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In keeping with the Portland State University motto "Let Knowledge Serve the City" partnerships with the community are inextricably linked to the research, teaching, and operations of PSU.

The following are but a few of the examples of the Institute's community partnerships.

Northwest China Council

Established in 1980, the Northwest China Council is a non-profit, non-partisan, dues based, educational organization, dedicated to promoting better understanding of current affairs and culture of greater China, and the Chinese diaspora.

American Education Center

Our focus is to provide real education, real training and real world experience for our students and clients. Our programs offer a variety of ways that international students can experience living and studying in the United States.

First Saturday PDX: East Asian Program

Chinese Culture, Arts & History Program Series is a collaborative partnership between the PSU Institute for Asian Studies and the dedicated volunteers of the First Saturday PDX Program committee

This monthly program series provides an array of diverse, educational and inspiring presentations which focus on the art, architecture, gardens and historical culture of China and East Asia, highlighting connections with the pacific northwest. 


Portland Art Museum - Asian Art Council

Led by the Curator of Asian Art, this council provides opportunities to learn about Asian art and cultures. Members enjoy lectures, study groups and social events. Join a travel group to visit Asian countries, collections, and exhibitions around the United States.

Oregon Korea Foundation

The Oregon Korea Foundation (OKF) is a community based, 501 C(3) non-profit organization to preserve, promote and share Korean cultural heritage, and to facilitate a culture of giving and to serve as a guardian of permanent funds available to safeguard the quality of Korean-Americans in our community.

Consider becoming a program sponsor, co-sponsor, or underwriter of an event.  Sponsorship amounts and in-kind support are welcomed at a variety of levels.

To learn, more contact the Institute for Asian Studies at 503-725-8576 or email us at