South Asian Culture and Society (programme option)

This two-year interdisciplinary Master in South Asian Culture and Society gives you a great opportunity to develop your competency on contemporary South Asia – India and Bangladesh in particular – in the fields of religion and religious change, literature and language, and democracy and political participation. 

The fall semester of 2023 will be the last time the programme admits new students. To check your admission requirements and application deadline, see “Admission”.

The programme option is part of the programme

Asia and Middle East Studies (master's two years)

Employment opportunities

  • ollieuz-annelies-200x235 Rapid Response Team member

    “If you want to be work in the field of emergency aid you should acquire an internship and learn an extra language in addition to English,” recommends Annelies Ollieuz, who coordinates education on emergency situations for the Norwegian Refugee Council/UNICEF.

  • olaisen-harriet-200x376 Owner and founder

    “I acquired an invaluable network through my exchange visit to India when I was studying for my Master’s degree in South Asian Culture and Society. Without that I would not have been able to set up my own company,” says Harriet Olaisen, the owner and founder of HOI by Cottage Wool.