INSTITUTE PROFILE (ང་བཅས་ཀྱི་སྐོར་ལས)

(1)   Ugyen International Language and Culture Training Institute

Ugyen International Language and Culture Training Institute is registered training institute with Ministry of Labour and human Resources licensed by Ministry of Trade and Economic Affairs in the year 2015 which is based in Thimphu Plaza, Building 4th floor, Changlam Road, Thimphu City, Capital of Bhutan.

It offers intensive Chinese programs that prepare individuals for using Chinese Mandarin Language in the real world. Our programs are based on current research in the fields of language training, acquisition, learning and assessment. The Institute believes in quality service rather than quantity. It assures quality service by facilitating most advanced equipment and tools required for faculties and staffs.

We give Chinese instruction which helps in enhancing your capability in speaking Chinese Mandarin Language which is also spoken language all around the world; in an academic or professional context and about all the foreign culture and domestic culture.

The institute also offers tourism and hospitality management courses like Cultural Tourist Guiding, national certificate level II (NC – II), Trekking Guide NC – III, Front Office course (both NC-II & NC-III), Housekeeping (both NC-II & NC-III), Food and Beverages course (both NC-II & NC-III), Food Production course (both NC-II & NC-III) and also Buddhism and Iconography courses.

Institute’s Staff and the Trainers

C.E.O – Khempo Ugyen La

Training Manager – Mr. Pema Tshewang

Adm. – Mr. Nidup Dorji

Trainer – Mr. Suresh Gurung, Tourism and Hospitality Management (commonly known as Loja)

Trainer – Mr. Sither Tshering, Trekking Guide

Trainer –  Mr. Lhap Dorji, First Aid (Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital)

Trainer –  Mr. Churamani Sharma, Government and its Economy/Current &  World Affairs

Trainer – Mr. Ngawang gyeltshen, Flora and Fauna (Ranger at Forestry Department)

Trainer – Mr. Tshewang Thinley, Dzongkha, Culture & Driglam Namzha teacher at Babesa Middle Secondary School.

(2)  Experience of a Trainer

a. Khempo Ugyen La

Khenpo Ugyen Tashi is currently serving as Chinese Language Course and Buddhism teacher. As a Chinese Mandarin Language Trainer he had a experience of more than 15 years teaching Bodhisattva caryavatara (Bodhisattva Deeds) which was founded by the Shanti Dewa to Taiwanese.

Dharma class will be offered at free of cost.

b. Mr. Suresh Gurung (Loja)

Education Background                        

The European Training Center for Hospitality and Tourism, Modul Institute, Vienna, Austria (2005 – 2007)

Graduated from prestigious Modul School of International Hospitality and Tourism with distinction.

Team representative for speech, communication and writing for all major class presentations.

Conducted and lectured junior classes in the final year.

Guiding Techniques & Environmental Ethics, Salzburg, Austria (July 2004)

Participated in a course on tour guiding technicalities and ethics covering both cultural and environmental.

c. Mr. Sither Tshering

      Major Experiences/Training:

worked in Tourism Industry since 1986 to present.


One of the most seasoned trekking guide in the country who has done the snowman trek 26 times of which 18 were successfully completed.

d. Mr. Lhap Dorji


Bachelor In Nursing

Dayananda Sagar College of Nursing, Ragiv Gandi University of health and sciences, Bengaluru.(2007-2011)

Currently working as a clinical nurse in JDWNRH from January 2013 till date.

e. Mr. Churamani Sharma


  • Worked at Ugyen Academy for 8 years.
  • Working at Nima Higher Secondary School for last 6 years.
  • Teacher of Mathematics and Economics
  • Assisted with daily assignments.
  • Assisted students, faculty, and staff on conduct of examinations.
  • Coordinated activities of students in the class XI to class XII grade.
  • Assigned lessons, corrected papers, and heard oral presentations.
  • Analyzed and improved Economics and Mathematics departments results in standardized tests.
  • Worked with children from 17 to 20 years of age.

Supervised and evaluated well -being of each child and managed their educational development.

f. Mr. Ngawang Gyeltshen


Diploma in Forestry , Natural Resources Training Institute

(NRTI)  Lobesa, Punakha, Bhutan (July1992-June1995)

Post Graduate Diploma in Agro-biosystems, (Plant Taxonomy) Khon Kaen University, Thailand. (June 2009-March 2010)

Date of Joining Service : 1st July 1995

g. Mr. Tshewang Thinley


2013-2014         PGDE in Paro College of Education/NIE along with Driglam Namzha course, Paro, Bhutan.

1996-2005         Mastered in Tibetan Buddhism at Nyingma Institute, Taktse, Sikkim, India for 10 years

1987 – 1995      Studied Kuenzob in Zhemgang Dratsang.

Office and Class location:

Thimphu Plaza, Building 4th, F. Main Town, Changlam Road, Thimphu.

Near the Taxi and City Bus Station, it is very convenient even if you want to ride by a City Bus or Taxi it only takes 2 minutes of walk to reach our office.

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