Welcome to the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at KU! We are proud to offer six different languages and related literature and culture programs. 

We offer a variety of degrees, ranging from a Minor, to Bachelor's and Master's, to a joint M.A./ J.D. degree. We invite you to explore our department and get in touch with us!

The art and artifacts pictured in this slideshow are courtesy of the Spencer Museum of Art » at KU, which includes broad and significant holdings of East Asian art » .


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