smith hall and gowen hall on UW campus

Equity, Justice, & Inclusion

Learn about our commitment to the principles of equity, justice, and inclusion, from efforts to expand course content and accessibility to our support for a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.

Learn More
Great Wisdom Sutra

A Unique Perspective

We explore Asian cultures through literary, linguistic, and textual analysis, illuminating vital connections between East and West from our vantage point on the Pacific Rim.

Our Programs
Pagoda of Pho Chieu temple

Distinguished Faculty

Our faculty participate in collaborative research projects, present at international conferences, and teach outstanding courses.

Faculty News
Indian women throwing Holi powder

Student Accomplishments

From Fulbrights to internships, our students encounter amazing experiences as they complete their degrees.

Student Success Stories
Zhengyang Gate, Beijing

Explore the World

With a myriad of opportunities for study abroad, our students are immersed in some of the oldest and most vibrant cultures in human history.

Study Abroad
Books and Scholars' Possessions silk painting

Why Major with Us?

Languages are roadmaps to new perspectives and exciting opportunities. We launch rewarding careers for global citizens and cutting-edge researchers.

Explore Careers

News & Events