Summer School: International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS)

As a proud alumna of the International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS 6W) I share this announcement of its forthcoming 14th edition.
The 6-Week program for Professors and Graduate Students in Delhi and Jaipur is scheduled for June 12th – July 21st, 2018. The application deadline is 31.03, for more details about available programs (including forms) please visit the ISJS website.

ISSJS is designed for undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, full time faculty and teachers who are willing to pursue the study of multiple aspects of Jainism: history, philosophy, religion, art, culture, anthropology, yoga, meditation and the concept of ahiṃsā /nonviolence. The school provides independent research opportunities, includes field trips, stays at educational institutions and temple properties, meetings with Jain professionals, nuns and monks. Financial assistance is available for selected participants.

This year besides the 3-, 4- and 6-week study program offers, additional two are designed for educators: Teaching for Peace and the Uberoi Teacher Training Insitute.
6 Week Program for Professors and Graduate Students (June 12th – July 21st,
2018 | Delhi, Jaipur), has transferable 4 credit units.
4 Week Program for Undergraduates (June 8th – July 6th, 2018 | Delhi, Jaipur, Aligarh),  has transferable 3 credit units.
3 Week Seminar for Professors and Graduate Students in Jaina Yoga  (July
1st – July 21st, 2018 | Delhi, Haridwar, Ladnun) has transferable 3 credit units – as a part of the LMU Yoga Studies Master of Arts degree is open to a select number of auditors interested in Jain meditation including textual (Tattvarthasutra, Yogadristisamuccaya, Yogashastra) and experiential (Preksha-dhyana) traditions; contact: Professor Chris Chapple (
Teaching for Peace (July 8th – July 29th, 2018 | Delhi, Jaipur, Jalgaon, Pune), open to K-12 teachers who want to learn how to teach constructive alternatives to violence.
Uberoi Teacher Training Institute (UTTI) (July 4th – July 25th, 2018 | Delhi, Amritsar, Haridwar, Sarnath) – study Jainism in Delhi, Sikhsim in Amritsar, Hinduism in Haridwar, and Buddhism in Sarnath.

4 Replies to “Summer School: International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS)”

  1. Sir,
    I very lately came across this notice, and I wonder whether I could get a chance to join this programme as an undergraduate student from DU with a major in Philosophy.

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