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Korean Translation


Admission requirements

MA Asia Studies students: Korean Studies (120 credits); East Asian Studies (60 credits) – Korea track


Students prepare correct and, where necessary, properly annotated translations into English of Korean texts on subjects related to their thesis subject.

Course objectives

To train the translation skills of students.


Course is given in the 2nd semester in Leiden (for students who go for one year to Korea this will be in the second year, for those who have received dispensation for the year in Korea this will be in the second semester of the first year).

For more information, check timetable

Teaching method

Seminar/tutorial (depending on number of students)

Assessment method

Continuous assessments of weekly assignments and take home exam.



Required reading

To be announced


Enrollment via uSis

Contact information

Prof. Dr. R.E. Breuker


Course load

  • 26 contact hours (2h/week);

  • 90 hours preparation time (7h/week);

  • 24 hours take home exam.