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Doctoral studies in Asian studies


Admission into the doctoral program of the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) is in compliance with the guidelines for postgraduate studies set out by the Department of Political Science and Contemporary History and the Faculty of Social Sciences. For details, please visit,, and

Prospective students also need to make arrangements with the Professor of Contemporary Chinese History. Contact person: Dr. Lauri Paltemaa. E-mail:

* Doctoral candidates are required to present their research plan and findings to the Centre's research seminar
* Candidates are required to complete 240 credits (ECTS) of work for a Ph.D., consisting of a dissertation (180 credits) and academic courses and other work worth 60 credits
* The 60-credit courses and other work can be taken in the forms of various kinds of studies indicated on the CEAS website (see the link above).
* Candidates are required to keep records of the academic work and studies they have done and they are required to update their study attainment form

Studies need to be approved by the thesis supervisor.

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Doctoral studies in Asian studies

CEAS1024 Localising Theories, 4 ECTS
Department of Philosophy, Contemp.History and Political Sc.
Contemporary History
Political Science