With a history that stretches from the early 2nd millennium BCE to the present Sanskrit is a language that provides the essential keys for understanding the history, culture and knowledge systems of South Asia, as well as the lands beyond that came under its cultural influence. Because its grammar was developed based on a rigorous paradigm comparable to Euclid’s study of measure and physical form Sanskrit also stands out in the study of ancient “knowledge systems” that today are proving their relevance to the more general study of the arts and sciences. Come join us in an exploration of the many worlds opened up through a study of the Sanskrit language!

A comprehensive list of courses offered by the Department of Asian Studies can be found in the UBC Calendar.

Summer 2018
No SANS course(s) were found for S2018 term.