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Academic Institutions

edited by Hanno E. Lecher
Last updated on 25 Dec 2006, 48 main entries (subsections "General" and "Asia")


Academic Institutions:   Top | General | Asia | America | Oceania | Europe
Related:   Education | Course Syllabi | Learned Societies | Conferences

    General

  1. Very useful
    Asia, Asian Studies and the National Security State : A Symposium (The Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars (BCAS), Oakland, CA, USA)
    (orig. URL: http://csf.colorado.edu/bcas/sympos/current.htm).
    Language: English.
    Description: The complete version of Volume 29 Number 1 (1997; special issue) of the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars.
    Self description: "The complete text of our [1996? - ed.] symposium on 'Asia, Asian Studies and the National Security State'. This symposium consists of a powerful article by Bruce Cumings, challenging the ideological roots of Asian Studies, with responses by a wide range of people active in the profession. Because of the importance and timeliness of the concerns raised, we have posted the entire contents of the symposium on line."
    Note: The original site is not available anymore, please use the version archived at the Internet Archive: http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://csf.colorado.edu/bcas/sympos/current.htm.
    Added 28 Dec 1997 (HL), last revised 25 Dec 2006 (HL)

  2. Very useful
    Graduate Programs in Asian Philosophy and Religion (Charles Muller, Toyo Gakuen University, Japan)
    (http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~buddhism/GradStudies.htm).
    Language: English.
    Description: Self description: "This document provides information regarding graduate studies programs in the field of Asian philosophy and religion (including Buddhism, Confucianism or Taoism)."
    Added 08 Aug 1998, last revised 18 Nov 2001 (HL)

  3. Essential!
    H-Asia Discussion List (H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences OnLine, Michigan State Univ., USA)
    (http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~asia/)
    Language: English.
    Description: "H-ASIA (est. 1994) is a 7x24hrs international academic seminar for graduate students and scholars interested in the subject of Asian Studies and specifically Asian history. H-Asia exchanges are moderated by 4 online editors (Professors S.A. Leibo, F.F. Conlon, M.A. Levine and R.White) who work closely with a 10 person editorial board. The principal regional emphasis of the list is South Asia, South-East Asia, East and Northeast Asia and Central Asia. The primary purpose of H-ASIA is to enable historians and other Asia scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching." (Cited from the Asian Studies WWW Monitor, Aug. 1997)
    "A rare and exemplary confluence of scholarship, common-sense, cheerfulness and networked communication technologies." (T.M. Ciolek, editor of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library)
    Added/revised on 01.03.1998 (HL)


    Academic Institutions:   Top | General | Asia | America | Oceania | Europe
    Related:   Education | Course Syllabi | Learned Societies | Conferences

    Asia


    Academic Institutions - Asia:   Up | General | China | Hong Kong | Taiwan | Macau | Singapore | Japan | Korea | India | Israel | Turkey

    General

  4. Very useful
    The Best Universities In Asia. The 65 Best Multi-Disciplinary Schools (Asiaweek, HK, China)
    (http://www.pathfinder.com/asiaweek/98/0515/cs5.html).
    Language: English.
    Description: Site contents: Descriptions of the Top 10 Universities (1. University of Tokyo; 2. Tohoku University; 3. Kyoto University; 4. University of Hong Kong; 5. National University of Singapore; 6. Seoul National University; 7. National Taiwan University; 8. Chinese University of Hong Kong; 9. University of Melbourne; 10. University of New South Wales); Asia's Top 5 Research Institutions (1. Pohang University of Science and Technology; 2. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; 3. Indian Institute of Technology, Madras; 4. Nanyang Technological University; 5. Science University of Tokyo); Universitas 21: Building a Global University (an article on an initiative to link top universities in America, Asia, Austrialia, and Europe); Asia's Best Schools for Science and Technology: Top 30.
    Added/revised on 08.06.1998 (HL)

  5. Useful
    Study Abroad Asia WWW Virtual Library (Kamal R. Adhikary, University of Texas, Austin, USA)
    (http://asnic.utexas.edu/asnic/stdyabrd/StdyabrdAsia.html).
    Language: English.
    Description: Supplied note: "This page is mainly set up to help scholars find suitable programs, resources, and other information for studying abroad in Asia. It provides original sources as well as links to other pages related to Study Abroad Asia." (Cited from the Asian Studies WWW Monitor, 28 Jan 1998). The page is part of the Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library project.
    Added/revised on 02 Aug 1999 (HL)


