About Us

The Chair for Japanese Politics and Modern East Asian Studies is home to Chinese, Japanese and Korean language instructors, research associates who focus on the political systems of Japan and China, one secretary, and research assistants.

Next to its research the team runs the Bachelor program ‘Modern East Asian Studies’. In addition, the members of the Chair teach courses at BA- and MA-level at the Institute of East Asian Studies and the Institute of Political Science. The foci of the courses are the political system of Japan, the history of East Asia, intensive language education and intercultural communication.