Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Department for South Asian Studies

Here you get an overview of the Department for South Asian Studies

News and Publications


09.07. Guest Lecture
Shivangi Maindola
"Voices from History: A Reflection of Climate History in South Asia"

For further information see here.

12.17. BERSAS Film Screening
Prof. Dr. Nida Kirmani

For further information see here.


12.07. Farewell gathering for Prof. Dr. Michael Mann

For further information see here.

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Michael Mann
A British Rome in India: Calcutta, Capital for an Empire.


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Academic Counseling


The Master programme in Modern South and South East Asian Studies has been discontinued as of winter semester 2021/22. Instead, the Institute of Asian and African Studies is offering a joint Master Asian and African Studies, with the possibility to specialise in a specific area or region. You can find more information here: