CommunityKathmandu Metropolitan City
ProgramKathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM)
Case TypeProgram Stories
RegionAsia, Global, Nepal
Kathmandu University (KU) is an autonomous, public institution established in 1991. The university’s mission statement is “to provide quality education for leadership”. The vision is “to become a world-class university devoted to bringing knowledge and technology to the service of mankind”.
On behalf of KU, the Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM) Policy Lab and Master of Public Policy and Management joined EPIC-N in 2021. The University used the EPIC Model to engage students in the Regional Planning, Local Development and Land-Use Planning (Rural and Urban), Evidence-based Policy Making and Planning courses of the Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) Program with the City Planning Commission of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) to study land use and intensity in the commercialized areas.
Fun Facts about Kathmandu University
Year EPIC Program Established | 2021
Country | Nepal
Public or Private Institution | Public
Number of students at institution | 1,268
2021 | Kathmandu Metropolitan City
Purna B. Nepali, PhD.
Associate Professor and Program Director
Kathmandu University School of Management