Contributing to Nepal’s existing and emerging needs, we provide MIT students and faculty an opportunity to be at the forefront of Nepal’s research, technology, and innovation activities. By conducting research and participating in internships and workshops at Nepal’s world-class companies, universities, research centers, startups and NGOs, MIT-South Asia | Nepal cultivates opportunities to learn through impact.
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A one-of-a kind, world-class experience to gain real-life work experience in Nepal in leading companies, universities, research centers and start-ups in environmental sciences & energy; research institute & public health; software development and solutions; urban planning & architecture; socioeconomic development and change
Travel Fellowships for Research Students
Students planning to conduct field research in Nepal in relation to their degree can apply for funding through the MIT-South Asia Program.
MIT-South Asia can provide travel funding for faculty-led workshops and field trips in the area of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship - where students learn about the subject at MIT and in-country, working with peers on the ground. Funding is limited to 6 students and determined on a case-by-case basis. Please note that faculty funds are available to MIT faculty only.
Areas of Research and Internships
Environmental Science and Energy
Research Institutes and Public Health
Software Development and Solutions
Urban Planning and Architecture
Socioeconomic Development and Change
Internships and Research at MIT-India
MIT-South Asia | Nepal Global Seed Funds
MIT-South Asia's Global Seed Funds program supports MIT's global engagement by promoting collaborations between MIT faculty and researchers and their counterparts in South Asia.
Meet Your Managing Director
Get in touch with Nureen Das, Managing Director for MIT-South Asia, to get your questions answered.