One of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia


Our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.

Undergraduate Open Days

Join us at our next Open Day on Saturday 7th July to find out about studying East Asia at Sheffield! There will be talks by our admissions tutor and you’ll get to meet some of our current students studying Chinese , Japanese and Korea! #mydayatsheffield

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BAJS Conference 2018: Crisis? What Crisis? Continuity, and Change in Japan

The School of East Asian Studies will be hosting the BAJS 2018 conference. 5th -7th September, Sheffield Students Union. EARLY BIRD RATE ENDS 30TH JUNE.

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Excellent PhD Supervision

Dr Kate Taylor-Jones and Professor Katherine Morton have been nominated by doctoral students in recognition of good all-round supervision that has really made a difference to doctoral students through the University’s SuperVisionaries initiative.

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Study with us

Discover East Asia with us on an undergraduate course or deepen your knowledge with a taught or research postgraduate degree

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Our Research

The School has a strong focus on collaboration in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and staff members are actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.

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What our undergraduates think
What our undergraduates think
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Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
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The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
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