research projects via webropol: The DEADLINE for submitting research information to be published in the catalogue… Read more »

Join the Asianet Mailing List to know about Asia related events and opportunities

Asianet Mailing List The Asianet mailing list is an open information forum for East and Southeast Asian studies and teaching. The list disseminates news about courses, seminars, publications, websites, events, job openings, grants and so forth. The languages of the list are mainly Finnish and English. Subscribe to the Asianet mailing list at this link:… Read more »

You can still apply for the ongoing summer courses!

If you’re interested in widening your knowledge about chosen countries in East Asia before the autumn semester starts, you can still join our following ongoing summer courses and earn some extra credits: Introduction to Mongolian Politics and Society (2 ECTS) – possible to take exam on June 1st and June 29th (APPLY HERE) Introduction to Chinese Contemporary… Read more »

See our new course list for 2018-2019!

We have updated our course list for autumn 2018 and spring 2019. We will be offering several new courses with topics that are highly up-to-date with current political tensions in Asia, economic trends and have high work life relevance for people working with Asia.   At Bachelor level we will be offering the following basic… Read more »

Announcing the Recipients of the KONE-Fudan Scholarship

Recipients of the 2018-2019 scholarship have been selected. Recipients are : Svetlana Pasti, University of Tampere, Journalism , post-doc research Jukka Aukia, University of Turku, East Asian Studies, post-doc research   Congratulations! For more information about the KONE-Fudan Scholarship please visit

Asianet teacher Sanna Kopra wins international award!

Asianet teacher Sanna Kopra wins international award! Congratulations Sanna! Postdoctoral researcher Sanna Kopra’s paper “China and international climate responsibility: Agency and Institutional Change”, which was first presented in Baltimore at the 2017 International Studies Association conference,  has won the ISA English School Section’s Outstanding Research Paper Award in the “junior scholar” category. The paper was honored at the 2018 ISA Annual Conference in San Francisco in… Read more »