ISSJS.2020 - Winter Prorgam

This 11 days program is designed to cater the needs of third and fourth year undergraduate students, graduate students, degree holders, PhD Candidates, Professors and faculty in Religion, Philosophy, South Asian Studies and Anthropology and other related subjects (history, art, music, public health, bio-ethics, education, management etc.), high school teachers and professional Jains who desire to have experiential immersions in Jain Philosophy, way of life and their relevance in today’s world.

Dates Class size Places of stay Fees
28 Dec, 2020 – 7 Jan, 2021 20 Ahmedabad and Pune US$ 100*

  • This program is available to the persons registered with any university/college/institute as undergraduate or graduate students, PhD candidates, professors and faculty members as well as to the high school teachers and professional Jains.
  • ISJS provides full lodging (twin shared), boarding (Jain vegetarian wholesome food), Wi-Fi at a common place and inland travel (three tier AC train or AC bus) in India associated with the program.
  • The program also includes visit to Jain temples, family visit, interaction with Jain saints, and visit to a Jain pilgrimage Palitana
  • All other costs including air travel to India and back, visa and medical insurance, stay in India prior to or after the program and all personal expenses including personal visit/expenses, medical and toiletries are to be borne by the candidate himself/herself.
  • *This fee (US$ 100 or it’s equivalents in INR) need to pay in advance through a cross check (cheque) payable to “International School for Jain Studies”. The amount will be refunded to the candidate after successful completion of program on the last day.
  • Candidates who withdraw from the program during the currency of the program shall forfeit remainder tuition fee.
  • ISJS does not provide any stipend or financial assistance to any participant.

  • Afternoon Sessions for group discussions.
  • Course material i.e. Selected Papers and Notes in soft copy (electronic form) in three volumes is available online (
  • ISJS will receive participants only from Airport (who will arrive between the time slot mention in the acceptance letter). Participants need to pay for the transportation form center to Airport/Railway/Bus station.

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