The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers undergraduate degree programs in the languages and literatures of China, Japan, and Korea; Ph.D. programs in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean 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.

For additional information about our language programs, please see the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean home pages.

Information about placement exams.

Contact information:

East Asian Languages and Literatures
Yale University
P.O. Box 208201
New Haven, CT 06520-8201

Campus Address:
Humanities Quadrangle
320 York Street

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