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    China

  6. China Education and Research Network (Cernet)
    (http://www.edu.cn/HomePage/english/index.shtml).
    Language: English and Chinese (GB).
    Description: This site contains various information and articles on the following subjects: Education in China, Research and Development, Resources, Statistics, About Cernet, Distance Learning.
    Last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  7. Worldlink Education (WLE) (Worldlink Eduaction, China)
    (http://www.worldlinkedu.com/).
    Language: English.
    Description: Self description: "Language Summer Sessions - Work Experience - China Busniess Courses. This page contains information for students seeking to study in China long term or just for a summer. Worldlink Education (WLE) - Beijing Language Center is the only foreign student liaison organization of its kind, based in China, providing information, advice and assistance to foreign students wishing to study and those already studying in Beijing."
    Information suggested by Nick Connor (nick.co@usa.net)
    Added/revised on 13.02.1999 (HL)

  8. Beijing: Beijing Daxue 北京大學 Peking University (Beijing, China)
    (http://www.pku.edu.cn/).
    Including links to other universities in the PR China.

  9. Essential!
    故宮博物院 (Beijing Palace Museum) (The Palace Museum, Bejing, China)
    (http://www.dpm.org.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (Big5, GB), parts also available in English and Japanese.
    Supplied note: "[...] The Beijing Palace Museum has gone online from 16th July 2001, offering its many treasured artefacts for world-wide viewing. It took three years and some US$2.5 million for this cybernetic project. [...]"
    Description: A very resourceful site, including dictionary entries for famous artists, names and institutions; some background information on displayed artefacts; and sometimes even related articles from Chinese journals (some in fulltext, some in citation only). However, the WWW "hightech" used on this site very often is more a show-off than a real help in accessing the material.
    Site contents: (1) 故宮博物院總說 General Introduction to the Palace Museum; (2) 紫禁城快訊 Latest News; (3) 紫禁城遊覽 Tour through the Forbidden City; (4) 藏品精粹 Collection Highlights; (5) 網上博物苑 On-line Museum; (6) 紫禁城宮殿 Palaces of the Forbidden City; (7) 明清五百年 500 Years of Ming and Qing Dynasty; (8) 專家論壇 Scholars Platform; (9) 故宮藏書 Precious Books; (10) 故宮出版物 Publications; (11) 文物保護 Preservation of the Artefacts; (12) 精品贈送 Giftshop; (13) 關於本站 About this Site; (14) 友情鏈接 Links.
    Note: Some parts require special plug-ins for full display; loading time of images can be very long!
    Resource suggested via Asian Studies WWW Monitor (20 Jul 2001) by Siu-Leung Lee.
    Added 22 Jul 2001 (HL)

  10. Beijing: Qinghua daxue 清華大學 Tsinghua University (Beijing, China)
    (http://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (GB), English.
    Self description: "Tsinghua University is a comprehensive and State key university having disciplines of science, engineering, management and social science with engineering as its main focus."
    Description: Tsinghua University is also one of the Internet centers of the PRC and thus offers some valuable possibilities (as for instance the CERNET (China Education and Research Network) server).
    Added/revised on 03 Mar 1999 (HL)

  11. Beijing: Zhongguo kexueyuan 中國科學院 Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China)
    (http://www.cas.ac.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (GB); English.
    Added 31 Mar 1999 (HL), last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  12. Nanjing: Nanjing daxue 南京大學 Nanjing University (Nanjing, China)
    (http://www.nju.edu.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (GB), English.
    Added/revised on 24 Apr 1999 (HL)

  13. Nanjing: Nanjing shifan daxue 南京師範大學 Nanjing Normal University (Nanjing, China)
    (http://www.njnu.edu.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (GB); English.
    Added/revised on 12 Mar 1999 (HL)

  14. Shanghai: Fudan daxue 復旦大學 Fudan University (Shanghai, China)
    (http://www.fudan.edu.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (GB); English.
    Added/revised on 31 Mar 1999 (HL)

  15. Shanghai: Shanghai jiaotong daxue 上海交通大學 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Shanghai, China)
    (http://www.sjtu.edu.cn/).
    Language: Chinese (GB); English.
    Address: Huashan Rd. 1954, Shanghai, 200030, P.R.C.
    Resource suggested by Yi (isabelzy@aol.com).
    Added/revised on 29 Sep 1999 (HL)


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    Hong Kong

  16. Chinese University of Hong Kong (香港中文大學)
    (http://www.cuhk.hk/).
    This very useful home page of the Chinese University of Hong Kong offers detailed information about how to do research at the CUHK (concerning funds, contacts, etc.), a link to the library of the CUHK, a phone directory, and several other practical services.

