Fiona Demmingway, Class of 2014

International Student Exchange Program


Kathmandu College of Management - KCM offers one semester Student Exchange Program (KCM SEP) which allows participating students to experience a new culture while learning minimum 1 course on campus.

Frequently Asked Questions to help you embark on your voyage to the Land of Mt.Everest.


Who can apply?

Any student pursuing their Bachelors degree or equivalent from a recognized univeristy/college.

Email to: communications@kcm.edu.np

  • Approval letter from home institution highlighting the no. of credits completed
  • Copy of passport
  • Evidence of Financial support

KCM offers stimulating subjects for students majoring in Finance & Banking and Marketing

Undergraduate & Graduates students can study for minimum 1 semester from the many stimulating subjects offered at KCM

You can select any one semester from the link below:


Spring Semester: January to June
Apply by 15 October

Fall Semester: August to December
Apply by 15 May

  • Receive acceptance letter
  • Apply for student buddy program

(To apply, write to: communications@kcm.edu.np)

  • Start visa processing
  • Pay Tuition

All students participating in the KCM-SEP have the option of joining the student buddy program. The student buddy program will connect you to 1 KCM student before arriving to Kathmandu. The student will be a local from the city who can advise you on your travel plans and help you during your stay here. Your student buddy will receive you at the airport when you arrive and guide you around the city.

The fee structure will be calculated after submission of the application form, on the basis of semester selected. The fees must be transferred to KCM’s bank account before arrival. All details will be provided upon enrollment.

The travel costs depends on the airline selected. There are many carriers that connect Kathmandu across the globe. The major carriers are:

  1. Nepal Airlines
  2. Thai Airways
  3. Qatar Airways


Yes, all candidates applying to KCM require a valid visa before starting their studies.

For students from India, there are no visa requirements. A valid national identification document is a must.

For further information: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/study-visa

Arrive for orientation 1 week before regular classes

Accommodation $150-$350 per month
Groceries and eating out $100+ per month
Phone and internet Unlimited Wi-fi is available on campus
Public transportation $10 - $40 per month
Student Visa http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/study-visa
Note: Costs are indicative only and will vary according to your lifestyle and preferences.

If you plan to visit Nepal during the Fall semester at KCM then you will be greeted by very pleasant monsoon season. You can be prepared by bringing warm clothing and waterproof jackets, shoes, etc. The weather will get colder by the end of the year.

If Spring semester is your choice, then you will witness blooming natural beauty. The days are quite warm so selecting light clothes is advised.

Incoming students are responsible for arranging health and accident insurance coverage at their own country of residency prior to their arrival for the KCM-SEP. KCM will not be liable for any loss or damage of personal belongings and any injury sustained to oneself. Nepal is a center of attractions. So, while you are here, you can visit various places and discover the culture and tradition along with sight-seeing.


Student Exchange Desk
E communications@kcm.edu.np
E kcm@kcm.edu.np
T +977 1 5201997
Facebook facebook.com/kcm.edu.np
Resource person
Dr. Maria Emerita I. Shrestha
Vice Principal
E indira@kcm.edu.np