|2015-02-23||CIAS renewed the MoU with The Institute of Peruvian Studies, Peru.|
|2015-02-01||CIAS concluded the new MoU with The Graduate School, Silpakorn University, Thailand.|
|2014-08-01||CIAS concluded the new MoU with Perbadanan Kota Buku, Malaysia.|
|2014-02-01||CIAS International Visiting Scholars Program 2015|
The Center for Integrated Area Studies (CIAS) at Kyoto University was established with the aims of integrating information resources for area studies, conducting research in integrated area studies, and making research resources and facilities available to universities and other research institutions, both nationwide and globally(Article 2, Bylaws of the Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University).