Asian Studies Department
Asian Studies Department was founded in 2011, as a result of the need to ensure a better understanding of the Asian business environment.
Our department offers, not only to our students, but also to students outside our institution, the opportunity to improve knowledge about this part of the world, as well as the possibility to attend classes and conferences with the main focus on Asian language, culture and economy.
General objectives of the Department:
- Promoting activities in the field of education and research, with the purpose of offering students the best possible understanding of the trends manifesting on the Asian continent;
- Promoting cultural activities aimed at ensuring new perspectives and better knowledge of the traditions as well as of the present-day social context in Asian countries;
- Development of close relationships with universities and research centers, from the country and abroad;
- Development of mobility programs, not only in the field of education, but also in the form of internships;
- Ensuring a constant dialogue and strong relationships with the business environment;
- Ensuring close relations with the diplomatic missions in Bucharest, as well as cultural institutes.
Romanian – Korean Studies Center (RKSC) was founded in December 2011, within the Romanian – American University. The center is aimed at promoting the study of the Korean language, culture and business environment, both for the university students (future businesspeople, diplomats and specialists in international law), but also to those who are passionate about the Korean model.
For our students, among the important benefits we can mention the association with prestigious Korean universities, study trips to Korea, but also summer schools, organized annually, with the main purpose of making known both countries’ culture and history.
Furthermore, the Center has managed to create a tradition by offering a clear view of the important Korean cultural aspects, such as: Samulnori (traditional Korean drums), but also Buchaechum (traditional fac dance).
“Angela Hondru” Romanian-Japanese Studies Center (CSRJ-AH) was founded in May 2005, as part of the Romanian – American University, with the support of the Japanese Embassy in Bucharest, as project supported by JTI corporation.
The Center aims at promoting the study of the Japanese language, culture and business environment, not only for the university students (future businesspeople, diplomats and specialists in international law), but also to those who are passionate about the Japanese cultural and business model.
For our students, an important benefit is the fact that they have the opportunity to enroll with prestigious Japanese universities study programs, can enroll for internships with Japanese companies, they can travel on study trips to Japan and have the chance to attend annual summer schools, with the main purpose of familiarizing them with the culture and history of both countries.
Besides all these, the Center managed to create a tradition by offering a clear view of the Japanese traditional culture, with classes of tea ceremony Ikebana, Taiko, Aikido or Ninjutsu.
Romanian – Chinese Studies Center was founded in 2012 as a pillar of the Asian Studies Department, at the Romanian – American University, in partnership with the Confucius Institute of the University of Bucharest.
The scope is to offer students a better understanding of Chinese culture, as well as peculiarities of the business environment.
Our activities include classes of Chinese language, conferences on cultural and economic subjects, scientific communication sessions, as well as establishing a constant partnership with Chinese universities and companies, in order to develop internship and exchange students’ programs.
Our center organizes summer schools and field trips to china, as well as cultural and artistic events.
Romanian – Azeri Studies Center was founded in October 2013, in partnership with the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Romania.
The activities of the Azeri Center include classes of language, conferences and speeches on economic and cultural subjects, as well as the development of a partnership with universities and companies from Azerbaijan, in order to create internship programs and scholarships for our students.