Leiden Asia Research

AMT Phase 2 Projects

The University’s Executive Board (College van Bestuur) has decided to continue the Leiden University profile area Asian Modernities and Traditions for another four years 2015-2018. AMT2 commits itself to achieve by 2018 demonstrable results in enhancing the visibility of Asian research both within and outside the academic world, strengthened cooperation between Leiden faculties and institutes in terms of research, impact (valorisation) and teaching, the attraction of new grants or gifts for Asia research, impact activities and teaching, and the development of new courses in Asia studies, especially at the postgraduate (MA and PhD) level.

AMT Funded Research

AMT’s mission includes encouraging innovative high-quality research in Leiden on Asia. To this end, AMT has set aside €20,000 annually for small grants for preliminary research, workshops, or meetings on an aspect of Asian studies. Application is open to all academic staff of Leiden University.


Below you can find an overview of the Asia Research Grants available at Leiden University and some relevant partner organizations.

Call for papers

Below you can find information on recent calls for papers at Leiden Asia institutes and departments.


Below you can find an overview of recent Asia-related publications at Leiden University.


Below you can find an overview of all Leiden vacancies related to Asian Studies.