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

Study Ayurveda at universities in the country of origin

The study tour on Ayurvedic dietetics and phytotherapy takes place under the guidance of India's leading professor of Dravyaguna (nutrition and herbal therapy), Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari, at the renowned All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Delhi/India. The travel group will be accompanied by Kerstin Rosenberg and will receive daily lessons in theory and practice. Thus the participants deepen their knowledge about 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 teaching in theory and practice by Prof. Dr. Tanuja Nesari and her team as well as excursions to other Ayurvedic institutions.

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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.
- Nutritional concepts to support severe and chronic diseases
- case studies and practical work with patients

For whom?

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


Kerstin Rosenberg Porträt
Kerstin Rosenberg
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

Important travel information

Finally back to India! Since autumn 2021 the entry to India is possible again for tourists and students. Here you will find some important information for your travel preparation for the study trip.

In general, a visa is required for India. Due to the Corona pandemic, travelers are also required to register their arrival online in advance and provide a declaration of their health status.

Please check the current entry requirements before you register, as they can change daily. Helpful links:

German Foreign Office

Immigration Department of the Indian Government

Information from the Indian Embassy about relaxation of visa and travel restrictions for foreign tourists, as of fall 2021

Entry registration

Mandatory self-declaration 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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