sufficient command of Japanese at a level comparable with the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level N2l; applicants without JLPT N2 certificate are requested to include in their dossier 1) a letter from the head of the language programme they completed indicating that the candidates’ language proficiency is indeed comparable to this level, and 2) a detailed specification of the number of EC aren’t in language training. Additional documentation may also be included;
knowledge of important historical, sociocultural and political developments in the region,
familiarity with the approaches (problems, theories, methods, analytical concepts) of at least three of the aforementioned disciplines,
knowledge of japanologic traditions and understanding of disciplinary-methodological issues;
For programme Asian Studies
Thorough proficiency in written and spoken English: IELTS test level of at least 7 or TOEFL score of at least 600/250/99-100, evidenced by an appropriate test.
This requirement does not apply if you have:
completed your education in Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia, or