South Asia Landscape

About This Region

Many U.S. students who study abroad for academic credit select South and Central Asia as their destination, studying and working in various regions throughout the region. Several programs exist that fund research and study throughout South and Central Asia, making the possibility of a hands-on study abroad experience viable.

In 2013, 5,074 U.S. students chose to study abroad in the region, with the countries of India, Nepal and Bangladesh receiving the highest amount of American students.

To learn more about study abroad in this region, click on the country reports above. For funded opportunities, visit the foreign government resources and U.S. government programs pages.