Explore the home of some of the world's greatest art, epic literature, and empires

Do you have an interest in Mongolian, Tibetan, Central Asian, Iranian, Turkish, Central European, or Baltic Studies? Are you concerned about the peoples of those regions as well as minorities within Russia and the People’s Republic of China? Do you have a passion for languages, literatures, history, religion, anthropology, archeology, geopolitics, civil societies, and human rights across international borders?

We invite you to pursue your passions in the Hamilton Lugar School's Department of Central Eurasian Studies—the world's leading center of academic expertise on the vast heartland of Europe and Asia extending from Northern Europe to East Asia and from Lapland and Siberia to the Persian Gulf and the Himalayas.