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Welcome to the Asian Studies Program

Through an interdisciplinary approach, students explore the history, economics, politics, development, culture, languages, and international relations of Asia. Our program encompasses all regions of this diverse and multifaceted continent: East, Southeast, and South Asia.

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Undergraduate Program

We offer a major or minor in Asian studies. Our interdisciplinary curriculum relies on a multi-focal analysis of Asia that increases awareness and deepens understanding of the region.

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Study Abroad

Many Asian studies students choose to study abroad. Select from a variety of programs in China, Vietnam, India, and more.

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Careers and Internships

Interested in funding to pursue an internship, research, or creative project? Want to explore careers in Asian studies? Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC).

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Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies

Asian Studies is one of seven undergraduate programs affiliated with Clark’s Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies, a community of faculty and students who study diverse, disadvantaged, or marginalized societies and populations, with an emphasis on promoting social justice.

Courses in Asian Studies

Contact Information

Asian Studies Program

Contact Us
  • Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies
    Dana Commons, Suite 1
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610-1477
  • 1-508-793-7358
  • cgras[at]clarku[dot]edu