MICD, Master in International Cooperation and Development in Nepal, is a post-graduate and multi-disciplinary program aiming to provide students with competencies and skills necessary to contribute to a varied area for development and humanitarian response in Nepal and in the International scenario. The Master’s Program is designed to equip learners with both the academic background necessary to approach development in a critical way, and the project management skills needed by NGOs, INGOs, development agencies and public institutions.
Starting from 2012, The Master’s Program is offered jointly by Mid-western University (MU) and the International School of Advanced Studies (ISAS), in academic and technical cooperation with the University of Pavia in Italy, the University Institute for Advanced Studies (IUSS) and the Cooperation and Development Network of Pavia (CDN).
MICD is a partner of the Cooperation and Development Network of Pavia (CDN), which consists of five similar Master’s Programs offered in different continents.
The Network represents a unique resource for organizing joint academic activities among partner institutions, enhancing the mobility of teaching faculty and facilitating the exchange of students for attending seminars, pursuing internships and carrying out research activities.