Masters Program in Labor Studies, Tribhuvan University

Kirtipur, Kathmandu
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Salient Features

  • Qualified faculty members

Admission Guidelines

Master in Labor Studies opens new admission annually and the form entailing admission guideline and application form can be acquired from the office of the program coordinator or dean's office.

An eligibility test will produce a merit list following which 50 students will be admitted to the program each year.


Master in Labor Studies is offered under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences through autonomous Masters program. The Master program has been initiated as a discipline under the faculty in 2020 AD with a vision to provide formal training in addressing the burgeoning labor issues of the country. 

The program came into existence after much consultation with related stakeholders in the field of national and international labor relationship including various trade and employers unions. The process followed interaction with the world class universities with experience in labor studies namely, Chinese University of Labor Relation; the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, and University of Kassel, Germany. Similarly, the program coordinators also interacted with an international network of trade unions along with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, and the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the same.

The program that comprises of a total of 63 credit hours covers the topics under labor migration, labor diplomacy, labor sociology, labor laws as well as national and international labor issues.