- To provide URI students with firsthand direct international nonviolence and peace psychology training experiences within the context of a post-conflict society-building efforts in Nepal.
- To offer opportunities to engage in collaborative training and cultural exchange experiences between URI and Nepalese students, and leaders of community development organizations.
- To introduce students to the geography, ecology, economy, culture, and the spiritual, social, political, and human dimensions of Nepal.
Nepal Alternative Spring Break Description
The URI Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies is again offering this unique international nonviolence peace training and cultural education experience as a COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK for URI students. This tour is available to a limited number of students who wish to experience an ancient culture located in the heart of the Himalayan region of the world, in the midst of resolving modern political conflict through nonviolent peace-building.
The program will run mid-March, during the URI semester spring break. Specific travel dates to be determined. This study abroad experience is offered exclusively through the the Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies in cooperation with URI’s Office of International Education.
Learn more about Nepal
- Nepal Profile
- National Geographic Guide
- Lonely Planet Guide
- Trek Earth Photos
- History of Nepal
- U.S. Dept. of State Profile