American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Research centers and departments

Research centers and departments

The AUCA Research Centers, the Central Asian Studies Institute and Tian Shan Policy Center, bring world class standards and a Central Asian perspective to academic research on the region.


The Central Asian Studies Institute (CASI) does research for Central Asia. It has a worldwide network of scholars with a focus on Central Asian social science and culture, many of whom are also involved in the Master of Arts in Central Asian Studies (MACAS) academic program.

Tian Shan Policy Center

The Tian Shan Policy Center (TSPC) is a public policy think tank focused on governance, human rights, and environmental issues.

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028