The Center for Lao Studies is a unique organization that serves both as an academic and a resource center for scholars, the general public, and persons of Lao heritage around the world. We aim to advance knowledge and engagement in the field of Lao Studies through research, education, and information sharing. We want to be an institution that leads and excels in the pursuit of knowledge in the field of Lao Studies. We offer the opportunity for all to use our resources, join our programs, and to be educated and informed on all issues pertaining to Lao Studies.
We are passionate about elevating discourse on Lao Studies to that on par with other regional studies departments, and are proud of our accomplishments in creating several unique programs. Our members and volunteers around the world have been critical to our success, and we invite you to join our community in support of expanding awareness of our programs and increasing our impact in the field.