2017 faculty Information

ETSI 2017 Faculty Information

This page contains the program schedule, essential instructions, and required forms that must be completed by the ETSI 2017 faculty. Information on ticketing and traveling are coming soon.

1. Program Schedule for 2017 ETSI Summer Intensive

The course schedules and suggested itineraries could be accessed from the following links.

2. Mandatory Forms

The faculty are strongly requested to fill and submit the following forms within a week of receiving confirmation from their Team Leader.

a. Emergency Contact Information Form

Download this form to provide your contact information and that of someone who can be contacted in an emergency. Also include information for your spouse/partner if you think they may be accompanying you to India. Please e-mail the completed form to: tdolka2@emory.edu (Be sure to list your name as shown in your passport.) Depending on your browser settings, this document may either automatically download to your computer, or you may be asked to select an application to read it.

b. Protected Area Permit (PAP) Application Form

All the Tibetan refugee settlements established in India are classified as Protected Areas by the Government of India. Foreign nationals who wish to visit the monasteries that are located in the Tibetan settlements must have a approved PAP from the Government of India. Obtaining PAP approval takes 3-4 months.

  • Download (PAP form pdf) and fill page 1 of the form. Instructions on how to fill the form are on page 2 and 3.
  • To send the documents via email: Print, sign, and scan the completed form (page 1). Email the scanned copy, along with a copy of your passport's biographical page, and a passport ID photo (jpg, 2"X2") to tdolka2@emory.edu
  • To send the document via mail: Print and sign the completed form (page 1). Send only the completed PAP form and a copy of your passport's biographical page to our office address below. The passport ID photo (jpg, 2"X2") must be sent via email to tdolka2@emory.edu
  • Mailing Address: Emory-Tibet Science Initiative, Mailstop: ETSI-1599-001-1CB, 1599 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322

Note: Because of the lengthy PAP processing time, if there is any possibility that your spouse/partner may be joining you at the monastery, he/she must submit a separate signed PAP form and other above mentioned document with yours.

Depending on your browser settings, this document may either automatically download to your computer, or you may be asked to select an application to read it.  As it is an fillable PDF form, you must download it to your computer and complete it.

c. Liability Waiver (online) Form

Emory University's General Counsel requires all participants in overseas programs to sign liability waivers. This is an online form: please read, answer couple of brief questions, and electronically sign. Spouse/partners accompanying faculty members must sign the form designated for spouses/partners. They should not use the form for faculty members.

1. Liability Waiver form for ETSI faculty members and staff traveling to India

2. Liability Waiver form for Spouses/Partners of ETSI faculty members traveling to India

3. Instructions for Submitting Indian Visa Application

Click here to download the 'Instructions for Submitting Indian Visa Application' for 2017 ETSI Summer Intensive Program participants.

1. Additional Particulars Form

2. CKGS Disclaimer Form

4. Travel Instructions

Click here to download the 'Travel Instructions' for 2017 ETSI Summer Intensive Program participants.

6. Recommended Readings for All ETSI Faculty

Click on this link to download recommended readings. This site is password protected.  If you do not have the password, please contact tdolka2@emory.edu

7. Syllabi for the Summer Intensive Course

 1. Biology Syllabus

2. Neuroscience Syllabus

3. Physics Syllabus