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

Do you have an interest in Persian, Ottoman, Mongol, or Soviet history? Are you concerned about the people of Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, and Russia's neighbors, as well as minorities in the People's Republic of China? Do you have a passion for human rights and civil liberties across international borders?

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