Welcome to AIPS

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS), established in 1973, is a bi-national research and education organization with a mission to promote academic study of Pakistan in the US and to encourage scholarly exchange between the US and Pakistan.

It is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, autonomous organization and a member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

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FY 2018 Title VI Virtual Technical Assistance Workshop!

AIPS was pleased to present on the panel, “American Overseas Research Center Collaborations”, with CAORC for the “FY 2018 Title VI Virtual Technical Assistance Workshop" on September 20, 2017. Click HERE to watch the video!

The video can be accessed on YouTube. The ORC/AIPS panel is #14 on the list of panels.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS _ Training & Exchange of Junior Faculty in Pakistan Project!

AIPS is accepting applications for an exchange program between US and Pakistani scholars! You may submit an application to travel to Pakistan OR to bring a Pakistani junior scholar to the US.

Berkeley – AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan – Fall 2018 Fellowship Announcement!!

The Berkeley-AIPS Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP-AIPS) is accepting applications for its Fall 2018 intensive Urdu language immersion program based at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan between November 15, 2017 – January 12, 2018. Jointly administered by the America Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) and the Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP) at the University of California, Berkeley, this Urdu language program will offer daily classroom instruction, five days a week, for approximately fifteen weeks.

Teaching Urdu as a Second Language Training Program in the U.S.!!

The Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan (BULPIP) and the America Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) invite applications for individuals interested in undertaking Urdu as a second language teacher’s training in the United States in the summer of 2018. The appointment is for a portion of the SASLI Urdu program at the University of Wisconsin in Madison (June 5 – July 2, 2018) and a three-day workshop led at partner U.S. University (July 5 – 7, 2018).

Call for Applications: CAORC Funding Opportunities!!

CAORC funding opportunities are now available!

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program

The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for US postdoctoral scholars, and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in the US for three or more years. Fellowship stipends are $4,200 per month for a total of four months.