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


The next Humboldt India Project (HIP) Workshop will take place on the 15th July at the IAAW, room 217. All those interested are welcome to attend. We encourage students to join.

Study Advice


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:


The visiting hour for students in the programme Modern South and Southeast Asian are available weekly on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1:30pm and Wednesdays from 4 to 5pm. They can be booked under the following link. If you are booking an appointment for the same day, please do the booking an hour in advance.

Students are invited to indicate the topics they want to discuss during the visiting hour. If possible, they may also upload documents that they want to discuss with Dr. Holz when booking the appointment.