TIAC envisions as exploring the ancient history of Pakistan by carrying out archaeological and ethnographical surveys, excavations and researches in different parts of the country….. Read More

The Institute intends to recruit highly qualified faculty to provide quality education and research in archaeology and culture. The Institute mission is to contribute to the promotion ….. Read More

To produce historical knowledge , To promote archaeological and ethnographical research in Pakistan , To search out convergences and divergences in ….. Read More


In 1967 Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad, was authorized by Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan, to establish a Centre for the Study of the Civilizations of Central Asia in order to cooperate with UNESCO as a participating member representing Pakistan in its program on Central Asia. In UNESCO there was proposal to expand the scope of the centre and make a comparative study of the civilizations of whole of Asia. With the consent of the Government of Pakistan, QAU accepted the proposal and accordingly the name of the centre was changed to Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations (TIAC). …… Read More