Program Details

Academic Focus: Religion, Biology,Psychology Chemistry, Physics, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology. This program is open to all majors, but may be particularly suitable to science students with academic interests in the majors listed above. Eligibility
Location:
Beijing, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This program offers students the opportunity to join the emerging dialogue between the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of the Inner science of the mind and the western tradition of science of the External world. Participants on this program engage in an exciting experiment in cross-cultural collaboration that has the potential to lead to breakthroughs in a variety of fields. Students will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best teachers in the western and Tibetan traditions, while actively engaging in dialogue with Tibetan monks and nuns who will be studying neuroscience, biology, and physics in the month-long Emory-Tibet Science Initiative. The program takes place in Dharamsala, the heard of the Tibetan exile community in India. No prior knowledge of Tibetan is required.

Academic Focus: Religion, Biology,Psychology Chemistry, Physics, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology. This program is open to all majors, but may be particularly suitable to science students with academic interests in the majors listed above. Eligibility Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA; good academic standing; at least 18 years of age; completion of a full year of college; and currently enrolled in a college/university; BIO 141/142, CHEM 141/142, PHY 141/142 and at least one course in Tibetan or Buddhist studies are helpful but not required. Courses: Students take two courses for a total of 8 credit hours.

The total cost of the program includes an academic fee and a program fee for room, partial board, and insurance).
Cost:
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