The World Sanskrit Conference is convened every three years under the auspices of the International Association of Sanskrit Studies (IASS), and constitutes the premier international forum for academic researchers and educators of Sanskrit language, literature, history, religion, and culture.

These meetings provide an opportunity for hundreds of eminent scholars and graduate students from around the world to collaborate, share research findings, and chart new directions for Sanskrit studies.


hosted by The
Department of ASian studies
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

।। स्वागतम् ।।

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July 9-13, 2018


।।  सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु ।।

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We are happy to announce that the 17th World Sanskrit Conference will be held in July 2018 at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. It will be the first time that this august gathering has been held in Canada.

This site will provide up-to-date information on submitting paper/panel proposals, registration fees, travel & accommodation, and other details. In the meantime, please join our mailing list in order to receive circulars and other conference announcements.


We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver!