About us

About us

Purpose amd Values of EIVS

1. Purpose of EIVS (why our school exists) EIVS has the goal to provide a broad presentation of Vedic / Hindu culture through various branches of traditional knowledge such as philosophy, Jyotish, and Ayurveda by courses and extended trainings with Vaidya Atreya Smith. and other teachers. The (...)

EIVS Team

This page shows the whole EIVS team that is working towards excellence in Ayurvedic education.

Board of directors: Ms. Girija DULAC Mr. Cédric SMITH-DULAC Dr. Sunil V. JOSHI Director of the Institute: Vaidya Atreya SMITH Director of Clinical Studies: Dr. Sunil V. JOSHI Director of Communications: Ms. Girija DULAC Director of Publications - Editions (...)

The Teachers

Here is a list of the teachers for the Institute.

Vaidya Atreya Smith, BSc, MA (ayu) Director and teacher of the Institute Vaidya Atreya Smith became interested in studying the Upanishads and Vedanta from the age of 19. This growing passion led him to India where he lived for many years and chose to dedicate his life to Vedanta in his (...)

Education Advisory Board

The members of the Education Advisory Board are responsible for the establishment of the teaching curriculum of the European Institute of Vedic Studies, Switzerland

Vaidya Atreya Smith, BSc, MA (ayu) Director of the Institute Vaidya Atreya Smith became interested in studying the Upanishads and Vedanta from the age of 19. This growing passion led him to India where he lived for many years and chose to dedicate his life to Vedanta in his twenties. Since (...)

The Mission of the Institute

Founded in 1998 the mission of the European Institute of Vedic Studies (EIVS) is to promote ancient Indian culture and to teach Ayurvedic medicine.

EIVS has the goal to provide a broad presentation of Vedic / Hindu culture through various branches of traditional knowledge such as philosophy, Jyotish, and Ayurveda by courses and extended trainings with Vaidya Atreya Smith. The purpose of EIVS is to offer a high level of andragogic (...)