University Master's Degree in Global East Asian Studies

A pioneering master's degree in the training of professional experts in the economic, political, cultural and environmental interactions with East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) in this age of globalisation

Teaching staff Official Master's Degree in Global East Asian Studies

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Course coordinator

Blai Guarné Cabello

List of teachers

Teacher Area Category Research
Blanco Romero, Maria Asuncion Anàlisi Geogràfica Regional Prof Titulars d'Universitat Research
Canoves Valiente, Gemma Anàlisi Geogràfica Regional Catedratic d'Universitat Research
Recaño Valverde, Joaquin Geografia Humana Prof Titulars d'Universitat Research
Sauri Pujol, David Geografia Humana Catedratic d'Universitat Research
Teacher Area Category Research
Beltran Antolin, Joaquin Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Agregat/da Contractat Doctor/a Research
Castillo Iglesias, Just Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Figliulo , Roberto Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Fukuda , Makiko Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Prof Titulars d'Universitat Research
Grau De Pablos, Tomás Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Guarné Cabello, Blai Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Agregat/da Contractat Doctor/a Research
Lee , Uh Jeen Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Lozano Mendez, Arturo Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor Lector/a-Ajudant/a Doctor/a Research
Malo Sanz, Mario Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Mas Lopez, Jordi Traducció i Interpretació Agregat/da Contractat Doctor/a Research
Masdeu Torruella, Irene Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Matsushima , Kei Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Paoliello , Antonio Traducció i Interpretació Professor Lector/a-Ajudant/a Doctor/a Research
Pavon Belizon, Manuel Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Pita Cespedes, Gustavo Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Serra Vilella, Alba Traducció i Interpretació Professor Lector/a-Ajudant/a Doctor/a Research
Soler Matutes, Jacinto Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professor/a Associat/da Laboral Research
Torres Simon, Ester Traducció i Interpretació Professor Lector/a-Ajudant/a Doctor/a Research
Zhou Gu, Minkang Estudis d'Àsia Oriental Professors Laborals Estrangers Research
Teacher Area Category Research
Marquet Sardà, Oriol Sense Informar en Origen Investigadors Programa Ramón Y Cajal Research

Teaching staff

Introduction
Working in today's globalised world requires a special type of understanding of the economic, political, cultural and environmental dynamics of the East Asian region (China, Japan, Korea) and how it influences the rest of the world, making this area the most important driving force for globalisation.

The official master's degree in Global East Asian Studies is a pioneering programme in the training of professional experts in the economic, political, cultural and environmental interactions with East Asia (China, Japan, Korea) in this age of globalisation.
  • If you are a graduate in the humanities, social sciences or environmental sciences, this master's deree represents an opportunity to put to use your knowledge and skills towards intermediations with East Asia.
  • If you are a graduate in East Asian Studies, you will be able to gain more in-depth knowledge in the relations with China, Japan and Korea, and specialise in the influence they have globally.
  • One same cross-curricular specialisation and the possibility to prepare your Master Thesis in a professional environment including public institutions, private companies, and NGOs located in Spain and in Asia.
  • An interdisciplinary training that prepares you for the international sectors of the professional world, or for the continuation onto PhD programmes offered at a variety of prestigious universities, with classes in English and with no previous language level required in any of the Asian languages.
  •  With local and Asian experts, and in close collaboration with official international institutions such as Casa Asia (Spain), Confucius Institute Barcelona (China), The Japan Foundation (Japan) and the King Sejong Institute Barcelona (South Korea). 
Career options
The main employment sectors are:

    Specialised economic, political and cultural assessment and consulting services.
    Private businesses, public administrations, civil society organisations and NGOs specialising in international, social and/or environmental issues in East Asia or with interests in the region.
    Cultural and creative industries: Japanese, Korean and Chinese literature; manga, anime and video games; music (K-pop, J-pop) and audiovisual products (cinema, K-drama series, Japanese doramas, Chinese television dramas).
    Contents and services companies working with the East Asian market.
    Companies in the mass media, marketing and information society sectors.
    Entrepreneurship, cultural management, publishing houses and specialised tourism activities.
    Academic study and research centres.