Our Mission

The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies provides a forum for integrated and multidisciplinary research and teaching on Asia. It supports innovative projects that actively combine teaching, research, and social engagement, creating a unique model of rounded education on Asia. The Institute also promotes general awareness, understanding, and knowledge of Asia through organizing public events and supporting student and faculty scholarship and engagement with partners in Asia. 

Our Vision

To establish a world-class, renowned, and multidisciplinary institute devoted to Asia and Asian studies that leverages Notre Dame's strengths and that is consistent with the University's overarching mission.