Why Asian Studies at Valpo?

Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary major within the Global Studies B.A. program. Asian Studies provides an outstanding opportunity for students to focus their study on this important area of the world by examining the culture, history, and societies of China, Japan, and other parts of Asia, in addition to developing proficiency in Chinese or Japanese language.

This interdisciplinary program combines essential training in language and culture with a variety of hands-on opportunities for research and cross-cultural interaction perfect for students considering careers in education, business, or government related to Asia.

Asian Studies Highlights

Study Abroad

Study with a hands-on experience abroad.


Opportunities to engage in practical cross-cultural learning.


Opportunity to apply for a renewable scholarship of up to $4000 per year.

Kansai Gaidai University
Valpo has an exciting exchange program with Kansai Gaidai University, located in the culturally rich area between Osaka and Kyoto. The program offers Japanese language instruction and a number of East Asian studies courses taught in English, including topics in business, art, economics, and history.
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