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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AIPS Symposium in Lahore: "What is the Pakistani Public?"


American Institute of Pakistan Studies

What Is the Pakistani Public?

Symposium organized by Aamir R. Mufti (UCLA) and Sadia Abbas (Rutgers) December 2012

2013 AIPS Fellowship Applications Now Open!

AIPS is now accepting applications for 2013 Short and Long Term Fellowships.

The link and deadlines for each fellowship are listed below. There you will find information about eligibility, fees, and procedure, as well as a link to the application itself.

Long Term Fellowships (Junior and Senior)—Deadline: January 1, 2013

Short Term Fellowships—Deadline: January 15, 2013

AIPS New Programs 2012-13!

AIPS is proud to announce five new programs! For the success of these programs, we encourage AIPS Member Institutes and AIPS Individual Members to apply for any of the programs we are offering.

CAORC Multi-Country Research Fellowship

Multi-Country Research Grant - Applications being accepted!

2012-2013 Cycle

AIPS Book Prize 2012-13

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies is soliciting books (single authored monographs, no edited volumes) published during the last three years, or nearly published books (galleys must be available)nfor the annual AIPS book prize.