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Nepali and Tibetan Community-Engaged Language courses will be offered May 11-22, 2020.

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To learn about student experiences in Nepali and Tibetan community-engaged language courses at UBC, please view the videos below!

Summer 2019: Nepali Language Course Video

Summer 2018: Tibetan Language Course Video


The UBC Himalaya Program offers intensive Nepali and Tibetan language & community-engaged learning opportunities each summer, now in collaboration with the Department of Asian Studies.

This year, courses will be offered from May 11 – May 22, 2020.

Click here for summer 2020 registration dates, which depend on what type of student or community member you are.

Not a UBC Student?

Non-UBC students interested in enrolling must apply through UBC’s Access Studies portal by March 15. Non-UBC students must first receive acceptance to UBC through Access Studies, so please apply as soon as possible.

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To read more about the unique student experience in these immersive, community-engagement portion of our courses, please visit our Student Experience page.

These courses are supported by the Faculty of Arts Dean’s Office, a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund grant, a grant from the Centre for Community Engaged Learning, the Khyentse Foundation, and the Department of Asian Studies.

Himalaya Program
Vancouver Campus
C.K. Choi Building
VancouverBC Canada V6T 1Z2
Tel 604 822 6211