Gaia University
Gaia University
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Commenced:
01/05/2004
Submitted:
07/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
MX
Website:
www.gaiauniversity.org
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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Gaia University

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Intentional Communities, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Degree and diploma programs for students of permaculture and ecosocial design

Project Description

From the website: - Gaia University is a unique un-institution for higher learning. We offer access to accredited degrees and diplomas arising from your work in personal and planetary transformation. Through action learning you pursue a pathway of your own design - in the location of your choice - while supported by a global network of skilled advisors and mentors. Come join our vibrant international community and learn and unlearn with us through an integral blend of residential intensives, online exchange, digital documentation and hands-on project work.

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