A center of excellence for Bhutanese and Himalayan Studies in consistent with GNH values.

“The ILCS aspires to be a Centre of Excellence in higher learning and research in areas of language and culture, and be a Premier Institution for preserving and promoting the unique cultural heritage of Bhutan, so as to maintain its relevance as a source of values and inspiration for a society in transformation”.


  • Provide innovative and enabling opportunities for individuals to grow, thrive, and contribute,
  • Preserve and promote the rich cultural heritage of Bhutan,
  • Create a reservior of indigenous knowledge,
  • Promote research, critical thinking and scientific temper, and
  • Produce intellectually, socially, and emotionally competent graduates.


  • Conduct research on Bhutan’s values and principles, culture/traditions, and history
  • Cultivate collaborative learning experience
  • Incorporate cross-curricular enquiry to foster deep learning
  • Integrate problem solving and life skills
  • Promote creativity and innovation
  • Develop resilience and adaptability
  • Develop oral and written communication skills
  • Provide opportunities to exhibit leadership qualities
  • Encourage involvement in community work
  • Foster social and environmental consciousness