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Admission to Mukpo Institute

To apply, submit a Mukpo Institute Application and at least three recommendations. Please have your references send their completed recommendation forms directly to the Mukpo Coordinator. There is an application fee of $30, payable via the Karmê Chöling website.

Programs that are part of the Mukpo Institute curriculum may be taken individually, without applying for or enrolling in the entirety of the Mukpo Institute semester. Registration for individual programs within the curriculum is available on the Karmê Chöling website.

Application Deadlines

Dates for the next semester of Mukpo Institute have yet to be determined, based on Karmê Chöling’s new seasonal model.

Applications for Mukpo Institute are rolling and can be submitted at any time. Applicants will automatically be considered for the next semester unless otherwise indicated. Generally, applications submitted less than three weeks before the next semester will be considered for the following semester.

Applicants will be contacted within one month of receiving all application materials, which include:

Please know that Karmê Chöling’s living space is in a converted farmhouse and, like most older homes in northern climates, is prone to mold. Experts have assured us that the molds found at Karmê Chöling are relatively benign. We follow mitigation protocols, but if you are severely immune compromised, please think carefully about your plans to spend time here. We are not able to control some environmental factors at Karmê Chöling.