Modern India and Southasian Studies – University of Copenhagen

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Main Fields of Study

The regional specialization provides students with a broad understanding of social conditions in India and the surrounding countries, supported by intensive language courses in Hindi, so students can directly use their knowledge to work in and with the South Asian countries after studies.

The study focuses on some of today's key challenges, including the massive urbanization and growing slum formation in the wake of decades of successful growth, as well as the political and social conflicts that followed the post-colonial state formation and the question of what significances it has had on democracy and freedoms.

Some key fields of study are Hindi, history, politics and religion, culture and society in India and the surrounding countries.

Study Programmes

Language of Instruction

Courses are taught in English and Danish.

You can find a list of current and upcoming courses taught in English on the Faculty’s course catalogue.