About the B.A. and M.A. Japanese Studies

Since the wintersemester 2001/2002 Japanese History can be chosen as an option to study within the study course of Japanese Studies which will be completed with the degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). This specialisation will be noted as „Japanese Studies (History, Society and Culture in the East-Asian Context)“. Based on this B.A. degree, we also offer a Master of Arts (M.A.) program for the course History of Japan. The bachelor program takes 6 semesters and focuses mainly on the aquirement of the necessary language skills, as well as basic skills for academic research. The course introduces you to all time periods of Japanese history and gives you a comprehensive outline of the historical development since the ancient times.