Study tour: Ayurveda Nutrition Therapy in India - Food as Medicine

Study Ayurveda at universities in the country of origin

The study tour on Ayurveda dietetics and phytotherapy was developed by Kerstin Rosenberg in collaboration with India's leading professor of Dravyaguna (nutrition and herbal therapy), Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari, now director of the renowned All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Delhi/India. The travel group is accompanied by Kerstin Rosenberg and receives daily lessons in theory and practice. Thus, the participants deepen their knowledge of the therapeutic application of food, spices and herbs. The knowledge of menu composition and preparation of dietetic food is deepened every day in practical cooking units on Ayurvedic healing cuisine.

The intensive program is designed as an advanced training for Ayurvedic nutritionists, therapists and physicians. The study program includes 6 hours of daily instruction in theory and practice from selected Ayurvedic specialists and professors, as well as field trips.

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The date of the trip will be announced in September 2023. it is planned for the end of February 2024.

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- Theory and practice of Ayurvedic nutritional therapy and dietary cuisine
- preparation of dietary recipes according to food properties
- preparation forms of Ayurvedic medicinal food (Manda, Peya, Vilepi, Yavagu) according to individual disease indication
- preparation procedures, recipes and application of Ayurvedic herbal preparations
- guided tours through the herb garden of the university
- detailed diet plans and recipes for nutritional diseases: Digestive tract, diabetes, pediatrics, gynecology, skin diseases, allergies, obesity, respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, neurological and psychological disorders, migraine, tinnitus, etc.
- Nourishing concepts for the support of heavy and chronic illnesses
- case examples and practice work with patients


That everything is in the study journey fee of EUR 1940 thereby:
- Two-week study journey (Do - Do) with 11 days Ayurveda instruction in each case from 10.00 - approx. 17.30 o'clock at Tilak Ayurveda College in Pune and All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi or in Goa (min. 100 UE)
- course certificates of both universities
- lunch buffet on the campus on the class days
- domestic flight from Pune to Delhi on 5 March 2023 (max. 15 kg check in luggage, surcharge for more weight not included) -> If you book after 31.12.2023 the flight is not included approx. EUR 80,- until then the flight will be booked by us as part of a group booking quasi as an early booking discount.
- Airport transfer in Delhi (outbound flight) (only if the flights recommended by us are booked)
- Excursions and tours to Ayurvedic Herbal Garden, Spice Market, hospitals, temples and insider shopping addresses
- Tour guide and translation by Kerstin Rosenberg and accompaniment

Other costs (individual and not included in the tour price):
- Hotel (We make a suggestion: in Pune in a simple hotel for 9 nights and in Delhi in a 4* hotel practically near the metro to AIIA for 4 nights. The cost of the proposed hotels will be announced in Sept '23.
- Breakfast, dinner and meals on non-class days.
- International round trip airfare to India, visa fees
- Transportation to/from airport (exception transfer in Delhi when changing location).
- Taxi / Riksha / Metro from hotel to campus
- additional nights in Delhi if necessary if flight is the following day.

For whom?

- Ayurvedic nutritionists, cooks and therapists
- doctors, alternative practitioners and Ayurvedic physicians


Kerstin Rosenberg Porträt
Kerstin Rosenberg
Dr. Mihir Hajarnavis
Tanuja Nesari
Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari

Price info

Seminar fee from € 1940

Please note the price information at the respective module dates.

plus room and board - only for attendance dates in Birstein

On the campus of the European Academy of Ayurveda there are guest houses available. For your overnight stay during the training you can choose from rooms of different categories. Ayurvedic full board from our organic kitchen is included in the room price.

Final payment

By invoice: Due 14 days before the start of the seminar

Procedure and travel advice

Course of the study trip
23.02.2023: Arrival in Pune/India
24.02.2023: Arrival in Pune
25.02. - 04.03.2023: Study program at Tilak Ayurveda Collage in Pune (8 days/ 70 UE)
05.03.2023: Travel from Pune to Delhi
06.03. - 08.03.2023: Study program at the All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi (3 days/30 UE). End approx. 17.00 h.


Further information about the journey
You are welcome to coordinate your journey to India in such a way that you book your flight from Frankfurt-Delhi-Pune together with Kerstin Rosenberg. Kerstin flies on 23.02.2023 with Vistara ( to Delhi (departure 20:20 h) and further to Pune with AirIndia (departure 12:55 h)

We recommend the return flight with Vistara on 09.03.2023 from Delhi to Frankfurt (direct flight) (departure 14:05 h).
Open jaw flights bookable e.g. via (not bookable via like this!)

If you want to choose this itinerary, we will gladly book your hotel room in Delhi (with surcharge) until 09.03.2023.
(Alternatively there is a more expensive return flight still on 08.03.23 at night with Lufthansa.)


Visa and entry requirements

Generally an electronic visa is required for India. Please apply in time.

Due to the Corona pandemic, travelers are also required to make a declaration of their health status. As of November 2022, German nationals require proof of complete vaccination against Covid-19 or a PCR test (max. 72h old).

Please inform yourself about the current entry requirements before you apply, because they can change daily. Helpful links:

German Foreign Office

Immigration Department of the Indian Government

Mandatory self-reporting of health status

At a glance

Required previous knowledge:
Ayurveda nutrition and health advisor or basic studies Ayurveda medicine

12 Days 108 learning hrs of which 98 hrs presence

from € 1940
Plus board and lodging if applicable

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