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Krea Summer School

Learning beyond boundaries

Pre-registration for the 2024 intake now open

Krea Summer School (KSS) is a week-long immersive residential programme that introduces students to a wide variety of established and emerging fields of inquiry not covered in school curricula. At KSS broaden your perspective, deepen your interests and get a glimpse into the world of higher learning.


1 Week, 30+ hours (of academics and experiential workshops)

Suitable for

Students from grade 9 to grade 12


21 to 28 April


Rs 35,000
(inclusive of food and accommodation)

A one-week summer learning experience

Krea Summer School - 2024

This year we are offering the following programmes


Hide and Seek


Mathematics, Computer Science

Themes/Topics covered

Logic, Cryptography, Graph Theory, Data Analytics and Visualisation (using R), A Glimpse into Machine Learning, Numbers at Different Scales


Missed A Spot!


Centre for Writing and Pedagogy, Literature

Themes/Topics covered

Close Reading, Analytical Skills, Visual Studies, Science Writing, Academic Writing, Poetry Appreciation


The World Around Us


History, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Media Studies, Writing and Communication

Themes/Topics covered

Sense, Space, and Design, Science Communications, Social Media, Doing History, India and the World, Data Analysis, Popular Culture, Gender in Media

Krea Summer School Microsite - 3


  • Local excursion: ISRO/ Pulicat Lake 
  • Drawing and clay workshop
  • Movement and voice workshop
  • Stargazing and nature walk
  • Campus sports facilities: Tennis/Futsal/Badminton/Volleyball/Cricket

Why Krea?

In a world that’s unpredictable and where challenges are novel and unscripted, we are creating future leaders who are resilient, adaptable and ethical. At Krea, students gear up not only for immediate employability but also for lifelong leadership. Graduates from Krea are empowered to face disruption and solve complex world challenges with creativity and skills.

At Krea, learning is an intellectual adventure

  • Founded by the finest of minds
  • Guided by multi-faceted faculty
  • Led by Interwoven Learning
  • Packed with immersive experiential learning
  • Supported by global collaborations
  • Housed at a sustainable green campus
  • Backed by IFMR’s legacy of 50+years

Niiti Consulting

Niiti Consulting is a social business consulting firm with a dedicated team of consultants and domain experts who provide implementation focussed research and strategy support for organisations, social start-ups, foundations, and institutions. Since its inception in 2009 as India’s first for-profit and virtual social enterprise, the team at Niiti has worked with a vast and diverse set of projects, ranging from research and documentation to impact evaluation to capacity building. Since 2015, Niiti has also initiated several projects to bring key issues like gender, water, constitution, etc, into the mainstream narrative.

In the past, the team at Niiti has worked with several organisations on creating and distributing content in a time and cost-efficient manner, yet having a deep impact on intended stakeholders, often with a call to impact. Some of them include, the Voice of experience project with Villgro, the outreach strategy on social entrepreneurship design, and support in execution of the Urban India Conference 2011 for Indian Institute for Human Settlements, a blue book of capturing best practices to impact young men and boys with Rohini Nilekani Foundation, to name a few.


Located within Sri City, an integrated business hub, this 40-acre green campus, away from the urban chaos, provides an ideal environment for fostering intellectual and creative pursuits.

Take a tour of our campus, here


High-school students from grade 9 to 12 of all educational boards can apply for the programme

This year the one week-long programme will be held from 21-28 April, 2024

The residential programme will be conducted on Krea University campus, situated 55 km from Chennai

The participants will be awarded a Krea certificate of participation at the conclusion of the programme

The food and accommodation are included in the programme fee

The organisers will share the relevant onboarding information with all participants closer to the start of the programme


Applications will open shortly, interested applicants can pre-register for the programme at the moment.

For further enquiries, please contact [email protected]  or [email protected]