Research at CEAS

CEAS is the only academic research centre in Finland focusing on East Asian contemporary societies from the perspective of social sciences. CEAS has research expertise especially in politics, sociology and contemporary history of the region.

CEAS’ mission is to develop and strengthen East Asian Studies in Finland through conducting high-quality research on East Asian societies, training first-class researchers on the region and providing popular research-based knowledge on East Asia in Finland and internationally.​ The Centre’s Master's and Doctoral Degree Programmes in East Asian Studies invite applicants from all over the world. 

Currently the Centre has about 10 staff members and a number of visiting scholars and PhD candidates actively teaching and researching on contemporary China, Japan and Korea.