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Institute of Indology and Tibetology 

Indology focuses on the study of the cultural and intellectual history of South Asia from its beginnings to the present. It sees itself primarily as a linguistic and literary discipline that uses the methods of historical philology to examine the written sources of the cultures of South Asia. more

Tibetology focuses on the religious and cultural history of Tibet from its beginnings to the present. Its basis is the study of the classical written language of Tibet, which is regularly taught in two-semester introductory courses. more