South Asia Studies

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen, Aarhus SU berettiget Bachelors 3 year Gymnasiel Aarhus university
University of Copenhagen
City Copenhagen, Aarhus
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Bachelors
Duration 3 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution Aarhus university
University of Copenhagen
South Asia Studies

South Asia Studies have its focus on India, which has over one billion inhabitants. Here speaks over 200 tribal languages ​​and no less than 18 official languages ​​where Hindi and English are the most important. India is with its economic and industrial boom more and more interesting to study. You learn on the study on India's beautiful and complex culture, and about the many tensions and conflicts that characterize the country. The language part of the study occupy about half of the study. Here you'll learn how to read, understand and speak Hindi. Hindi is the most widely spoken official language of India. Approximately 30% of the population can speak Hindi. It may not sound like much, but around the world are people who speak Hindi approximately 350 million people. But the study is not just language.

You will of South Asia Studies have a thorough knowledge of India's fascinating history and society - from British colonial rule to India's political independence. You thereby gain knowledge of Indian history, religion and culture. This is important to work with Indians. The study is characterized by few lessons and many hours of preparation. You must therefore be prepared to work disciplined during the study.

The teaching is mostly conducted with team teaching, where students regularly hold oral presentations or deliver smaller assignments. It is recommended that you form a study group that has both a reading motivational and social function in the study. However, there are also some fun and games on the study. There is associated with a film club where you can meet with your fellow students once a month to see Bollywood movies and socializing. Bollywood is the Indian equivalent of Hollywood, but has a much bigger film than they have in Hollywood!

On the 3rd semester is providing more opportunity to come to India to language school. This is recommended when the language and culture in terms of giving a boost. And if you are already fascinated by the culture and the country enough to study it, why not go the whole hog and get out there? We also learn a lot better by being in it. One thing is to sit at home in a classroom and talk about how it is. But if you do not feel it on your body you do not get the same feeling.

Much work from Denmark will gradually outsourced among other things, to India as they have some of the cheapest and most effective labor outside Europe. Therefore, your ability to work, either in a company with production in India or a humanitarian organization significantly improved by taking this training.

Job Opportunities

Cultural mediator, translator, teacher and work in international organizations.

Special admission requirements

Danish A English B History B or History of Ideas B or Contemporary History B. One other language at A level, but only B level in the case of a continuation language