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European Foundation for South Asian Studies

Located in Amsterdam, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) is an EU accredited leading independent, non-profit think tank and policy research institution.

EFSAS specifically focuses on South Asia, Terrorism, Indo-Pak relations and the Jammu & Kashmir conflict.

EFSAS provides strategic in-depth analysis, research, statistical data, policy advice and forecasts related to developments in the fields of politics, international relations, conflict management, human rights, security, diplomacy, strategic affairs and conflict resolution.


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     New Article by EFSAS

The EU and Afghanistan


     EFSAS Commentary 21-06-2019

SCO 2019 Summit


     EFSAS Commentary 14-06-2019

Asif Ali Zardari's arrest














EFSAS is pleased to welcome Dr. Shyamika Jayasundara-Smits as a Research Fellow

Dr. Shyamika Jayasundara-Smits joins EFSAS' Fellowship Program. She is an Assistant Professor in Conflict and Peace Studies in the International Institute…

EFSAS is pleased to announce its new partnership with SIB-Groningen

EFSAS establishes a new partnership with SIB-Groningen, which is the largest international student association of Groningen.

Mr. Timothy Foxley (MBE) joins EFSAS Fellowship Programme

EFSAS is pleased to welcome Mr. Timothy Foxley (MBE), an independent consultant specialising in political/military analysis and former Senior Analyst for…

News & Cases

EFSAS Article: The European Union and Afghanistan - Prospects for peace

Having invested millions of Euros in development and humanitarian aid, the European Union cannot afford to let its efforts in Afghanistan go waste.

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EFSAS comments on the SCO 2019 Summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

The Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure has proven to be largely successful in Central Asia, but its performance in the South Asian region appears to be rather poor.

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EFSAS comments on the arrest of former President Asif Ali Zardari

After first neutralizing the more ominous challenge of former PM Nawaz Sharif, the establishment turned its guns this week on former President Asif Ali Zardari.

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EFSAS comments on the grave human rights violations in Pakistan

No ethnic group other than the dominant Punjabi has been spared by the Pakistani State, specifically its all pervasive military establishment.

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