The breadth and depth of the curriculum sets East Asian Studies at Wittenberg apart from programs at other colleges and universities.

Wittenberg's East Asian Studies (EAS) program offers a wide range of courses in Chinese and Japanese language, literature, history, political science, religion, business, psychology, and communication.

Small class sizes allow you to work closely with internationally recognized faculty who will challenge and push you to attain the skills needed to be successful.

Beyond classroom instruction, you'll have numerous ways to develop your interest in East Asia. Language study tables, the Anime Club, Martial Arts Club and the Wittenberg University East Asian Studies Journal are important extracurricular components of our program. Many students also study abroad to further develop their foreign language skills and to experience living and learning in an East Asian country.

You also will have extraordinary opportunities for internships, mentoring and access to professionals in East-Asian-related careers through collaborative initiatives between EAS and the department of business.

East Asian Studies Newsletter

East Asian Studies Web Features

East Asian Studies in the News

  • Jetting to Japan: Heather Rucker ’19 Looks Forward to Participating in JET Program (published July 25, 2019)
  • Prestigious Award: Don Wood's Love of Asian Art Leads to International Recognition for the 1974 Alumnus (published March 15, 2018)
  • Dream Achieved: Scholarships Pave Way for Junior to Study Abroad in Japan (published October 11, 2017)
  • Global Engagement: Wittenberg Professor Recently Spoke at U.S. Army War College (published May 10, 2017)
  • The Great Debate at Ohio State: Wittenberg Expert to Debate on U.S.-Chinese Relations (published March 23, 2017)
  • Sharing the Spotlight: Professors Shelley Chan And Howard Choy Participate in Dialogue with 2012 Nobel Prize Winner (published October 9, 2016)
  • Wittenberg Goes Google: Student Ambassador Zach Cole '15 Helps Wittenberg Go Google (published January 27, 2014)
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