MA Programs

MA Modern Sinology
The Master’s degree programme “East Asian Studies/Modern Sinology” comprises 4 semesters in Göttingen and offers students a wide range of specializations on modern China, covering the period from the 18th century to the present.


Master of Education Chinese as a Foreign Language
The Master of Education degree program for upper secondary level teaching (Gymnasium) focuses on theories, methods, and projects of empirical research into teaching and schools. The program is closely linked to the ZEWIL. The program of study has set itself the objective of providing enhanced support to young researchers in empirical research on teaching and schools and those in subject didactics. One unique feature of the degree program lies in the close connection between teaching and empirical research.


MA / LLM Chinese Law & Comparative Law
This Double Master’s Degree Program is jointly offered by the Universities of Göttingen and Nanjing. Developed by the Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies and the Centre for Modern East Asian Studies (CeMEAS), it combines a focus on Chinese law with a training in regional competence as well as in Chinese language with a special focus on the technical language of Chinese law. The program includes one year of studies in Nanjing.


M.Sc. Global Business (Double Degree Option with Nanjing University)
The globally focused bilingual master’s programme in global business will prepare you for the international working environment in the global economy. You will learn the fundamentals in international business administration and can also choose a speciality area. Due to the required semester abroad component at one of our many international partner universities of the Faculty or University, you an also acquire additional and relevant language skills and international skills. The programme also offers the possibility of completing a double degree with the renowned University of Nanjing, China.