Departments & Institutes
The Department of African and Asian Languages and Cultures
The Department of African and Asian Languages and Cultures has a faculty that consists mainly of young and middle-aged people. At present there is one professor, two associate professors, one lecturer and one teaching assistant. Four of them have earned a doctoral degree. The research conducted by the teachers of our department ranges from oriental literature (African and Asian literature), oriental cross-boundary linguistics, oriental folk literature to Mongolian studies and modern Mongolian language and literature. We have two teaching and research divisions and one research center. Mongolian Language and Culture Teaching and Research Division was established in 1946, Oriental Literature Teaching and Research Division in 1978, and Peking University Mongolian Studies Research Center in 2004.