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MPAS2137 Transformations of Korean Culture and Society (*) 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Asian Studies
Person in charge
University Teacher (Korea) / CEAS

Learning outcomes

Students will become familiar with the key developments and changes of the Korean society and the main ideas, concepts, and categories of contemporary Korean culture.


The course begins with an overview of the preindustrial Chosôn-era society, and approaches contemporary Korea through institutions and phenomena such as family and kinship, religion, societal and economic change, modernization, and civil society.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
  • In English

Reading and writing assignments, final essay.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

A reading list will be provided.

Further information

Spring 2015, first session in February 2015.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science