Sinology, Master 2 subject

  • What kind of changes has the Chinese society undergone historically?
  • What does Confucianism entail?
  • How are Chinese poems structured?
  • What did the Chinese language sound like 1000, 2000 and 300 years ago?
  • Which traditional elements may be found in contemporary Chinese culture?


Master of Arts
Winter- and summer semester
4 semesters
Classroom language
Not restricted, application at the faculty required
Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Application information for international applicants

Application information for international applicants

What's it all about?
This degree programme is unique, because ...
it provides advanced contents-related, linguistic and methodological know-how that forms the basis for autonomous research in the field of sinology.
It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields ...
  • History
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
Who is suited?
Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • critical and reflective reading
  • in-depth research
  • self-reliant compilation of research results, spending time in the library
  • foreign languages

struggle through:

  • a plethora of specialist literature
  • Chinese-language sources and specialist literature
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Sinology, B.A.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the corporate field
  • in the media
  • in the cultural sector
  • in the educational sector
  • in academia
And else?
An internship ...

is optional.

Studying abroad ... is recommended. It is done from the 2nd-3rd semester.
Duration: 1 or 2 semesters
Where do I find help?
Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata
Building, Room: Universitätsstr. 134, Raum 3.13
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28254
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Ostasienwissenschaften
Building, Room: Universitätsstraße 134, Raum 2.30
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25033
Website Fachschaft


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