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Cooperation Partners

GEAS Graduate School of East Asian Studies is a structured docotral programme of Dahlem Research School, the doctoral research facility of Freie Unviersität Berlin. 

University Institutes

The school is based in the department of History and Cultural Studies. Our main cooperating departments (institutes) are:

1. History and Cultural Studies (Japanese Studies, Chinese Studies, Korean Studies based on social sciences, History, Cultural Studies)

2. Political and Social Sciences (Political Science, International Relations, Social and Cultural Anthropology)

3. Business and Economics (Doctoral Program in Business Research)

4. Law (International, Public and Civil Law)

5. Philosophy and Humanities (Literary Studies, Gender and Theatre Studies)

Our main cooperating reseach institutes in Berlin are Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin (JDZB) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP).

GEAS also cooperates with other graduate schools, mainly Berlin School for Transnational Studies (BTS), Global Politics, and our sister school in the Excellence Inititative. Our closest partner in PhD joint courses and workshop is  URPP Asia and Europe of University of Zurich.

National and International Cooperation

GEAS builds on a long-established network of cooperations with leading universities in East Asia, especially in China, Japan, and South Korea. Moreover, GEAS cooperates closely with a growing network of East Asia related research institutes and associations in Europe and North America.

List of Cooperation Partners (university and non-university institutions)

Cooperation Partners in GermanyLocations
Forum Transregional Studies Berlin
Berlin School for Transnational Studies Berlin
German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) Berlin
German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) Berlin
Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB) Berlin
German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) Hamburg
Risk & East Asia, DFG Research Training Group Duisburg-Essen
Cooperation Partners in East Asia 
Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
Fudan University Shanghai
Nanjing University Nanjing
National Taiwan University Taipei
Beijing University Beijing
Sun Yatsen University Guangzhou
International Christian University Tokyo
Keio University Tokyo
Osaka University Osaka
Sophia University Tokyo
University of Tokyo Tokyo
Tsukuba University Tsukuba
Waseda University Tokyo
Nihon University Tokyo
Ewha University Seoul
Korea University Seoul
Seoul National University Seoul
Sogang University Seoul
Yonsei University Seoul
German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) Tokyo
Cooperation Partners Worldwide 
Edwin O. Reischauer Institute, Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University Cambridge, MA
Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University New York
Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California Berkeley
East Asian Studies, Leiden University Leiden
Department of Politics and International Studies, Warwick Coventry
Hebrew University, Jerusalem Israel
Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow
Faculty of Asian and African Studies, University of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg
Institute of East Asian Studies, Prague University Prague
Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo Oslo
Australian National University Canberra
Korea Research University, University of New South Wales Sydney