Research in the historical and living traditions of South Asia and Tibet is the foremost activity of the Department's staff. In particular, the Himalayan region is an important, though not exclusive, focus of our research on South Asian traditions, both ancient and modern.

On these webpages you can learn more about our main research areas, obtain an overview of our third-party funded projects and topics of theses in progress or browse our archives.


Here you can obtain an overview about the main research areas of our staff.


What third-party funded projects are in progress? Which one have already been finalized?

Here you can obtain an overview of projects in progress and finalized, with a searchable database.




Browse our database of theses in progress and finalized. You will find M.A. theses, diploma theses, dissertations and habilitations.