The South Asia Program does not offer any degrees or certificates, although we support undergraduate South Asian Studies majors and minors, and Master's students in the Department of Asian Studies, and graduate students throughout the campus.
The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is a long-term research initiative focusing on the design and evaluation of innovative interventions linking agriculture, food systems, human nutrition, and poverty in India.
Are you interested in the intersection of mental health and culture, global health, and community engagement? Do you want to gain field research skills and learn about indigenous communities in South India’s beautiful and fragile Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve?
The Nilgiris Field Learning Center (NFLC) is a unique partnership between the Indian NGO, Keystone Foundation, and Cornell University. It aligns Cornell faculty and students with practitioners and community members in the Nilgiris, the “blue hills” of southern India.
Spend a semester in Sri Lanka, learning local languages, living with host families, and conducting an independent study project on one of its deeply-rooted traditions or contemporary post-war challenges.