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Southeast Asian Studies (Master of Arts)
|Course content and focus areas||
The Master's in Southeast Asian Studies offers prospective students, who have a good working knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Malaysia and who are acquainted with the region, the opportunity to pursue advanced studies on the languages, cultures and societies of Southeast Asia with a special focus on the Malay World (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore and East Timor). A philological cultural studies approach to area studies is combined with individual freedom to draw on the various excellent resources of different departments present at Goethe University of Frankfurt in order to encourage interdisciplinary and innovative research for the Master's thesis in Southeast Asian Studies.
Students can choose between two versions of the study programme, one with and one without a semester abroad. The curriculum consists of a set of four mandatory core modules for all students and three elective modules including the option to take a Studium Generale and freely choose a number of courses from different faculties for students who study version one (without a semester abroad).
For students, who study version one (without a semester abroad), here are three suggested specialisations outlined in the curriculum:
Master of Arts Southeast Asian Studies
|Duration||The standard length of study for the Master of Arts is 4 semesters.|
|Languages of instruction||
Englisch and Indonesian or respectively Malayian; German (only in the beginner classes of Vietnamese and Thai)
|Start of the programme||The study programme starts at the beginning of the winter semester.|
|Student advisory service||
Swantje Heiser-Cahyono, M.A.
If the university entrance qualification for the consecutive Master’s programme (namely the Bachelor’s degree) has not yet been completed, you can apply for the programme with a transcript of records on the basis of at least 80% of the required CP for the bachelor's degree. This provisional certificate must be issued by an office authorised to award grades or issue certificates. If a student is admitted, this will be on a provisional basis. Provisional admission is valid for 6 months.
|Mode of admission||Admission is not restricted. Students will be directly admitted if the admission requirements are met in full.|
Documents to be submitted
|Deadline for applications||01.05. - 31.08 for the winter semester
Strong recommendation for applicants from abroad:
Submit your application latest 31.07.
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