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South and Central Asia

Across Georgetown University’s schools and departments, faculty and students are broadly engaged in study, research, and programs related to South and Central Asia.

Georgetown scholars and students benefit from a Washington, D.C. location and close proximity to United States policy-making institutions and international and non-governmental organizations that enhance the university’s engagement in South and Central Asia. The university is especially active in India, where Georgetown has partnerships with leading institutions in the sciences and other fields. In November 2015 Georgetown University launched an India Initiative, a platform for high-level dialogue among American and Indian leaders from government, business, civil society, and the academy.

India Initiative

The India Initiative builds on Georgetown University’s core strengths—academic excellence, location in Washington, D.C., and Jesuit mission of service to the world—to advance research and teaching around India and world affairs and create a platform…

Bilden Asian Security Studies Program

The Center for Security Studies, with the generosity of Georgetown University graduates Philip (F'86) and Patricia (C'85) Bilden, sponsors this program at Georgetown for graduate students. Faculty research and teaching, along with policy events…

M.A. in Asian Studies

The Walsh School of Foreign Service sponsors this M.A. program. Participants study core disciplines in the humanities and social sciences as they relate to Asia.