Information for prospective students of Sinology at the University of Trier

Welcome to Sinology at the University of Trier! This page offers you first information about sinological studies in the bachelor program Modern China Studies (flyer) as well as in the master program China - Culture and Communication (flyer).


The application for enrollment is done via the application portal (PORTA). As an admission-free program, the application procedure for Sinology is fortunately comparatively uncomplicated.

General information about starting your studies at the University of Trier can be found here, the university page about the orientation days can be found here. In addition, there are offers for prospective students who have not yet started their studies. Please note the application deadlines and semester dates. Further information about the application process can be found here.

On our homepage you will also find further content, e.g. on current events or questions regarding the organization of examinations. Please also note the reading list with recommendations and hints for Bachelor studies in Sinology. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the lecturers (for office hours, please see the team) or the student advisory service.

The Sinology Department recommends all first-year students to sign up for the e-mail distribution list of the Sinology Student Council.