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Education System Overview

Learn more about Bhutan

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 83 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Bhutan. 

Academic year: February - December

Major school holidays/break: December and January 

Major exam period(s): November

Structure of the University System

  • Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3-5 years
  • The language of instruction in universities: English and Dzongkha
  • Degrees offered: Bachelors and Masters