Nepal Mountain Academy

Contact Information

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Nepal Mountain Academy at Thapagaun, Bijulibazaar Kathmandu, was established in 2002 under the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation. It is affiliated with FOM and Tribhuvan University. It provides courses of study in mountaineering, mountaineering science, and adventure tourism that promote coordination and conduct academic activities.

Academic programs at Nepal Mountain Academy:

Bachelor of Mountaineering Studies:

Four-year undergraduate program of management studies, social science, pure sciences, related tourism, and developing subject-specific core competencies to work as a professional, vocational, and entrepreneurial.

Master of Adventure Tourism Studies:

Two years, four semesters, and 73 credits. It imparts professional skills and knowledge in adventure, mountain, and climbing tourism, innovation, and sustainability in the tourism economy.

Master of Science in Mountain and Mountaineering Science:

It is a two-year, four-semester program to convey scientific research to address opportunities and challenges in climbing and mountain science. This program is aimed at serving the tourism sector through hiking and climbing. The total course of study is 64 credits.


The facilities provided by Nepal Academy are as follows:
  • Esteemed team of Associate experts/faculty, guest lectures, field experts,
  • hiking training for coaches and experts,
  • International Collaboration and international student admissions,
  • Gears are provided by the academy,
  • Research and publications,
  • Highly furnished classrooms,
  • Computer Lab,
  • Library,
  • Climbing wall facilities provided by the academy,
  • Organized Outdoor sports.


Why to choose this Academy?

  1. Established under the Ministry of culture, tourism, and civil aviation.
  2. The original Mountain University of Nepal.
  3. Affiliated to Tribhuvan University, Nepal tourism board, Nepal National Mountain Guide Association, Trekking agencies association of Nepal, and Kathmandu Environmental education project.
  4. BMS, MATS, M.Sc. MMS Programs in Bachelor and Masters level. 
  5. Training for ski courses, trekking guide courses, high climbing training, safety, and first aid training, instructors.

Extra Information

Additional information about Nepal Academy are as follows:
  • Counseling from experts are available in this academy.
  • Research facilitations.
  • Involvement in nationally recognized events and activities.
  • Research grants and incentives.

The various programs at NMA are as follows:

Master of Science in Mountain and Mountaineering Science

Bachelor of Mountaineering Studies