1) Who can participate?

Masters, Bachelors and PhD students of Law, Political Science, International Relations and other social sciences

2)  Is there any way a student from stream other than mentioned in FAQ no. 1 participate?

Yes, on following conditions:

  • They must show interest (through previous works) in the theme of the program; Human Rights, Climate Change, Philosophy
  • They must submit a separate letter of interest to ilrsc@ksl.edu.np within the deadline.

The final decision is completely on the discretion of the organizers.

3)   How long is it?

ESDR is a 21-days long diploma course

4)   What subjects will be covered?
  • Human Rights, specifically, Economic, Social and Development Rights
  • Philosophy
  • Climate Change and Conservation of Himalayas
5)  What will be the operative language for ESDR?

For both the classes and informal interaction, English will be the operative language.

6)  How much is the registration fee?

          USD 350 : For foreign students

          NRs 20,000: For Nepali students

7)   What is covered in the registration fee?

          Meal (3 times a day) for 21 days of stay

          Full-time Accommodation

          Transportation (inside Nepal) during the program

          Recreational activities included in the program package

          All classes and workshops

8)   Is there a provision for scholarships?

Yes, partial scholarships in registration fee are provided based on merit and/or need. No scholarships on travel fare will be given

9)  Can you leave the venue during the program for personal purpose?

No, You will not be allowed to leave the premises during the 21-days of program (Exceptions applied)

10)   How do you apply?

         You can apply through the link: https://goo.gl/forms/7idCACNjEIZIC0fx1

11)      Where can I find additional information on ESDR?

You can visit the website of ESDR. We will keep updating new information there. : http://ksl.edu.np/esdr/