Study Abroad

  • The Great Wall in China

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  • There are many 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.

    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 filter options or search for unique program traits like internships or research. Additional programs might have acceptable coursework, but this list shows the primary locations where EAS courses may be available.

    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. Matthew Fraleigh.

    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, complete the Petition to Request Substitution for a Requirement form.


    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.