Welcome to Ryukyuan and Asian Studies Division, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
We provide the information about the education and study of the Division of Ryukyuan and Asian Studies.
Our department deals with the history, folklore, literature and language of East Asia (e.g. Ryukyu-Okinawa, Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan).
We have 3 Sections. A great variety and number of classes are offered in the division.
The division aims to nurture the following kinds of students.
(1) Students who are intrested in language, literature, culture, history, folk of Okinawa, Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan.
(2) Students who direct their attention to the commonalities and cross-cultural variation in East Asia, and make positive effort to explore them.