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.

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.

Upcoming Events

Oct
25
Fermented Drinks
4:00 pm
Zoom
Oct
25
Asia Now Fall Lecture Series
4:30 pm
211 David Lawrence Hall or via Zoom
Oct
27
Law, Journalism, and Technology in Myanmar
9:00 am
Online via Zoom
Oct
27
Asia Now Fall Lecture Series
4:30 pm
211 David Lawrence Hall
Engage
How to connect with the Asian Studies Center More Info >
China-Latin America Research Initiative
The China-Latin America Research Initiative (CLARI) explores the contemporary and historical forces that shape the Pacific World. Learn more >
Support
Show your support for the Asian Studies Center More Info >
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 >