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South Asia

Read more about the history of the South Asia Collection.

The South Asia Program (SAP) is an interdisciplinary hub for Cornell students, faculty, staff, community members, and academic visitors. It has over 50 affiliated faculty from across Cornell’s colleges, professional schools, and in the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

SAP has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Title VI, South Asia National Resource Center (NRC), one of only seven in the US. Cornell offers 9 languages:  Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Sinhala, Sanskrit, Urdu, Pali, and Tamil.