Welcome

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers undergraduate degree programs in the languages and literatures of China and Japan, Ph.D. programs in Chinese and Japanese literature, and language courses in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean from the elementary to advanced level. Our goal is to support the humanistic study of East Asian cultures through their languages and literary traditions, ancient and modern.

This semester, the department offers over fifty courses in Yale College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. For a complete listing of our department’s courses, please see Yale University Online Course Information.

Information about placement exams can be found here.

Contact information:

East Asian Languages and Literatures
Yale University
P.O. Box 208236
New Haven, CT 06520-8236

Campus Address:
Hall of Graduate Studies
320 York Street

Tel. (203) 432-2860
Fax (203) 432-6729