Welcome to the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies

For more than a century, we have been committed to fostering research and imparting knowledge concerning the languages and cultures of South Asia and Tibet. In these fields, we have sought to maintain the highest academic standards to provide the best possible education to our students.

On the following pages, you will find detailed information about courses offered, main research areas, ongoing and completed research projects and theses, and our publication series: the Vienna Journal of South Asian Studies (Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens, WZKS), the Vienna Studies in Tibetology and Buddhism (Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde, WSTB), and the De Nobili Research Library (Sammlung De Nobili, SDN). Get to know our team and learn about hte history of the Department from the first Sanskrit lesson at the University of Vienna in 1845 to the present day.


18.04.2024 17:30

Parjanya Sen | University of Calcutta

Gastvortrag ǀ Guest lecture
22.04.2024 17:30

Diwakar Acharya | University of Oxford

Gastvortrag ǀ Guest lecture

Philosophical Perspectives on Language in premodern South Asia

EurAsia Summer Academy, Vienna Summer School on the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia






Summer Semester 2024