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Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

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A CSAS initiative will bring South Asian undergraduate students to study at U-M

The Michigan-IISER Student Exchange and the Michigan-Habib Summer Program were launched in 2017.

U-M Celebrates Bicentennial in India

U-M has more than 6,000 alumni in India, and since they couldn't all make it back to Michigan for the anniversary, Michigan came to them.


The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a US Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.