Asian Studies Doctorates & PhDs
With a doctorate in Asian studies, you could potentially pursue a career as a researcher or instructor. If learning about the languages, culture and history of Asia sounds interesting, then this might be the degree for you!
If you are seeking a career in academia as a teacher and researcher, a doctorate in Asian studies could help you specialize in this area. Ph.D. programs often allow students to focus your studies on a particular country or region such as East Asian Studies or Korean Studies. Asian studies Ph.D. programs may be focused on the language, literature and culture of a country, or on the modern political structure, or regional media practices. When selecting an Asian studies degree you will want to consider the research interests and the background of the faculty to determine which school with an Asian studies Ph.D program is the best fit.
Location may also be an important factor in your search. If you are earning your Asian studies Ph.D. in Japanese Language and Culture, why not do so from Tokyo? The face-to-face interaction and language immersion can enhance your academic experience. Search our directory to find a program in a location that works best for you and your studies.
When searching for Asian studies doctorate programs, it is also important to consider whether you may be able to teach or participate in research projects or publishing as part of the degree. Explore your options to find the best match for your goals.
New York UniversityEast Asian Studies - Doctorate
University of WashingtonAsian Languages and Literature
Yale UniversityEast Asian Languages and Literatures
University of IowaAsian Civilizations
University of HullSouth-East Asian Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEast Asian Languages and Cultures
University of California, IrvineComparative Literature - PhD Culture and Theory - PhD
University of MichiganJapanese Language and Literature Chinese Language and Literature
Roehampton UniversitySouth Asian Dance Studies
Princeton UniversityEast Asian Studies
McGill UniversityEast Asian Studies
Humboldt University BerlinAsian Studies
University College DublinGraduate programs in European Studies
University of Wisconsin - MadisonLanguages and Cultures of Asia
King's College LondonContemporary India Research Chinese Studies Research
University of LeedsEast Asian Studies - Doctorate
Washington University in St LouisAsian and Near Eastern Languages and Literature - Doctorate
Indiana UniversityEast Asian fields
University of British ColumbiaAsian Studies - Doctorate
University College LondonChinese Health and Humanity MA Chinese Studies (Health and Humanity) MA
Harvard UniversityEast Asian Languages and Civilizations - Doctorate
University of Texas at AustinAsian Studies
University of California - BerkeleyEthnic Studies - Doctorate East Asian Languages (Chinese and Japanese) Asian Studies South and Southeast Asian Studies
University of SussexAfrican and Asian Studies
University of ChicagoEast Asian Languages and Civilizations South Asian Languages and Civilizations
University of ArizonaEast Asian Studies - Doctorate
University of Colorado - BoulderDoctorate in Asian Languages and Civilizations