If you are doing your PhD thesis about Nepal or want to research something that is related to Nepali culture/people/geography VCD Nepal offers an unique opportunity to international researchers, university Professor,  graduates, post-graduates and individuals.

We will provide a professional, local coordinator from the same community to assist you with any questions and needs. You will have a chance to be just like one of the locals from the community and experience a new culture!

 AGE – 17 yrs+  

REQUIREMENT – You must provide us your academic details and the reason of research. Also, Patience and open mind with a genuine interest of other cultures.

 PROJECT OPERATES –  All year round

DURATION – 1 week –  4 months

YOUR ACCOMMODATION – Your accommodation will be arranged at a local host family. They will provided you a clean private room with bed. You have to share room with other volunteers. Most of the family have Nepali style toilet and bathroom. Free WI-FI is available at some of the host families.

MEALS – You will be provided (dal/bhat) authentic Nepali meal two times a day (Breakfast & Dinner) and one light meal(lunch) at the family. Most family offers vegetarian meal. Tea is served few times a day.

WORKING HOURS – You will be working 4-6  hours a day, Six days a week, Saturday is the day off. It is community based research program so you can fix daily schedule after taking with local guide on mutual understanding.

Individual – 200 Per week
2 – 4 People – 180 Per week/Per Person
Large Group(At least 5 or above) – 160 Euros Per week/Per Person


– A local guide with fluent in English speaking
– Accommodation and 2 meals a day at a local family(but if you travel far and must stay in a hotel you must pay for accommodation and meals for yourself and guide)
– Public transportation to and from Kathmandu( If your research field is out of Kathmandu valley you are responsible for travel expenses for yourself and the guide),
– Basic Nepali language and cultural information regarding on your field research
– Airport pick up and drop off.



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