Asianet Course Application Now Open! Period: 21.8 – 15.9

Let Asianet be your Bridge to Asia

The Asianet course application period for courses offered in autumn 2017 is now open!

The application period is from 21 August – 15 September, 2017.


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

  1. Asian Programme (25 ECTS) and Mini Minor (10 ECTS)
  2. Master’s Level Courses
  3. Korean Language Course (3 ECTS)

Asian Programme and Mini Minor

By going to this page of the course application you can apply for BASIC COURSES offered in the Asian Programme (25 ECTS to complete the programme) such as Culture in East and Southeast Asia or Business in East and Southeast Asia. BASIC COURSES are also used as the foundation for the Mini Minor (10 ECTS to complete the minor), so you can apply for these courses from the same application page.

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

Master’s Level Courses

By going to this page of the course application you can apply for the various Master’s Level Courses offered by Asianet. This includes courses such as Introduction to Mongolian Politics and Society, Chinese Foreign Policy and EU-China Relations, and South Korea’s International Relations.

Read more about our Master’s Level Courses here.

Korean Language Course

Asianet currently offers one online language course for Korean Language. In order to take this Korean Language Course, students must also be able to attend webinars and exams at the university campuses.

Students from the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki participate in the webinars and take exams at Aalto University’s Otaniemi Campus. Students from Åbo Akademi participate in the webinars and take exams at the University of Turku’s premises.

In addition to students from Asianet member universities, students from Haaga-Helia, Laurea, and Metropolia may also apply to this course as part of the quota allotted to Aalto University.

PLEASE NOTE: Completing an online language course requires much self-discipline and active learning especially in completing the various language assignments. Please apply to this course only if you are confident that you are able to devote the time and energy necessary to complete it.

Read more about this Korean Language Course 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 (excluding the Korean Language Course) as independent self-paying students.

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

Welcome to Asianet!