The Department of Asian Studies offers programs of study that lead to degrees in the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and a Ph.D. Our programs offer students the opportunity to learn about the impact of Asian cultures and develop their linguistic competencies in up to nine Asian languages.
Sophie Rock is a 3rd year UBC International Relations student minoring in Korean Language and Culture. Currently, she is on a full-year exchange at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.
We've just opened applications for Winter 2020 Teaching Assistantship positions in our department - closing date to submit them is June 30!
Did you know that Mandarin Chinese has four distinct spoken tones? As part of Asian Heritage Month, UBC's Language Sciences program interviewed Qian Wang of our Chinese Faculty on creating a safe space for both heritage and non-heritage learners to share similar stories and challenges. Click to read more!