Minerva Schools at KGI, one of the most innovative institutions in the world, announces the commencement of admissions to its undergraduate courses for the academic year 2017-2018. The online application form is free of cost and the selection will be based on merit. The last date for the submission of forms is March 15, 2017, for all courses.
Minerva offers an innovative undergraduate programme that combines four years of world travel with rigorous, interdisciplinary study. Minerva prepares intellectually curious, motivated and driven students, for success in a dynamic global future.
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Minerva provides students the opportunity to choose from five different majors – Social Sciences, Computational Sciences, Natural Sciences, Arts and Humanities and Business.
All classes at Minerva are intimate (with a maximum of 18 students), discussion based and active learning seminars.
Minerva students live in seven major cities – San Francisco, London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Seoul, Hyderabad and Taipei – during their four years of study, developing the nuanced perspective and understanding needed in the modern global economy. At each of these locations, students participate in site-specific programs that push them to apply concepts learned in class to real-world scenarios.
The programming in each city deepens students understanding of the academic material and reinforces practical skills while cultivating vital character traits like empathy, resilience, and accountability.
The annual tuition fee at Minerva is US$ 12,500.
Details of the courses:
Majors – Social Sciences, Computational Sciences, Natural Sciences, Arts and Humanities and Business. All the majors are highly interdisciplinary and are appropriate for a wide variety of career paths.
Each of the six majors further bifurcate into five or six different concentrations for students to choose from. For instance, business majors can choose from New Business Ventures, Scalable Growth, Enterprise Management, Brand Management, Strategic Finance and Managing Operational Complexity.
Tuition Fee: $12,500 per annum (does not include living and travel expenses)
Last Date of Application: March 15, 2017
Founded in 2012 by Ben Nelson and former Harvard University dean and renowned psychologist Dr. Stephen M. Kosslyn, the Minerva Schools at KGI was set up to provide an extraordinary Liberal Arts and Sciences education to top students around the world.