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Area Study Centre

About Area Study Centre

The Area Study Centre for Africa, North and South America was established under the 1975 Area Study Centres Act No. XLV of the Government of Pakistan. The centre is an autonomous institution, funded by the Ministry of Education through the Higher Education Commission. It is academically part of Quaid-i-Azam University, affiliated with its Faculty of Social Sciences.

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UPGP Program 2022

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U.S.-Pakistan University Partnerships Grants Program 2021-2022 QAU-BSU Partnership Follow-Up Project Expanding American Studies in Pakistan
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Area Study Centre Offers


One of the largest collections on American, African, and Canadian Studies in Pakistan, covering domains like literature, politics, history, and IR.

Research Center

A Digital Room furnished with latest equipment and especially designed for virtual conferences, seminars, and symposia.

Seminar Rooms

Raees Ahmed Khan Seminar Room is a multipurpose auditorium furnished with modern digital teaching equipment.