Call for Fall 2022 MARSEA Applications

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Columbia University’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute is now accepting applications for Fall 2022 admission for our interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Regional Studies—East Asia (MARSEA) degree program.  

The application deadline for the Fall 2022 semester is February 3rd, 2022. Students can apply online at (new window). Please note that GRE scores are now recommended but not required for Fall 2022 admission.

Founded more than 20 years ago, MARSEA is a leading MA program for the interdisciplinary study of modern politics, history, international relations, and languages of East Asia. Offering courses taught by over fifty faculty specialists in the Asia-Pacific region, access to Columbia’s world-class library system, and the opportunity to live and study in New York City, the MARSEA program is ideal for students wishing to focus on modern and contemporary East Asia.  

Columbia’s Weatherhead East Asian Institute administers the program through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Further information on the program and application procedure is available online at the program’s website: (new window)

For anyone interested, feel free to reach out directly to Elizabeth Peiffer at (new window) if you have any questions about the MARSEA program or funding opportunities available through the Institute

MARSEA Brochure