YES: Youth, Environment, Sustainability
(Age requirement: 16 -18 years. Students aged up to 15 years can be considered on a case-to-case basis.)


What is the YES Programme?

We talk a lot about sustainability, but what does that word actually mean? Is it a personal choice or a movement and legal construct that governments need to adopt? Is there such a thing as a 'sustainable lifestyle', or is it just a fad? Is it possible to practice ‘sustainable’ housing and agriculture while sheltering and feeding the billions of people on Earth?

Our week-long ‘YES: Youth, Environment, Sustainability’ Programme will help you explore these topics and more.

How does it work?

You will participate in interactive discussions, field trips, role plays, debates, and workshops conducted by experts in the field — activists, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, practitioners, and academicians. At YES, you will learn from these experts alongside students from around the world, giving you valuable insight into how different cultures approach sustainable living.

At the end of the programme, you will be equipped to make informed and sustainable choices, enabling you to lead projects of change within your community and beyond. The programme will also enable you to bring a change within to be a changemaker.

The focus areas in the past years have included:
  •   Solid Waste Management
  •   Food and Agriculture
  •   Sustainable Human Habitats
  •   Conservation in a Human Landscape



MUWCI is situated in the Western Ghats, a world biodiversity hotspot outside the city of Pune. Our campus includes a 120-acre biodiversity reserve and conservation park, offering the perfect venue for students to submerge themselves in the study of the environment and sustainability.

Fees & Scholarship

₹ 35,999 (excluding GST)

Deadline: May 15

Please read the Terms & Conditions thoroughly before applying. If you have any questions or want to enquire about scholarships, you can write to [email protected].