Welcome to the Asian Studies Center

The Asian Studies Center is a global resource for research and education about Asia, as well as a regional center for building Asian connections. In partnership with over 100 affiliated faculty from across the university, we develop innovative research, foster community engagement, and create rigorous academic programming. Founded in 1969, the Center is widely recognized as one of the most comprehensive programs in Asian studies, with a focus on regional, transnational, and interdisciplinary scholarship.

Certificates
Enroll in an Asian Studies Certificate! More Info >
News
Exciting News at Asian Studies! More Info >
Funding
Funding for students, faculty, and event support. More Info >
Engage
How to connect with the Asian Studies Center More Info >
Building Development for a New Era
This volume on Chinese infrastructure projects in Latin America can be downloaded now! Learn more >
Support
Show your support for the Asian Studies Center More Info >

Upcoming Events

Jan
11
7:00 pm
Ballroom A, University Club
Feb
15
4:30 pm
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Feb
15
5:00 pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
China Studies

Check out our China Studies offerings here.

Japan Studies

Pitt has a robust Japan Studies program.

Korea Studies

Korea Studies are taking off at Pitt and across the nation.

South Asian Studies

The ASC is expanding our South Asian studies offerings.

Southeast Asia Studies

Learn more about Southeast Asia Studies at Pitt.

Central Asia

ASC is expanding our Central Asia offerings in cooperation with REEES.