Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
Established in 1959, Tribhuvan University (TU) is a pioneering institution of higher education in Nepal. During its history, the state-owned university has expanded its programs in different disciplines. There are five technical institutes and four general faculties, currently offering more than 2,400 courses: 300 certificate courses, 1,079 Bachelor’s courses, and 1,000 Master’s courses. Both technical institutes and general faculties offer Ph.D. programs in different disciplines.
CNRD Master’s program at TU
The objective of the M.Sc. in Disaster Risk Management is to develop and enhance managers and development practitioners’ capabilities in managing and mitigating disasters and linking disaster risk management with contemporary development practices by advancing and imparting multi-disciplinary knowledge. The program is structured as a foundation course (1st semester), application course (2nd semester), specialization course (electives in 2nd and 3rd semesters), and research work (as project work and thesis in the 3rd and 4th semesters).
Nagendra Raj Sitoula