  17. China Research & Resource Centre (Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong)
    (http://www.usc.cuhk.edu.hk/).
    Language: English.
    Description: This site provides a short description of the Universities Service Centre's collection of printed research materials on the PR China; gives access to the data archive of computerized social science data for contemporary China (available only after application and paying a fee); offers a professional service of reserach assistance to help scholars search for documentary materials.
    Note: Site uses frames!
    Added/revised on 31. Mar. 1999 (HL)

  18. The City University of Hong Kong 香港城市大學
    (http://www.cityu.edu.hk/).

  19. Hong Kong Baptist University
    (http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/).

  20. The Hong Kong Polytech University
    (http://www.polyu.edu.hk/).
    Last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  21. The University of Hong Kong 香港大學 (Hong Kong, China)
    (http://www.hku.hk/).
    Language: English.
    Resource suggested by Natascha Vittinghoff, Univ. of Goettingen (Germany).
    Added/revised on 09. Mar. 1999 (HL)

  22. Centre of Research on Education in China (CREC) 中國教育研究中心 (The University of Hong Kong, PR China)
    (http://www.hku.hk/chinaed/).
    Language: English.
    Self description: "The [Centre], est. in 1998, is built upon many years of contact, research, and experience with a multitude of educational institutions all across China. [...] The CREC team aims to apply their international expertise to the study of education in China and to act as a bridge between researchers in China and abroad."
    Resource suggested by Wong Kwok Ho (chinaed@hkusua.hku.hk).
    Added on 17 Mar 2000 (HL)

  23. Youth Research Centre - Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
    (http://www.otter.com.hk/hkfyg/).
    "Leading youth research centre in Hong Kong. Specialized in youth studies and opinion polls. Topics include: Juvenile Gangs; School Dropouts; Youth Crime; Teenage Pregnancy; Internet; Juvenile Justice; Youth Attitudes; Values; Behaviors; and many more."

  24. Centre d'Etudes Français sur la Chine Contemporaine (CEFC, French Centre for Research on Contemporary China) (CEFC, Hong Kong, China)
    (http://www.cefc.com.hk/).
    Language: French, English.
    Self description: "[... The center] was founded in 1991 as a publicly financed research institute, based in Hong Kong; our offices in Taipei were opened in 1994. The CEFC's mission is to study political, economic and social developments in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao."
    Site contents: Informations about the activities of the CEFC and its staff, a few online articles taken from the magazines and a search engine on all the issues of China Perspectives.
    Resource suggested by Eric Sautede (esautede@hkstar.com), CEFC / Editor of China Perspectives, Hong Kong.
    Added/revised on 07 Jan 2000 (HL)


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    Taiwan

  25. Taiwan Academic Network 臺灣學術網路 (TANET)
    (http://www.ntu.edu.tw/TANet/).
    Excellent hyperlink list to all academic institutions in Taiwan (including their addresses, fax and phone numbers).

  26. Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange 蔣經國國際學術交流基金會
    (http://www.cckf.org/).
    Language: English.
    Description: "The Foundation's principal work is to award grants, as approved by the Board of Directors, to specific institutions and individuals. Grants are available under such categories as institutional enhancement, research, conference and seminars, and subsidies for publication. There are also fellowships available for graduate students, and post-doctoral research. Since its establishment, the Foundation has aided research institutes and university presses, as well as national museums all over the world."
    Note: Frames capable browser needed!

  27. Academia Sinica 中央研究院, Taipei
    (http://www.sinica.edu.tw/).
    You'll find all the departments here as well as the several libraries (collective on-line inquiry is possible) and other services.

