GIGA Institute of Asian Studies (IAS)
The GIGA Institute of Asian Studies (IAS) has been analysing political, economic, and social developments in Asia since 1956. Its regional focal points include Greater China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, and the Korean Peninsula. At the heart of IAS research are topics related to political regimes and party systems, conflicts and their management, migration and social policy, innovation and direct investment, and regional powers. The institute’s findings represent an important source of knowledge for decision makers from the private and public sectors.