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Stockholm University closes down its Indology studies

November 21, 2017 - 00:36

By the end of December 2013, the Division of South and Central Asian Studies within the Department of Oriental Languages at Stockholm University will be closed down. Indology has been a subject at Stockholm University since 1960, and studies on Central Asian languages was initiated in 1993. Since 2006, a Division of South and Central Asian Studies has existed within the department.More information about the division.

Indology studies has had two branches: an Old and Middle Indian line with classical Sanskrit as the main language and the focus on the language, literature and culture of ancient India; and a New Indian orientation with the focus on Hindi, Hindu literature and modern India. Besides, Stockhom University has offered independent courses in Hindi, both as a part-time evening course and as a distance course on the Internet; and a summer course on modern South Asian history (last run in the summer 2013).

During the Fall semester 2013, only the Indology III (third semester programme) courses are running, and from January 2014 no more courses will be given with the closure of the division. More information (only in Swedish)

 

Stockholm University closes down its Indology studies

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Date:
November 21, 2017
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00:36