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Asian Studies: Qualified Internship in Asian Studies

Course · 30 credits

Description

The course consists of an internship aimed to prepare the student for a future working life. The students will have the opportunity to relate their academic skills to professional assignments and establish contacts in working life. The internship is located at a workplace in Sweden or abroad with a clear connection to the main field of Asian Studies.

The training period shall consist of at least 16 weeks of full-time work. Supported by supervision in the host organisation, the student is to work with qualified and varying assignments. The assignments are to have a connection with the completed programme in Asian Studies and the students are to have the opportunity to use and develop their knowledge and skills in Asian Studies.

Throughout the course, the student is to keep a portfolio of completed assignments which will serve as one of the assessed components. Furthermore, the student is to write a paper reflecting on the relationship between theory and practice. Both assignments will enable students to develop an understanding of the relationship between academic knowledge and practical application. The assignments require at least 4 weeks of full-time work.

The work placement must be approved by the course director. In order for the work placement to be approved, the host organisation must sign an agreement in accordance with the department's demands on relevant, varied and qualified assignments in Asian Studies.

Applications will open on the
2022-09-15

Application opportunities

Contact

Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University

Visiting address
Sölvegatan 18 B, 223 62 Lund

Postal address
Box 118, 221 00 Lund

+46 46 222 30 02

https://www.ace.lu.se

Nina Brand

Study advisor

nina [dot] brand [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se

Paul O'Shea

Study advisor

paul [dot] oshea [at] ace [dot] lu [dot] se

Requirements and selection

Entry requirements

Students must have a degree of Master (120 credits) in Asian Studies, or the equivalent.

Selection criteria

Seats are allocated according to: ECTS (HPAV): 100 %.

English language requirements

Most of Lund University’s programmes require English Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under 'Entry requirements'). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency – check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.

How to prove your English proficiency – universityadmissions.se

Country-specific requirements

Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.

Country-specific requirements for Bachelor's studies – universityadmissions.se

Country-specific requirements for Master's studies – universityadmissions.se

Apply

Start Spring Semester 2022

Mixed-time Lund, full time 100%

In English, distance learning

No mandatory meetings

Study period

17 January 2022 - 5 June 2022

Application

Closed for applications

Start Autumn Semester 2022

Mixed-time Lund, full time 100%

In English, distance learning

No mandatory meetings

Study period

29 August 2022 - 15 January 2023

Application

Closed for applications

Start Spring Semester 2023

Mixed-time Lund, full time 100%

In English, distance learning

No mandatory meetings

Study period

16 January 2023 - 4 June 2023

Application

Will open for applications 2022-09-15

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.

When to apply for studies

Step 1: Apply online

  • Check that you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in (refer to the section above on this webpage).
  • Start your application – go to the University Admissions in Sweden website where you create an account and select programmes/courses during the application period.
    Visit the University Admissions in Sweden website
  • Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.

Step 2: Submit documents

  • Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at the University Admissions in Sweden website. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies
    Country-specific requirements for Bachelor's studies – universityadmissions.se
    Country-specific requirements for Master's studies – universityadmissions.se
     
  • Get all your documents ready:
    - official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants)
    - official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants)
    - passport/ID (all applicants) and
    - proof of English proficiency (all applicants).
     
  • Prepare programme-specific documents if stated in the next paragraph on this webpage.
  • Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable – refer to the section below on this webpage) before the document deadline.

* Note that the process is different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus+).
* If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme. However, there may still be other documents you need to submit! See the link below. 

Svensk student? 
Läs instruktionerna om att söka till ett internationellt masterprogram på lu.se

Tuition fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 55 000

First payment: SEK 55 000

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Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

Tuition fees, payments and exemptions

EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at the University Admissions in Sweden website. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Paying your application fee – universityadmissions.se

Exemptions from paying the application fee – universityadmissions.se


*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.

Scholarships & funding

Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

Lund University Global Scholarship

Swedish Institute Scholarships

The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.

Scholarship options at the Swedish Institute website

Country-specific scholarships and funding options

Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.

External scholarships

Information about scholarships from external organisations