As one of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia, our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.
Two-thirds of Area Studies research at the University of Sheffield is ranked world-leading or internationally excellent, according to the government's just released 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF)
We have a vibrant research culture, with work focusing on four key areas. If you have a PhD research proposal we'd love to hear from you.
Sheffield Confucius Institute: teaching and research on Chinese language and culture