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Mission & Organization

Mission & Organization
Founded in 1997, the Portland State Institute for Asian Studies (IAS) promotes public awareness, research, training, and curricular development on all parts of Asia.

Asian Studies Programs & Events

Asian Studies Programs & Events
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Opportunities

Opportunities
Find out about scholarships, study abroad programs, and more.
A resource on Asia for the campus and wider community.

The PSU Institute for Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary, administrative unit connecting over 70 faculty and academic professionals, across more than 30 departmental units at Portland State University.

Housed within the Office of International Affairs, the Institute works in close affiliation with the Center for Japanese Studies and Confucius Instistute at PSU.

By working in collaboration with departments and organizations across the campus, as well as in partnership with organizations and individuals in the community, the Institute promotes knowledge and understanding about Asia via the following scholarly activities:  curricular development, research, scholarship, international engagement, public programs, community outreach, and resource sharing.

Funding for the Institute's many programs comes from organizations and private individuals.

We are Portland city's resource on Asia !