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K2A Online Academy

The K2A Online Academy aims to understand what sustainable development means and how to contribute to its advancement in the landscape across South Asia, especially in the post-pandemic context.

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Using key concepts from development studies and design thinking in combination with peer-to-peer learning (across contexts and disciplines) we will enable converting cutting edge-knowledge about SDGs into action. The program will involve essential voices from South Asia, of academicians, decision-makers, civil society, and importantly, from the grassroots level as well as excellent communicators coming in as skill trainers.


Academics (students as well as senior researchers) and young working professionals from all disciplines. This course is open to participants from Switzerland and South Asian countries like Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Maldives, and Myanmar who are eligible to apply.

Time commitment

Join us 3 days a week, 4 hours a day over 3 weeks aiming to contribute to a better understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and for the better translation of this knowledge into action.

Start Date: 8th January 2023

End Date: 28th January 2023

Deadline for applications: 30th November 2022


Languages: English