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The South Asia Institute (SAI) promotes the study of the Indian subcontinent, across the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, across other regions in Asia and the Indian Ocean, and across global South Asia diasporic communities. SAI administers the Master of Arts in South Asia Studies, the Certificate Program in South Asia Studies, and the Specializations in South Asia at the School of International and Public Affairs. The Institute organizes seminars, lectures, and conferences to bring together faculty and students with diverse interests and backgrounds, and partners with departments, centers, institutes, and with student groups on campus. The Institute is designated as one of eight National Resource Centers for South Asia by the U.S. Education Department, and administers an annual competition for FLAS Fellowships. [More ...]

Upcoming Events

Spring 2024 FLAS Fellowship Competition

South Asia Foreign Language and Area Studies Competition

for Undergraduate and Graduate Students studying a South Asia language

Information and Application

Application deadline: November 30, 2023