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Gyeongbokgun Palace, Seoul, Korea

Gyeongbokgun Palace, Seoul, Korea

There are many wonderful options all over Asia for those majoring in East Asian Studies to study abroad. Many EAS majors study abroad to gain important cross-cultural perspectives, conduct research, develop their language abilities, or gain experience in the global marketplace. This page contains information that will assist EAS majors determine how best to integrate study abroad into their Brandeis careers.

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For information about the East Asian Studies Program, please visit their departmental website.

Sample of Approved Programs with East Asian Studies Coursework

Visit the Brandeis Approved Programs List to review a comprehensive list of programs that offer East Asian Studies coursework. Click on "Advanced Search" to find programs with internship options.

Study Abroad Liaison

To assist students with their academic choices abroad and to help answer any questions about receiving major/ minor credit while abroad, each academic department and program has assigned a faculty member to serve as the Study Abroad Liaison. EAS majors who plan to study abroad should speak with the study abroad liaison before they go abroad, and again once they have returned from study abroad.

The liaison for East Asian Studies is Prof. Gary Jefferson.

Receiving Credit in East Asian Studies

Students wishing to receive East Asian Studies credit for work done off campus during the academic year should discuss their desired coursework with their study abroad liaison for EAS. After returning from abroad, download and complete the electronic Petition to Request Substitution for a Requirement form. After filling out the form and gathering the necessary paperwork, please make an appointment to meet with the study abroad liaison listed above.

Funding Information

The Helen Ke Scholarship is available to students interested in studying abroad in China and learning Chinese. Note: this scholarship is the only Brandeis Study Abroad Scholarship that may be awarded to students without demonstrated financial need. This scholarship is also matched for students attending an approved CET program in China by CET.

Visit the Study Abroad Financial Information page to read more about funding your study abroad experience.

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