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PASI502X Mini Minor in Asian Studies, 10 ECTS

Learning outcomes

The Mini Minor in Asian Studies is designed for students who prefer to include a small minor (10 ECTS) in Asian Studies in their degree. It provides a possibility to gain advanced knowledge of a specific theme or a region. The courses are coordinated by the University Network for Asian Studies.


The Mini Minor is arranged on the Internet, in the Moodle learning environment. The courses consist of lecture presentations, literature exams, web assignments and essays. Each module (10 ECTS) consists of one basic level course and one or two advanced level courses.

The Mini Minor modules are:

PASI5024 Contemporary East Asia 10 ECTS
PASI5025 Contemporary Southeast Asia 10 ECTS
PASI5026 Contemporary South Asia 10 ECTS
PASI5027 Culture in East and Southeast Asia 10 ECTS
PASI5028 Business in East and Southeast Asia 10 ECTS

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Further information

Application period to the Mini Minor is in September each year and again in November for all courses starting in spring term. The application form and guidelines will be announced on the -website.

The courses are free for all students who hold a valid study right in one of the University Network's member universities. Member universities are: Aalto University, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Universities of Jyväskylä, Oulu, Tampere, Turku and Vaasa and the Åbo Akademi University.

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