Options in Asia: Go East, young friends!

Asia / Guides

Students looking for more exotic university options than just the usual Anglosphere world are increasingly looking beyond Europe, and far into Asia. In recent years, universities in many Asian countries have introduced programmes in English, with some amazing options available to students who’d like the comfort of an English-speaking institution but in a culture far removed from their own. Here is a selection of options:

Branch Campuses of institutions based elsewhere:

NYU in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai



Temple in Japan:

Inchon Global Campus in Korea: with many universities on a shared campus:

SUNY Korea:


Northwestern in Qatar:


Global Rotation

Study in Mumbai, Singapore, Dubai and / or Sydney with SP Jain:




There are many different options in Japan, with these being four of the better known options:









In recent years, some amazing and globally-minded Indian universities have opened up, with some great examples being:





Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a great suite of universities, including Hong Kong University, HKUST, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Polytechnic, to name but a few.



There are vast number of options in China, but the systems can be hard to navigate. CUCAS are able to provide support to search for options, through their website here:



If you have any further questions and need to explore any of these options further, please get in touch!