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Asia Institute

Students interested in Asia are encouraged to participate in activities sponsored by the Asia Institute.

The Asia Institute is a consortium of UCLA's Asia-focused research centers and programs, including two U.S. Department of Education-designated National Resource Centers. The Asia Institute promotes Asian Studies at UCLA and fosters greater understanding of Asia through a wide variety of outreach activities including teacher training, curriculum development, public symposia, film series, and exhibitions.

Member Centers:

Center for Buddhist Studies
Center for Chinese Studies
Center for Japanese Studies
Center for Korean Studies
Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Comparative and Interdisciplinary Research on Asia


Asian Pacific Monograph Series
Asia Pacific Arts

For more information, please visit the Asia Institute homepage.

Interdepartmental Degree Programs