News about Sanskrit Studies in North American Universities

Arlo Griffiths arlo.griffiths at LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Mon Jun 4 10:48:09 UTC 2007

Regarding Universities in the Netherlands:

The name of the dept. in Leiden is best given as: Kern Institute /  
Dept. of Indian and Tibetan Studies. The link ought to be to   

Summer Sanskrit courses are also offered in Leiden: <http://>.

The institute in Groningen is called Institute for The Institute of  
Indian Studies, <>.

The International Institute for Asian Studies is neither a  
University, nor does it deal in Sanskrit learning.

Arlo Griffiths

PS There must be many more Italian Universities that could be  
included in your list. France seems to be entirely missing, but in  
fact Sanskrit learning is offered there at numerous Universities or  
other academic institutions. Other missing European countries that  
come to mind are Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, ...

On Jun 2, 2007, at 9:00 PM, Pankaj Jain wrote:

> (Includes interview with Prof Robert Goldman)
> And here is an updated list of universities offering Sanskrit  
> learning all
> over the world:
> (Adapted and expanded from Prof. Gudrun Buhnemann's website at  
> University of
> Wisconsin-Madison)
> Best,
> Pankaj Jain
> Edison, New Jersey
> Uiowa, Rutgers, NJCU

Instituut Kern, Universiteit Leiden
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