stars Nepal alumni study tour 2024
Envisioning Nepal 2030
29-31 October 2024
Kathmandu, Radisson Hotel

stars Nepal Alumni


  • To gain an understanding of Nepal’s economy, business, politics, and society
  • To engage in interactive discussions with senior government officials and business leaders
  • To explore business and investment opportunities in Nepal
  • To recognize Nepal’s expertise for global connections

Key Details

  • Date: 29-31 October 2024
  • Venue: Kathmandu, Radisson Hotel
  • Programme (subject to change): click here
  • Participation fee: CHF 1800 (including accommodation from 29 October to 1 November, meals, local transportation and site visits – see our terms and conditions)
  • Deadline: Please register online as soon as possible but no later than 30 April 2024

Background reading

  • Article about stars alumna Karvika THAPA, Chief Executive Officer, Kimbu Tech
    “Starting a company was not at the top of her mind when she returned to Kathmandu, but when she found that there were so few women in Nepal’s IT sector, Karvika decided to take the risk and work to create quality jobs, especially for women in a male-dominated industry.”
    Returning to Nepal has its rewards
  • Nepal’s government is taking a long-term vision, aiming to graduate from least-developed country status by 2022 and to transform into a developed country by 2043. Nepal hopes to graduate to a middle-income economy by 2030.
    “Envisioning Nepal 2030” provides a general direction for this strategy.
  • stars alumnus Prof. Dr. Markus PRANDINI conducted an educational project with the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) in Dhangadhi in the FarWestern Province of Nepal. In this personal report, Markus writes about his motivation to make a difference through education and what he considers the competencies necessary for any students and future leaders to thrive in the 21st century. Nepal’s vision to progress from a least developed towards a middle-income country will also be in the focus of the stars Nepal alumni study tour.
    Upgrading Education in Nepal: A Personal Report from a stars Alumnus
  • If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact