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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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     EFSAS Commentary 17-05-2019

Pakistan's IMF bailout


     EFSAS Article

Future of peace in Afghanistan


     EFSAS Commentary 10-05-2019

Masood Azhar, CPEC, BRI and China







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…

EFSAS invited to speak on the Jammu & Kashmir Conflict at University of Groningen

SIB organizes lectures and symposia and host conferences dealing with international topics, such as politics, world religions, environmental issues, terrorism,…

News & Cases

EFSAS holds meetings with various institutions in Brussels, Belgium

EFSAS held meetings in Antwerp and Brussels with Scholars, Policy Advisors to the EU Council and representatives of leading policy institutions.

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EFSAS comments on Pakistan's worsening economy and 13th IMF bailout

The IMF has chosen to turn a blind eye to the Pakistani military establishment while imposing stringent conditions that impact the poor masses.

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EFSAS discusses Easter attacks in Sri Lanka and China's foreign policy

EFSAS and Dr. Jayasundara-Smits profoundly discussed the growing radicalization, violent extremism and Chinese expansionist designs in South Asia.

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EFSAS Article: Peace in Afghanistan is rooted in lessons from the past

With the parties involved in the present day Afghan war ready to sue for peace, a sustainable, inclusive governance plan has to be set in place.

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