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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 »

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 »

Apply for Kone Foundation Scholarship to Fudan, China by March 28, 4 pm!

Apply for Kone Foundation Scholarship to Fudan, China by March 28, 4 pm! Read the full Call for Applications and instructions from here: Kone – Fudan call 2018 – 2019 Read the former recipient’s stories and experiences in Fudan from here: Deadline: March 28, 2018, 4 pm Finnish time.  The Kone Foundation offers annually two 4-6-month… Read more »

Application period now closed

The application period for our spring courses has now been closed. We have started processing the applications, and the chosen students will receive all necessary information in the upcoming weeks. We are proud to announce that we have received 200 applications. Thank you for your continuing interest in Asianet courses!

Application period for Asianet online courses for spring 2018 is extended to 30.11.2017

Apply to the Asianet online courses for spring 2018 now! Application period extended to 30.11.2017! At you can study online courses on the most dynamic region in the world. Our courses focus on the contemporary societies, economies, politics and cultures of East, Southeast and South Asia. If you want to learn more about China,… Read more »

Asian Studies Days 2017 – register now!

The Asian Studies Days will be arranged on November 9-10 at the University of Helsinki. The theme of the days is “China-US Relations and Asian Security”   The Days are arranged jointly by the China Law Center of the University of Helsinki, the Confucius Institute of the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Institute of International… Read more »

Application period over – results published soon

The application period for autumn 2017 online studies has now closed. We got over 200 applications! We are currently processing the applications and will inform all applicants about the results as soon as possible by email.       Finnish University Network for Asian Studies Photo: Anna Vainio

Asianet Research Catalogue 2017 Now Available!

Asianet Research Catalogue 2017 The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies annually publishes a research catalogue titled “Academic Research Projects on Asia in Finland”. The aim of the catalogue is to enhance academic networking and to promote partnerships with public and private institutions. Find more information about the research catalogue here. You can also download the… Read more »

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. GO TO THE APPLICATION FORM HERE Within the course application you will find courses listed in three categories. Asian Programme (25 ECTS) and… Read more »

Asianet Doctoral Training Seminar

(Tea Break during the 2016 Asian Studies Days)   In connection with the Asian Studies Days, a doctoral training seminar will be organized on November 10th at the University of Helsinki. The seminar is open to all PhD candidates in Finnish Universities who write their thesis about Asia (society, politics, economy, business, culture, history, law)…. Read more »