  28. National Taiwan University 國立台灣大學, Taipei
    (http://www.ntu.edu.tw/).

  29. National Taiwan University, International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) 國立台灣大學國際華語研習所 (Taipei, Taiwan)
    (http://ccsun57.cc.ntu.edu.tw/~tdiclc/).
    Language: English.
    Description: Self description: "With the generous support of the Taiwan Central Government and National Taiwan University, ICLP has consistently provided excellent Chinese language instruction since 1963. ICLP alumni have gone on to serve in key diplomatic, government, academic, and business positions worldwide." BR>Note: Frames capable browser needed!
    Added/revised on 14.02.1999 (HL)

  30. Very useful
    National Taiwan University, Center for Buddhist Studies
    (http://ccbs.ntu.edu.tw/).
    Language: Chinese (Big5), some parts also available in English.
    Description: Site contents: Introduction; Bulletin; Buddhist News in Taiwan; Readers' Comments; Bibliography Retrieval; Fulltext Journals; Fulltext Books; Buddhist Libraries; Chinese Buddhist Sutras; Sanskrit Buddhist Sutras; Tibetan Buddhist Sutras; Pali Buddhist Sutras; Sanskrit Lessons; Pali Lessons; Tibetan Lessons; Multimedia Resources; Chinese Buddhist Net; World Buddhist Net; Buddhist Institutes; Fonts for Buddhist Usage.

  31. National Tsing Hua University 國立清華大學 (Hsinchu, Taiwan)
    (http://www.nthu.edu.tw/).
    Added/revised on 04 Jun 1999 (HL)

  32. Essential!
    Qingweiyuan 清蔚園 (National Tsing Hua University 國立清華大學, Hsinchu, Taiwan)
    (http://vm.nthu.edu.tw/).
    Language: Chinese (Big5).
    Description: Established on May 14, 1997, this extraordinary project truely is what its creator Huang Yinong 黃一農 claimed during a presentation at ICICE '99 (First International Conference on Internet Chinese Education) in May 1999: it is "[...] the first large scale Web-based educational park in Taiwan". Scholars and specialists from all corners of Taiwan contribute to the database, aiming at an audience ranging from school kids to academic researchers.
    Site contents: (1) Science 科學館 (Famous Scientists 科學名人堂; News Digest from Science Monthly 科學新粹 - 科學月刊摘要; Special Exhibitions 科學展覽; Book Reviews 書籍評論; Related Web Sites 科學網站; etc.); (2) Arts 藝文館 (Special Exhibitions 藝文展覽; Gallery 藝廊; etc.); (3) History 歷史館 (Special Exhibitions 歷史展覽; Related Web Sites 相關網站; History BBS 史話大家談; etc.); (4) Life 生活館 (incl. Special Exhibitions on Chinese Tradition of Wine; the Art of Black Tea; etc.); (5) On-line Academy 書院 (Course Syllaby 教室 etc.); (6) WWW Reader's Digest 網路文摘 (under construction); (7) Nature Reserve 自然保護區; (8) Yushan Astronomical Observatory 玉山天文台.
    Added 4 Jun 1999 (HL), last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  33. National Palace Museum 國立故宮博物院, Taipei
    (http://www.npm.gov.tw/).

  34. Centre d'Etudes Français sur la Chine Contemporaine (CEFC, French Centre for Research on Contemporary China) (CEFC, Hong Kong, China)
    (http://www.cefc.com.hk/).
    Language: French, English.
    Self description: "[... The center] was founded in 1991 as a publicly financed research institute, based in Hong Kong; our offices in Taipei were opened in 1994. The CEFC's mission is to study political, economic and social developments in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao."
    Site contents: Informations about the activities of the CEFC and its staff, a few online articles taken from the magazines and a search engine on all the issues of China Perspectives.
    Resource suggested by Eric Sautede (esautede@hkstar.com), CEFC / Editor of China Perspectives, Hong Kong.
    Added/revised on 07 Jan 2000 (HL)


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    Macau

  35. Universidade de Macau
    (http://www.umac.mo/).


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    Singapore

  36. Gateway to Asian Studies: Singapore
    (http://iias.leidenuniv.nl/gateway/institutional/institutes/links/sg.html).
    This site is provided by the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden, Netherlands. Listed are several academic institutions in Singapore.
    Last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  37. Nanyang Technological University: Division of Chinese (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
    (http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg/chinese_eng/).
    Language: English, Chinese (GB).
    Self description: "The Division of Chinese at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has its roots traceable to the foundation of Nanyang University in 1955, as well as the Centre for Chinese Language and Culture (CCLC), which is established in 1994. In July 2004, the Division of Chinese will continue to offer Minor in Chinese and General Electives, which have been offered by the CCLC. In addition, the Division will launch its Graduate Programmes, and will offer scholarships to full-time MA and PhD research students. In July 2005, it will expand into a full-fledge Division and start offering BA (Honours) in Chinese."
    Added 09 Mar 2005 (HL)

