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Everything worth knowing at one glance. We regularly organize lectures, workshops, talks, and conferences.

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We use our e-mail distribution list to send out information on scholarly events, calls for papers, scholarship announcements, job offers, etc., at regular intervals. If you would like to be receive such mails, please contact us by email. Please state your full name and the type of your association with the institute (student + semester; doctoral student; alumna, alumnus ...). With your registration you agree that we may store the given data for the given purpose only.



Ansicht des Gebäudes der Fakultät für Geschichte, Kunst und Orientwissenschaften (GKO) in der Schillerstraße

About us

The first sinological professorship in Germany was established in Leipzig in 1878. Learn more about the history of the institute, our current team, and our teaching and research. Were you a student with us? Then register with us and stay up to date with the Alumni News.

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Degree programmes

Chinese Studies is dedicated to the exploration of China. The curriculum in Leipzig provides you with the knowledge and skills to research and communicate sinological fields of interest using scholarly methods.

aufgereihte Götterfiguren, Hsinchu, Taiwan 2011. Foto: Philip Clart

On our degree programmes

Get comprehensive information on our degree programmes and on your opportunities for studying abroad or for an internship. On our “Student Services” page, you will also find information on all aspects of studying. A sinological link collection supports you in your studies.

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Inform yourself about current research projects, completed theses, as well as our team’s publications.

Puzzleteile in Blautönen greifen ineinander
Das Schriftzeichen fo für “Buddha” in rot auf einem Felsen. Foto: Philip Clart
Teegeschirr in seiner Vielfalt mit gelben Hintergrundlicht, Foto: Merle Schatz
Alte Architektur eines imperialen Gebäudes, Foto: Merle Schatz
Darstellung von Schrift auf altem Bambus, Foto: Merle Schatz

Contact & how to find us

Institute of East Asian Studies

Schillerstraße 6
04109 Leipzig

Head: Prof. Ph.D. Philip Clart

Phone: +49 341 97 - 37155
Fax: +49 341 97 - 37159