For general information about the nine international and area studies research centers and institutes, please contact Robert Price, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research. For more information about the International and Area Studies Teaching Program, please contact Maximilian Aufhammer. If you are looking to schedule a campus visit for an international delegation, please contact the Global Engagement Office (GEO). 

Center for African Studies (CAS)

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS)

  • Berkeley Center for Buddhist Studies (BCBS)
  • Center for Chinese Studies (CCS)
  • National Center for K-16 Chinese Language Pedagogy (NCCLP)
  • Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP)
  • Center for Japanese Studies (CJS)
  • Center for Korean Studies (CKS)
  • Asian Survey (ASV)

Institute of European Studies (IES)

  • Catalan and Occidental Studies Program
  • Center for British Studies (CBS)
  • Nordic Studies Program (NSP)
  • French Studies Program (FRSP)
  • Center for German and European Studies (CGES)
  • Portuguese Studies Program (PSP)
  • Spanish Studies Program (SSP)
  • European Union Center of Excellence - joint effort with ISEEES (EUCenter)

Institute of International Studies (IIS)

  • Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE)
  • Canadian Studies Program (CAN)
  • Center for Political Development
  • Religion, Politics, and Globalization Program (RPGP)
  • Emma Goldman Papers (EGP)

Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS)

Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES)

Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)

  • Armenian Studies Program (ASP)
  • Berkeley Program in Eurasian and East European Studies (BPS)
  • European Union Center of Excellence - joint effort with IES (EUCenter)

Institute for South Asia Studies (ISAS)

Center for Southeast Asia Studies (CSEAS)