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Standards of Decision-Making Across Cultures (SDAC) is an interdisciplinary study programme in cultural studies with an emphasis on East Asian societies. It allows the students to acquire profound academic and methodological knowledge, as well as additional key skills regarding decision-making processes in East Asia.
The MA degree program requires a BA degree of variable disciplinary orientation. This non-consecutive Master’s program draws from the fields of anthropology, philosophy, political science, economics, history, and Chinese studies. In addition to core courses, students have the possibility to further shape their curriculum around linguistic-cultural, comparative-philosophical, or economical & political academic focuses.
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  • As the summer semester 2021 is about to end, we invited our students from the 4th cohort to share their first-year studying experience at the SDAC and living experience in Erlangen city. Click here to their reports.

  • In July 2021, some SDAC students participated in a week-long Summer School "EU-China Cooperation. Green Transition and Digital Economy Between National Policies and Multipolarism," which is co-organized by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Centro Studi sulla Cina Contemporanea (CSCC), Univ...

  • Congratulations, you've been admitted! (Cue the music!) Now, take a peek at these vlogs filmed by Ani, our student from the second cohort, and get to know more about studying at FAU and living in the Erlangen-Nürnberg area. She will also offer you some tips on finding accommodation, financing your s...

  • This coming Friday, we will have our final session of the SDAC Guest Lecture Series SoSe 2021. Our speaker, Christoph Bieber will talk about “AI Governance: How Can Politics Shape Artificial Intelligence?"

    The lecture will take place on Friday, July 9, 10am-12pm (c.t.).

    For more details, see t...

 

 

As the summer semester 2021 is about to end, we invited our students from the 4th cohort to share their first-year studying experience at the SDAC and living experience in Erlangen city. Click here to their reports.

In July 2021, some SDAC students participated in a week-long Summer School "EU-China Cooperation. Green Transition and Digital Economy Between National Policies and Multipolarism," which is co-organized by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Centro Studi sulla Cina Contemporanea (CSCC), Univ...

Congratulations, you've been admitted! (Cue the music!) Now, take a peek at these vlogs filmed by Ani, our student from the second cohort, and get to know more about studying at FAU and living in the Erlangen-Nürnberg area. She will also offer you some tips on finding accommodation, financing your s...

This coming Friday, we will have our final session of the SDAC Guest Lecture Series SoSe 2021. Our speaker, Christoph Bieber will talk about “AI Governance: How Can Politics Shape Artificial Intelligence?" The lecture will take place on Friday, July 9, 10am-12pm (c.t.). For more details, see t...

For next week’s SDAC Guest Lecture Series, we welcome our speaker, Alfonso Palacio-Vera. His lecture is about “Popper's 'Situational Analysis': A Reconsideration." The lecture will take place on Wednesday, July 7, 6-8 pm (c.t.). For more details, see the poster below. Please contact Prof. Dr. ...