Center for South Asia (CSA) is the central forum for the interdisciplinary study of South Asia at Stanford University. CSA facilitates research and convenes events on topics relevant to deepening the understanding of South Asia, which includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka.
CSA offers a specialization in South Asian Studies under the larger umbrella of the minor in Global Studies. Students can also take a variety of classes related to South Asia in subjects such as history, comparative literature, language, cinema, art, theatre, religion, education, economics, and politics.
Class of '20
African and African American Studies
East Asian Studies
Explore how global, regional and domestic factors influence relations between actors on the world stage.
Mathematical and Computational Science
Study the mathematics basic to all the mathematical sciences and an introduction to concepts and techniques of computation, optimal decision making, probabilistic modeling and statistical inference.