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PhD Study in Asia

From distinctive and diverse cultural traditions to cutting-edge technology and urban innovation, Asia has plenty to offer as a venue for PhD research.

Regions like Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea are already well-established as higher education hubs, whilst countries like China, Saudia Arabia and India are seeking to expand their university systems - and the numbers of international students they host.

Here you can access helpful introductions to PhD study across Asia, with information on universities, application procedures, visa requirements and funding opportunities.

PhD Study in India – A Guide for 2024

With one of the fastest-growing university systems in the world, India is an exciting destination for PhD research. Our guide covers doctoral programmes, application processes, PhD fees and more.

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PhD Study in China – A Guide for 2024

Interested in studying a PhD degree in a country with the world's second largest economy? Our guide to PhD study in China will help you make your decision, covering essential information on PhD funding and university rankings through to applications and student visas.

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PhD Study in Japan – A Guide for 2024

A PhD in Japan represents an excellent opportunity to hone your research skills in a safe, stable society that values education very highly. Our guide explains fees, funding, visas and more.

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PhD Study in South Korea – A Guide for 2024

This guide covers everything international students need to know about studying a PhD in South Korea, including universities, applications, funding and more.

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PhD Funding in Japan – A Guide for 2024

Japan is a fantastic place for PhD study, offering many financial incentives for international students. This guide will take you through the cost of studying a PhD in Japan and all the key funding opportunities.

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Top Universities for PhD Study in South Korea in 2024

Interested in studying your PhD in South Korea? In this guide we've collected some of the global university rankings to help you decide the best university to study at in South Korea.

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Last Updated: 22 November 2021