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Central Eurasia @ IU

Since the formal organization of the Program in Uralic and Altaic Studies in 1956, Indiana University has become one of the world's leading centers for the scholarly study of the Inner Asian & Uralic Region. Today, the IAUNRC frequently cooperates with the Department of Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS), the Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies (SRIFIAS), and the Center for the Languages of the Central Eurasian Region (CELCAR) to provide educational and outreach opportunities to the students and faculty of IU as well as members of the Bloomington community.

Language Hours

Language teachers and students of Central Eurasian languages meet weekly to practice their language skills. Check out Language Hour listing to see when and where these get-togethers are.


IAUNRC is proud to be affiliated with dozens of faculty members across several Schools and Departments who teach courses with material and topics relevant to the Inner Asia and Uralic region. View our listing of affiliated faculty to see which professors teach on Central Eurasian topics.


IU is home to the world's most diverse collection of Central Eurasia topic courses. Browse our course listing to view Central Eurasia courses offered at IU.


We should probably make a section for languages which are different from regions.