UW Research

South Asia Center



The South Asia Center in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington is an important intellectual and pedagogical hub for the study of South Asia. A National Resource Center funded by the Title VI program of the United States Department of Education, our mission is to enhance the study of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) on campus, in the community, across the Pacific Northwest, and throughout the United States. The South Asia Center promotes knowledge about South Asia through innovative research, graduate student training, and outreach to educational, civic, and business institutions and the general public.

Core Services Offered

Undergraduate (BA) and Graduate Degree (MA) Programs

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

K-14 Teaching Training and Educational Resources

South Asia Language Courses

Public Lectures, Conferences, and Events

Study Abroad

Library Resources and Collections

Funding Information

National Resource Center grant under Title VI of the US Education Department 2018-2022
Foreign Language and Area Studies grant under Title VI of the US Education Department 2018-2022 

Reporting Structure

Danny Hoffman, Interim Director, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Related UW Entities

College of Arts & Sciences: Asian Languages and Literature; Anthropology; English; History; Physics; Political Science; Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Jackson School of International Studies; Law, Societies, and Justice; Economics; Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; Sociology; Comparative Literature, Cinema, and Media;
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