Language Learning

Summer 2019 Courses: April 29 – May 10

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 were offered from April 29 – May 10, 2019.

Click here for summer 2020 registration dates depending on what type of student you are.

Click on the sections below to learn how to register and to view course descriptions:

ASTU 204E 001 (Nepali)

2019 course dates are April 29 to May 10, 2019.

Click here to register for Nepali on the UBC Student Service Centre!

A two-week intensive introductory Nepali language course. This is a community-engaged course that blends classroom instruction with experiential learning off-campus at Nepali community sites in the Lower Mainland. Actual class times may vary to accommodate off-site field trips. The instructor of this unique program is Mr. Binod Shrestha.

ASTU 204F 001 (Tibetan)

2019 course dates are April 29 to May 10, 2019.

Click here to register for Tibetan on the UBC Student Service Centre!

A two-week intensive introductory Tibetan language course. This is a community-engaged course that blends classroom instruction with experiential learning off-campus at Tibetan community sites in the Lower Mainland. Actual class times may vary to accommodate off-site field trips. The instructor of this unique program is Mr. Sonam Chusang.


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.

Questions? Please email us at himalaya.arts@ubc.ca.


Testimonials

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.