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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Call for Applications – AIPS 2018 Short-term Research Grants to Pakistan!!

AIPS is delighted to announce Short-term Research Grants to Pakistan (previously known as Summer Research Grant to Pakistan) for 2018. This grant is open to AIPS individual members, regardless of citizenship. US citizen applicants will be required to conduct research in either Islamabad or Lahore. All research must be conducted by December 31, 2018. It is assumed that grantees will spend one to three months in Pakistan conducting research on this award.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

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.