HUC Summit of Members Institutions’ Vice Chancellors/Rectors/Presidents at ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal.


AT the HUC Summit, to be held from 28- 30 October 2015 at Kathmandu, Nepal, the Secretariat of the Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) will bring together Chairmen of the University Grants Commission/ Higher Education Commission/ China Scholarship Council  (UGC/HEC/ CSC) from its regional member countries along with Vice Chancellors/Rectors/Presidents/ Directors/ Heads of the existing and potential HUC member Universities/ Institutions in the Hindu Kush Himalaya and beyond.

The purpose of the meeting is to

  • Bring together Chairmen of UGC/ HEC/ CSC and Heads of leading regional and mountains focused academic/research institutions of HUC for collaborative research, education and capacity building on the mountains issues 
  • To review and sign the HUC charter 
  • To encourage Summit participants to guide the HUC regional forum in formulating strategy and action plan on mountain research and curricula to meet national and regional needs
  • To develop and produce regional scholar leaders on HKH and promote evidence based decisions on highlands and lowlands and the regional development

Contact information 

HUC Secretariat, ICIMOD
P.O. 3226. Kathmandu. Nepal