Mini Minor in Asian Studies

 

The Mini Minor is designed for students who prefer to include a small minor in Asian Studies in their degree. It provides the possibility to gain advanced knowledge of a specific theme or region. To get the Mini Minor, select the basic and advanced level courses you wish to take and apply to them with the Asianet application form. Once you have earned enough credits and completed the required courses, contact the Asianet Contact Person (information can be found in the infobox on the right) to receive the Mini Minor degree. Each student is responsible for following themselves that they have the required course credits for the Mini Minor. See the Study Guide for information on how to track your credits.

Mini Minor Themes:

Please note that the selection of available advanced level courses changes annually.

I Contemporary East Asia

BASIC COURSE: Contemporary East Asia (6 ECTS)
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2019-2020 (choose one or more):

II Business in East and Southeast Asia

BASIC COURSE: Business in East and Southeast Asia (6 ECTS)
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2019-2020 (choose one or more)

III Culture and History in East and Southeast Asia
BASIC COURSE: Culture in East and Southeast Asia (5 ECTS)
ADVANCED COURSES offered in academic year 2019-2020 (choose one or more)

How to apply?

Students of the Asia Network’s member universities

Students who hold a valid study right at one of the University Network’s member universities can apply to courses and take them for free. This applies to degree students and registered exchange students. You have to be registered as an attending student at the time of application as well as throughout the duration of the studies.

Member universities are:
Aalto University
University of Helsinki
University of Jyväskylä
Tampere University
University of Turku
University of Vaasa
Åbo Akademi University

Application periods:

  • Application period for courses provided during the autumn term: August 26 – September 15, 2019.
  • Application period for courses provided during the spring term: November 4-24, 2019.
  • Application period for courses provided during the summer term: March 3 – April 14, 2020.

Before applying to the courses, students should check if they are able to include these studies in their degree at their home university.