The Area Study Centre, established in 1978, is an autonomous teaching and research
institution in the University It offers M.Phil. program in American Studies. The aim is to
study contemporary societies in America and Africa. The centers
regularly holds seminars
and symposia, brings out a biannual Pakistan Journals of American Studies and publishes
books and monographs. The center has a library with over 7,000 volumes, a good microfilm
collection and subscribes to a number of research journals.