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 Announces Summer Research Grant

AIPS is delighted to be able to offer research/travel grants to Pakistan for summer of 2013. These grants are open to all and we strongly encourage graduate students enrolled in a US university to apply. If you are selected, you will be asked to become an AIPS Individual Member prior to receiving your award. For eligibility and application instructions, please click "read more".

Rethinking Urban in Pakistan: Photos and Final Report

Held at NED University's Karachi campus on January 1–2, 2013, AIPS' collaborative workshop "Rethinking the Urban in Pakistan" brought several AIPS members together with anthropologists, urban planners, historians, artists, and activists in discussion about how Pakistan's cities have changed and resulted in human costs and possibilities.

Click the photo above for more pictures and a link to the final report.