Application period for all Asianet online courses is September 1-30, 2015.

Look East and Study Asia!

The application period for the popular Asianet-online courses for the study year 2015-2016 is September 1-30, 2015.

You can choose from four different course categories.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

1. Asian Programme: a multidisciplinary introduction to the societies, cultures and business of East, Southeast and South Asia. Take single courses (á 5-6 ECTS) or the whole programme 25 ECTS. Read more about the Asian Programme and application guidelines.

2. Mini Minor in Asian Studies: collect your own small minor programme from our courses with 10 ECTS. You can focus on a specific theme or region. Read more about the Mini Minor and application guidelines.

3. Master level courses: Acquire advanced knowledge on Asia with our Master level course. You can choose from over 20 courses. Read more about the Master level courses and application guidelines.

4. Doctoral course “Fieldwork Methods in Asian Studies (China, Japan, Indonesia, 4 ECTS)” helps doctoral students to prepare for fieldwork in Asia. Read more.


All courser are free of charge for students from Asianet member universities: Aalto University, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Universities of Jyväskylä, Oulu, Tampere, Turku and Vaasa and the Åbo Akademi University.

Polytechnic students can also study for free if their school endorses the studies. Courses can also be taken as self-paid studies (á 250€/program).


Welcome to Study Asia!

Feedback from our alumni:

“These courses have been a great support for dealing with Asian customers” (Engineer)
“The variety of courses in the Asian Programme is great.”
“I write my Master’s thesis relating to Asia, so these courses were really useful.”
“Asian Studies helped me to stand out from the crowd when applying for a job”.
“Online exercises prepare for work life, where online cooperation in international teams is very common”

Photo: Jukka Aukia