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Development goals in Asia

The course aims to impart knowledge about political, economic and social development in Asia. The specificpurpose is to study the development goals set for the region and the extent to which these have been achieved.

Geographically, the course is focused on South and Southeast Asia, but comparisons are made with otherparts of Asia. Particular emphasis is placed on the problems that arise in planning and implementation, theactual obstacles to sustainable development.

  • Course structure

    The language of instruction is English.

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures and seminars.


    The course is examined by an oral examination, minor written assignments and a take-home exam.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    Student Affairs Office

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