The Minors are aimed at all students that have a special interest in doing business or building relationships in or with China / Southeast Asia / Korea.
The minors are also open for exchange students and students that are not enrolled at the AUAS/HvA. The latter group need to register via Kiesopmaat.nl. If Kiesopmaat.nl registration is closed, you can contact the Minor Programme Manager.
No specific prior knowledge required, all subjects start at entry level
Command of the English language at CEF level B2. This is an indication of your expected level of English (literature and courses are in English). No certificate/diploma required.
You must have the ability to travel to China, Southeast Asia or Korea (depending on your minor of choice). Visitors to China / Thailand / Korea need a visa.
Participation in the fact-finding mission in the designated destination is obligatory.
For AUAS students: The Building Partnerships... minors are not subject to ranking: Selection is done by motivation letter.
A motivation letter and proposal for your assignment are part of the selection procedures.
Overseas students can also participate in the minors via the AMSIB Exchange programme
Note: Doing business in Asia can be challenging and may require quite a lot of stamina of you. This mission is certainly not a holiday. You will face emotional, practical, cultural and maybe even physical challenges during your mission. However, your reward will be a true life experience that is unparalleled by any other course of your study.