  38. Nanyang Technological University: Master of Arts in Contemporary China (MACC) (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
    (http://www.macc.ntu.edu.sg/).
    Language: English.
    Self description: "The MACC programme offered by NTU is specifically designed for professionals who are seeking an empirically-grounded and theoretically-informed understanding about various aspects of contemporary China. Relying upon NTU's tradition of China studies and its unique bi-lingual and multi-cultural learning environment, the MACC program will enable students to study China and acquire a bi-cultural competence in the most effective and academically solid way in and out of classroom. It is the goal of the MACC program that graduates will develop expertise in China's economic, political, and/or social and cultural development and thereby contribute to well-informed policy-making in public and private sectors, in-depth reports in the media, competent teaching and well-developed curriculum in education, and advancement in China-related affairs in various professions in Singapore."
    Added 09 Mar 2005 (HL)

  39. National University of Singapore
    (http://www.nus.edu.sg/).
    Last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  40. National University of Singapore, Department of Chinese Studies
    (http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/chs/).
    Language: English; Chinese.
    Description: The department offers B.A. and M.A. programmes in five major areas: Chinese Linguistics; Chinese Literature; Chinese History; Chinese Philosophy; and Translation.
    Last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  41. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
    (http://www.iseas.edu.sg/).
    The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) was established as an autonomous organization in 1968. It is a regional research centre for scholars and other specialists concerned with modern Southeast Asia and its wider geostrategic and socio-economic environment.
    Last revised 15 Jan 2003 (JH).

  42. National Heritage Board
    (http://www.museum.org.sg/).
    "The National Heritage Board (NHB) which was formed on 1 August 1993 comprises the National Museum and the National Archives of Singapore and Oral History Centre. These institutions of the NHB are the keepers of our nation's history, collective memory and heritage." The site includes links to the National Archives of Singapore, the Asian Civilisations Museum, the Singapore History Museum, and the Singapore Art Museum. When I tried these links, however, connection failed.


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    Japan

  43. Essential!
    Online Resources for Chinese Studies in Japan (Sharon Domier, UMass Amherst Digital Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA)
    (http://www.library.umass.edu/subject/easian/pathfinders/chnjpn.html).
    Language: English, Japanese (Shif-JIS).
    Self description: "There are several significant research centers in Japan. Each one is working on online databases that are available to the public. It is always a good idea to look at the information available through these research centers."
    Site contents: (1) Associations (2) Research Institutes / Libraries with significant holdings; (3) Union List of Holdings / OPACs; (4) Journal Article Databases; (5) Text Archives for Chinese Studies in Japan; (6) Research on Chinese Studies in Japan.
    Added 25 Sep 2002 (HL), last revised 8 Jul 2003 (HL)


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    Korea

  44. Seoul: Department of Chinese Language and Literature (Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea)
    (http://plaza.snu.ac.kr/~snucll/).
    Language: Korean. Some information in English can be found at http://www.snu.ac.kr:6060/engsnu/academics/department_desc.jsp?org_code=102.
    Added 25 Feb 2005 (HL)


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    India

  45. Delhi: Department of Chinese and Japanese Studies (Delhi University, Delhi, India)
    (http://www.du.ac.in/show_department.html?department_id=Chinese+%26+Japanese+Studies).
    Language: English.
    Added 14 Jan 2005 (HL)


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    Israel

  46. Haifa: Department of East Asian Studies (University of Haifa, Israel)
    (http://east-asia.haifa.ac.il/).
    Language: Hebrew; powerpoint introduction also available in English.
    Resource suggested by Mark Gamsa, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
    Added 01 Jul 2004 (HL)

  47. Jerusalem: East-Asian Studies Department (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
    (http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/EastAsia/).
    Language: Hebrew.
    Resource suggested by Mark Gamsa, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
    Added 01 Jul 2004 (HL)

  48. Tel Aviv: East-Asian Studies Department (Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel)
    (http://www.tau.ac.il/humanities/eastasia/).
    Language: Hebrew, English.
    Description: Established 1995.
    Resource suggested by Mark Gamsa, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
    Added 01 Jul 2004 (HL)


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